Cowes tourist and travel information

Cowes Travel Information

Travel Information Cowes is a seaport town located on the west bank of the estuary of the River Medina, facing the smaller town of East Cowes on the east Bank. The town gives its name to the world's oldest regular regatta, Cowes Week, which occurs in the first week of August.

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Coaches Cowes - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

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Roads Cowes on the Isle of Wight - Travel by road - Cowes is on the A 3020, located at the ferry terminal at Cowes.

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Ferries - ztown Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries operates a round-the-clock service between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight. We run every day of the year on three routes across the Solent and sail up to 230 times a day. Portsmouth to Fishbourne takes approximately 40 minutes; Lymington to Yarmouth 30 minutes (both car ferries), and Portsmouth to Ryde around 18 minutes (FastCat foot passenger catamaran).

Red Funnel operates a car and passenger service between Southampton and East Cowes. High speed passenger-only services to Southampton operate from "West" Cowes under the name of "Red Jet".
Hovertravel
carries passengers between Southsea and Ryde aboard a hovercraft.

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Travel by train

Rail Island Line operate the eight and half miles of passenger railway on the Isle of Wight, serving the island towns of Ryde, Brading, Sandown, Lake and Shanklin. The railway connects to the high speed ferry terminal at the top of Ryde Pier, allowing easy access to the mainland and London. They are electric trains, former London Underground rolling stock.

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Cowes Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Cowes - Sport - Cowes Combined Clubs, Regatta House, 18 Bath Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7QN. Tel: +44 (0)1983 295 744.

COWES GOLF CLUB, Crossfield Avenue, Cowes, Tel: 01983 292303.

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Shopping

Stores Cowes - Shopping - Cowes has a delightful narrow pedestrianised High Street with some excellent shops. The town also has an array of clothing shops, gift shops, delicatessens, cafes, restaurants and lively pubs.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Cowes - Entertainment and attractions - Robin Hill Country Adventure Park, Robin Hill, Downend, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU. Osborne House, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6JY, located in East Cowes is the magnificent Osborne House, former seaside holiday home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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Museum

Other information Cowes - Other information - Cowes Maritime Museum, Beckford Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7SG. Tel: 01983 823433. Isle of Wight Model Railway, The Parade, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Tel: 01983 280 111.

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