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Two Elements – Bike and Paddle Board Hire

We are super super pleased to have these guys down the road from us now offering Paddle Board and Mountain Bike hire in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Check out their great website – www.twoelements.co.uk – for guides of where to go and what to do, as well as all the prices etc They will deliver up to us at The Caledon if you ask and they can stay safe and secure in our bike store overnight if you rent for more than 1 day. Check out Continue reading →

Come and cycle the Isle of Wight

Come and cycle the Isle of Wight and stay with us at The Caledon Guest House in Cowes. Really convenient location right on the round the island cycle route with secure cycle storage, beautiful rooms and great local breakfast. We are a super base from which to complete the famous Isle of Wight Randonnee (Round the Island cycle route) or take on any other part of the many cycle paths and trails the Isle of Wight has to offer. Bring your bike over on the Continue reading →

Coast Bar and Dining Room Cowes

Without doubt the most popular place to eat and drink in Cowes, Coast bar and Dining Room guarantees a buzzing atmosphere! Great food and wine with friendly service in a relaxed setting. Booking recommended as its always busy whatever the day of the week. On our last visit there for a friend’s birthday, Mark had an excellent Bembridge crab and chilli risotto and I really enjoyed my Pork Fillet in Orchard Pig Cider & Mustard Sauce. I am also a fan of sharing a selection of their Continue reading →

Check Out Time

Our usual check out time at The Caledon is 10.30am, which we hope you will find allows plenty of time for a leisurely breakfast before you depart. If however you would like to stay a while longer and have that well deserved lie in, you can extend your check out time to 1pm for just £10. To choose this option when booking on our website, simply select Late Check Out on the Booking Extras page (after you have selected your room). If you have already booked then Continue reading →

Meeting room in Cowes

If you need a meeting room or interview room in Cowes, Isle of Wight then please give us a call to discuss on 01983 293599 or drop us an email at stay@the-caledon.co.uk. We have three elegant rooms available for your use in our beautiful guest house; if you are after a relaxed environment you can choose to chat over a coffee on comfy sofas in our Guest Lounge.  This can also be used as a superb meet and greet area. If you want to hold Continue reading →

Have a drink & relax

We are very pleased to have teamed up with the Isle of Wights only distillery to bring you Wight Mermaid Gin (along with everyone favourite Fevertree Tonic). Now you can sit back and relax in your room or the lounge downstairs and enjoy the wonderful botanicals of our local brew.   If gin is not your thing then don’t worry, we have a lovely red and white wine, soft drinks and a delicious Prosecco for those special occasions.  The honesty bar is open till 10pm each evening Continue reading →

The Mess Canteen & Bar, Cowes – Now Reclaimed Cafe & Bar – CLOSED

The Mess Canteen has now had a makeover and is now called ‘Reclaimed Cafe & Bar’ Check out their new facebook page     The Mess Canteen is a great little bar in Cowes High Street. The food is really good – Mark’s favourite dish is their amazing fish cakes, I have a penchant for their delicious burgers with rosemary fries and my bro-in-law Rob nearly always has their lovely big slab of ham with egg and chips. YUM! The Mess is also a really Continue reading →

Sean the Cyclist – Annual Training Plans & Bicycle Services

Sean Williams Cycling Fitness Sean is just down the road from us and offers a great service for those wanting to take their cycling up a gear!  If you need a bike service or running repairs he is your man, and can set you on the right path to train that body that sits on top too. Check out Seans website - Seanthecyclist - Book in with us, your bike will be safe and dry in our amazing cycle store and Sean can map out your Continue reading →

15% Red Funnel Ferry Discount Codes

Red Funnel Ferry Discount Codes We are super pleased to be able to offer you our 15% discount code to use on Red Funnels website when you book to stay with us here at The Caledon, in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. All you need to do is use our website to book at least one nights stay and add the discount code option onto your booking - Mark will then send the single use unique code for you to use with Red Funnel and you will Continue reading →

Not all bricks are equal

        We love our house so much – it has looked after us for over 13 years now and is the perfect place for us to run our bed and breakfast. Gradually we are exposing more and more of the original brickwork around the house, we think it adds a real warmth and depth of history to the character of the building. It’s not something that you can easily recreate in large modern hotels and adds that personal touch to staying in Continue reading →