Cowes Week 2016 bed and breakfast accommodation

Come and stay with us for Cowes Week 2016. We have 9 beautiful rooms, wonderful freshly cooked breakfasts using Isle of Wight produce and we are very friendly to boot! Free parking, great WiFi and only a 5 minute walk to Shepards Wharf Marina, 8 min walk to Cowes Yacht Haven and a 10 minute walk to Island Sailing Club. Minimum 8 nights stay. Room rates and availability are online www.the-caledon.co.uk, click on Book Now or call us on 01983 293599 to reserve your room.  

Round the Island Yacht Race 2015

Round The Island Race 2015. Sails on the horizon on Brook Beach What a beautiful day for it! Over 1500 yachts made their way round the Island on Saturday in glorious sunshine and good winds. Really great views, but not really captured on my iPhone! Lots of fab photos to be found on www.roundtheisland.org.uk and of course news and results! Congratulations to the crew of Whooper, the overall race winners who we bumped into in The Pier View on Saturday evening, well done guys, whoop! Continue reading →

Isle of Wight Festival 2015! 

A fantastic weekend had by all, so much fun! Highlights for me were seeing The Struts again this year up close and personal, James Bay, just love his voice, The View and Groove Armada. Mark thought Paulo Nutini was awesome, loved Foxes and Coasts, and my mum loved Imelda May, the girl rocks! So much to see and that’s without mentioning Prodigy, Blur, James, Pharrell and of course Fleetwood Mac! One seriously good festival and right on our doorstep, how lucky are we?! Thank you Continue reading →

Walk the Wight 2015

Why not come and take part in Walk the Wight this weekend in aid of The Earl Mountbatten Hospice and take in some of the amazing views the Isle of Wight has to offer. To register go to their website www.walkthewight.com. Walk the Wight are celebrating the walk’s 25th anniversary and it’s the largest European charity walk of its kind! Every year thousands of people walk to raise money for the Island’s only Hospice. The event has raised over £3 million pounds. It is also Continue reading →

Local artist Harriet Hue at The Caledon for Open Art Studios 2014

This weekend The Caledon is hosting the amazing Isle of Wight Artist Harriet Hue for the Isle of Wight Open Studios 2014. This brilliant event showcases the many talented artists on the Isle of Wight over 2 weekends. To read more visit www.isleofwightarts.com/openstudios/ where you can view all the artists taking part in this years event and download a copy of the 2014 yearbook. Come and meet Harriet in person at The Caledon from 10am to 5pm on the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st July. Continue reading →

Isle of Wight County Show 2014

The Isle of Wight County Show 2014 Another fabulous sunny weekend at The Isle of Wight County Show. Great to find out more about Island country life and farming and see so many animals up close and personal, who knew bulls were sooo enormous??? Lovely food stalls, rides for the kids, dog show, ponies, falconry display and show jumping! One for the diary next year For more info, go to Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society website www.riwas.org.uk The Caledon Guest Housewww.the-caledon.co.uk

Round The Island Yacht Race 2014

JP Morgan Round the Island Race 2014 A very slow but sunny race this year, with the winners, Team Richard Mille, taking nearly 9 hours! Phew! Ben Ainslie won last year taking only 2hrs 52mins! Lots of happy, sun kissed faces came home though, so there must have been just enough breeze out there. The JP Morgan team staying at The Caledon were very pleased with third place in their group.  Beautiful photo taken off The Needles by Thierry Martinez Photographe, and some fab pics here. Continue reading →

Isle of Wight Festival 2014

Isle of Wight Festival 2014 Another fabulous Isle of WIght Festival! Perfect sunny weather and discovering some top new bands made it one of the best in our 10 years here! Amber Run and The Struts were definite highlights, with James Walsh from Star Sailor and Calvin Harris big faves too. Thanks as usual to all our lovely guests for making it such a fun weekend, and for looking after our house…no mud this year, yay! Fab to see some of you again and great Continue reading →

Isle of Wight Marathon – Congrats Mark!

Congratulations to Mark for his fantastic effort on Sunday, his first ever marathon in 3hrs 51mins, pretty amazing I reckon (ok so I am a little biased!)  Well done to all the other runners too, including some of our guests who took part.  The Isle of Wight Marathon has been running continuously since 1957 making it the longest running marathon in the UK – there you go fact fans! So who’s up for entering next year? The Caledon Guest Housewww.the-caledon.co.uk