Cowes & East Cowes
Cowes is a vibrant, exciting place at any time, with sporting and cultural events throughout the year. It’s a sophisticated resort you won’t want to miss. The town stretches across the mouth of the river Medina estuary, where the famous chain ferry shuttles pedestrians and cars from one side of the river to the other, in just a few minutes.
Explore our rich and fascinating history by visiting maritime museums or Queen Victoria’s seaside palace. Enjoy a stroll along the seafront and see boats of every shape and size, or head for the nearby beaches to soak up the sun.
Browse the town’s famous shopping streets and pick up everything from designer socks to artisan cheese and wine. Pretty pavement cafes, bars, boutique shops and galleries can be found in East and West Cowes, Relax over a glass of fizz and then choose somewhere special for dinner, there’s nowhere like Cowes after dark.
Stay in Cowes or the surrounding area to take full advantage of everything this resort has to offer, and when you know Cowes, head off to explore more of the Isle of Wight. Welcome to Cowes!