Local Attractions

  • Vehicle Ferry Port
  • Osborne House
  • Quiet Beach
  • Cowes Harbour and Marinas

Description of the Area

East Cowes is a gateway to the Isle of Wight with passenger and vehicle ferry links to Southampton and easy access throughout the Island.
Church Mews is adjacent to Cowes Harbour and all the bustle of yachting and water sports that continues throughout the year. West Cowes offers a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants not to mention the beaches. Both East and West Cowes offer fantastic views of the Solent.

The old postcard shows the chain ferry as it was over a century ago. You can see the original church, of which 3 Church Mews is a part, in the background.

What to see and do during your stay

Old Chain Ferry - Church Mews in Background
Red Osprey Ferry Arriving at East Cowes
Cowes from the East Cowes Esplanade
Osborne House Gardens to Osborne Bay