Accommodation in Cowes for Red Ensign and UKSA courses

Come and stay at The Caledon Guest House Cowes while on your course at the UKSA or Red Ensign Training. We are only an 8 min walk from UKSA and a 4 min walk to Red Ensign Training. We provide peaceful luxury in comfy rooms with free fast wifi and a great cooked breakfast each morning. Most rooms have a desk for studying into the evening if you need or you are welcome to work in our reception room.  We have a small fridge and microwave for Continue reading →

Live Like This

Looking for the perfect gift but no idea where to begin? ‘Live Like This’ in Cowes high street is the place to go! Run by Tracey and Matt and their lovely team, Live Like This is a beautiful interiors, lifestyle furnishings and accessories shop with a friendly and fun atmosphere. It’s a real girlie destination selling everything from jewellery, bags, mugs, candles to cushions, clothing and greetings cards. The only problem being that you’ll want to buy everything in there for yourself, be warned! http://www.livelikethis.co.uk/ Brilliantly, Live Like Continue reading →

Chocolate Mad Cowes

If you’re looking for something really fun to do for the afternoon while in Cowes, why not try a very informal couple of hours in Cowes brilliant Chocolate shop ‘Chocolate Mad Cowes’. For as little as £30 per couple you can have a go at making truffles, lollipops and bars of delicious chocolate! Great idea for a winter weekend once you are feeling windswept and shopped out! Chocolate Mad Cowes is run by a friendly team and is situated at 13 Bath Road, Cowes. Just give Continue reading →

Sunset at Gurnard beach, Isle of Wight

Beautiful end to a beautiful day watching the sunset at Gurnard beach, Isle Wight! If it’s been one of those gorgeous sunny days when you know the sky will be putting on an evening display, there is no better place on the Island than Gurnard to soak up those last few rays of sunshine. Take a picnic or a bottle of wine, wrap up warm and watch the sun go down on Gurnard beach, or grab a window seat at The Woodvale pub and relax. Continue reading →

Brawn’s of Cowes is now a French Brasserie!

Unfortunately Brawns is no longer trading but has been replaced by the amazing Nomad   If you’re looking for somewhere fresh and new to go in Cowes, then head on over to the friendly team at Brawn’s. New owner and chef Charlie has lovingly refurbished the place (even making his own tables, very impressed!) and Brawn’s is no longer a tapas restaurant but a lovely French Brasserie! Mark and I had a fab meal there last week; the guinea fowl was delicious, the chocolate mousse Continue reading →