The Caledon Guest House
Mill Hill Road
Isle of Wight
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Central train station is served from all parts of the UK, from where the
free CityLink shuttle
bus will drop you outside the Red Funnel Ferry Terminal.
www.redfunnel.co.uk 0844 844 9988.
The hi-speed passenger only ferry service takes just 22 minutes to reach
Cowes and runs every half hour. You cannot book this, just turn up.
Once in Cowes come out of the ferry terminal onto the High Street and turn
left. Walk all the way up the
high street past Beckford Road until you reach the Police Station on your
right and The Duke of York pub in front
of you. Turn right up Mill Hill Road, and we are number 59 on the right hand
side. This walk will take 5-10
minutes. Itís uphill so if you have heavy luggage you may want to hop in a
taxi at the Terminal, usually about
Exit the M3 at Junction 14 following the signs for M27 West and
From the west or east
Exit the M27 at Junction 3 (M271) Southampton West and Docks. Follow the
brown English Tourist Board sign - WestQuay and Waterfront.
Continue to follow the sign marked Dock Gates 4-10 and brown English
Tourist Board sign to WestQuay and Waterfront. Continue through one set
of traffic lights, keeping to the outside lane. Bear right at a set of
traffic lights on to the A33 and follow the signs to Dock Gates 4-8,
WestQuay and Waterfront. Drive through a series of traffic lights until
you reach the Mayflower roundabout with the De Vere Grand Harbour Hotel
on the left and the Holiday Inn on the right. Take the right hand lane,
follow the sign marked Dock Gate 4 Waterfront, and you will find Red
Funnel's Terminal 1 on the right, signposted Red Funnel Dock Gate 7.
Once in East Cowes you need
to cross the River Medina to Cowes. Either take your car on the Chain Ferry (Directions to Chain Ferry)
known as the Floating Bridge for £2, which runs
continuous crossings throughout the day (05:05 - 00:20) or drive to Cowes via Newport
which takes about 20 minutes.
There are also services between
Lymington & Yarmouth and Portsmouth & Ryde