Destination Cowes is a new partnership that has been created to attract visitors and events to Cowes, East Cowes and the surrounding area. A new website will be launched in early 2017 - but for now, you can find information about Cowes, such as Events, places to Explore and more in our Destination Cowes Guide.
In the meantime, find out more about what is going on in Cowes and the surrounding area by clicking on the links below.
Cowes is rich in history and heritage, from Royal roots to world famous sailing events, and from being a leader in boat building for hundreds of years, to having interesting art and photography galleries - Cowes and the surrounding area has it all.
With plenty of boutique shops, a chain ferry linking the towns of Cowes and East Cowes - one of the only remaining chain ferries in the UK - and plenty of great pubs and restaurants, there is so much to explore during your stay.
Whether you're sailing into Cowes Harbour, or arriving through one of the ferry ports - you'll find the perfect accommodation to suit you - from hotels, to crew housing, as well as B&Bs and holiday camps.
Here are some essential links to help you make the most out of your stay in Cowes.
Cowes Business Association - A business association with the tagline "Promoting partnership and supporting businesses in Cowes and its surrounding areas". Visit the website to find out more about and to search for local businesses.
Our Destination Cowes Guide is jam packed full of great things to do during your stay. You could spend half the day in East Cowes and half in Cowes - taking in both sides - as suggested on pages 12 and 13, or just browse through the directory to find a museum to visit, followed by a spot of lunch.
You could take a bike ride following the course of the River Medina, or sail into Cowes Harbour using the power of the wind, and why not spend a day in Gurnard - making sure you are there in the evening to catch the glorious sunset - no matter what you choose to do, Cowes has plenty to inspire you.
Whatever you choose to do, you'll enjoy everything Cowes has to offer.