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 →

Restaurant Guide for Cowes, we are spoilt for choice!

We are very lucky in Cowes, there are lots of great places to eat and drink! It’s definitely worth booking ahead as they’re either very busy or quite tiny, either way they can get booked up quickly. Here we’ve put together a list of our favourites, most of them have menus on their websites to peruse‚Ķ Coast –¬†Website ¬†–¬†see our review¬†– always busy, just had a great refurb – you must book in advance. North House , luxury hotel and restaurant ¬†–¬†Website¬†– decadant food, wine 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 →

Cowes Week 2018

Stay close to the action in 2018 We are now taking bed and breakfast bookings for Lendy Cowes Week 2018. As it is always so so busy in Cowes we are only taking bookings for at least 8 nights starting on Friday or Saturday 3rd/4th August 2018. So if you want to stay close to the action or are in need of a few rooms for entertaining clients then let us know Mark & Andrea The Caledon    

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 →

Cowes Accommodation Directory – some of our friends

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 →

Where to drink in Cowes

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  

The Grill…a great new restaurant in Cowes

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/

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.  

Taxis in Cowes

If you are staying at The Caledon Guest House in Cowes and need to arrange a taxi to or from work or a wedding, then here are a few local firms you can call. TJ Taxis – 01983 520274 or 07768 426645 Cowes Taxis – 01983 294444 Rounsevell Taxis, East Cowes –¬†01983 280800 We really would recommend that you try and book in advance, as it can be really difficult to get a taxi at short notice. Also ask for a rough idea of price Continue reading →