Port of East Cowes

About Cowes, Guide and Tourist Attractions
(East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK)

Located on the Isle of Wight, East Cowes is best known for its attractive port that provides access from Southampton to the Isle of Wight.

Each year, in the beginning of August, the picturesque port of Cowes is crowded with yachts from destinations around the world.

Cowes Week is one of the globe's biggest sailing events, attracting more millionaires per square foot in Cowes than anywhere else on the globe. It is a fact that the series of races attract international attention and the best yachts and sailors can be seen in action during this prominent sailing event.

What to Do in East Cowes

East Cowes and other localities throughout the island offer numerous walking paths. This network of walking paths makes it easy to get up close to nature and walking through some of the island's astonishing nature is a popular activity.

The island also offers excellent outdoor and sport activities such as mountain biking, quad biking, duke karting and much more.

Tourist Attractions

From West Cowes, it is a 15-minute drive to Newport. From Newport, there are many connections to other destinations throughout the Isle of Wight. The island is a star tourist attraction and all year round visitors come to the island to escape the hustle and bustle of the mainland.

The Isle of Wight boasts beautiful nature and is an ideal location to unwind. Its attractions draw crowds of tourists including the island's excellent museums, a wild life park, golf course, beautiful gardens, a selection of fine restaurants and historic buildings such as Carrisbrook Castle and Osborne House.

Cowes Port

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