Book Direct - put more money into the local community. Obviously we always want you to stay with us at The Caledon but it's not always possible - Book Directly Online with us first or call on 01983 293599 if you can't find what you are looking for. If we are full don't despair there are plenty of wonderful places to stay in Cowes - here are just a few of our friends: OneFifty Cowes - website - 07795 296399 - book online on booking.com Mimosa Lodge Continue reading →
Our New Noble Isle Toiletries The new tradition in luxury bathing, inspired by the British Isles - at The Caledon Guest House We have taken 18 months and many many samples (lots of showers, and lots of making friends and family smell little bottles) to find our new beautiful toiletries - www.nobleisle.com We chose Noble Isle as not only do they make the most amazing products but also they are a British company making all their products in the British Isles which fits in with Continue reading →
If you fancy a few drinks while in Cowes, whether it’s to watch the game, listen to live music, sit in the sun with a glass of wine or slurp on a few fruity cocktails then read on, Cowes had lots to offer! Traditional Pubs we like to frequent: The Fountain oldenglishinns.co.uk The Anchor Inn theanchorcowes.co.uk The Pier View pierview.co.uk The Vectis Tavern thevectistavern.co.uk The Union unioninncowes.co.uk Restaurants with bars: Coast thecoastbar.co.uk The Grill thegrillcowes.co.uk North House northhousecowes.co.uk
From this Autumn onwards, visitors to the Isle of Wight will be able to follow a new ‘Victoria’s Island’ Trail, and explore the monarch’s home – Osborne – where many of the events depicted in the new movie ‘Victoria & Abdul’ were filmed. Osborne on the Isle of Wight, the seaside residence of Queen Victoria, was one of the key locations used in the filming of the movie, due to be released September 2017, directed by Stephen Frears and starring Dame Judi Dench and renowned Continue reading →
Introducing The Caledon Guest House new in room baskets of local goodies for our guests to purchase. Filled to the brim with Isle of Wight Crystal drinks, Chocolate Mad Cowes handmade fudge, The Isle of Wight Biscuit Company biccies, Minibar Products collections and more! We really hope you like them!
We love this walk, stunning coastline views, beautiful wide open downs, the reward of Tennyson’s monument at the top and if you’re feeling energetic you can continue all the way to The Needles. One not be missed From the car park at Freshwater Bay, walk right along the road and turn left past the loos along the footpath until you reach the gate that takes you onto Tennyson Down, from there just keep walking on up! Some useful links: Nationaltrust.org.uk Telegraph.co.uk/travel Walkingbritain.co.uk
We are very lucky here on the Isle of Wight to have so many beautiful National Trust sites, from ancient woodlands and nature reserves to open downlands and dramatic coast lines with sheer chalk cliffs, not to mention a The Needles Battery, the 300 year old Bembridge Windmill, a Victorian fort under restoration, and an historic 17th century town hall with an interesting political past. Have a look at The Isle of Wight section on the National Trust website. It’s a brilliant resource, full of Continue reading →
Click on this post to see many useful cycle maps all over the Isle of Wight. The Island offers the cyclist dedicated cycleways – many following the course of disused railway lines, signed routes, miles of bridleways and quiet country lanes as an alternative to busy main roads. All of the maps below need the Adobe Acrobat Reader Here are some of the Island’s well established cyclepaths/ routes: Round the Island Cycle Route Chalk Ridge Extreme Yarmouth to Freshwater – Route 1 Yarmouth – Route Continue reading →
Unfortunately The Grill is no longer here – but has been replaced by a super new restaurant called Gastronomy – will get a review up soon It’s always good to see new restaurants open in Cowes, and The Grill is a very welcome addition! Serving really delicious food from their all-day restaurant and bar using local meats and seafood cooked over a charcoal grill. Open everyday from 11am till late, food served from 12pm – 10pm Call 01983 200666 for reservations. http://thegrillcowes.co.uk/
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.