Did you know...Cowes is home to the annual Cowes Week sailing regatta every August?

So you’ve all heard of Cowes Week - when the sailing world floats its way to the Isle of Wight’s natural harbour for a packed programme of events, but have you explored the town behind the headlines? Cowes is a town with maritime history around every corner, and its famous harbour is backed by winding pedestrianised streets lined with chic independent shops. Better yet, you’ll be able to take to the water even if you don’t roll up on your own yacht, as Cowes and East Cowes are connected by a nostalgic chain ferry that takes passengers across the River Medina.

The Harbour Kitchen

Days in Cowes are usually spent watching the boats bobbing in the marinas, wandering the winding narrow streets and just enjoying the atmosphere, and that’s probably why each day tends to end with a hankering for good food that you can take your time over. And that’s where The Harbour Kitchen comes in… A new face on the Cowes restaurant...

isurf Mobile Surf School

Here’s an idea, a surf school that plans the locations of its classes around the weather and the surf – avoiding the disappointment of turning up ready to face the waves only to find that they’re in short supply. isurf Mobile Surf School is the Isle of Wight’s only mobile surf school and its experts offer surfing and Stand up...
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