Cowes Beach Isle of Wight

Cowes Beach Isle of WightThe beach at Cowes is a shingle beach and runs West of the centre of Cowes along the Esplanade. At the Cowes end of the beach there is a small park behind the beach where many people prefer to sit and enjoy a picnic or sunbathe between swims.

Beach has a ice cream shop on the Esplanade but refreshment can be brought from Cowes centre or some prefer to walk down to Gurnard where there is a cafe serving hot and cold food with views of the sea.

In the evening the beach is a great place to see the lights of Southampton and passing ships which have a still beauty as they pass in the night.

There is parking along the seafront and in neighbouring streets. A car park on the outskirts of Cowes is also an option There are public toilets behind the beach front.

Getting To Cowes Beach: Cowes beach is near West Cowes on the North West coast of the Isle of Wight. Follow the main road from Newport to West Cowes and follow signs the Esplanade Rd. Alternatively you can reach the beach by following signs to Gurnard from the main Newport to Cowes road and continue past Gurnard towards Cowes.

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Cowes Beach Holiday Cottages

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The Glass House

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£1799 - £10643

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This wonderful detached property stands in a superb position beside the sea, close to the centre of Cowes. It enjoys panoramic sea views from almost every room. The glass walls, balconies and large open terraces of the house enable visitors to relax, enjoy meals and awake to the sight of the sea. The Glass House is literally a stones throw from the sea and the centre of the small town of Cowes is within a 5 minute walk. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. The Glass House Cottage has an approval rating of 4.5 stars from 25 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Little Dormers Cottage

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£289 - £700

Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; babies under 12 months welcome
Little Dormers is the wing of a lovely detached property, in a quiet close, with beautiful sea views. Visitors can relax on the terrace and watch the sailing boats and cruise liners. It is within a 12 minute walk of the quiet beach of Gurnard. Here there is also a public house and a pleasant cafe providing refreshments. An easy 20 minute stroll beside the sea takes you into the centre of Cowes with its small shops and range of good restaurants. Osborne house, the former island home of Queen Victoria is also nearby. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Little Dormers Cottage has an approval rating of 4.9 stars from 56 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Greenside Cottage

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£1295 - £1925

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms plus a baby in a cot
Greenside is very pleasantly situated in a quiet, prestigious residential area of Cowes. There are open views from the rear of the house across the golf course. It is less than half a mile from the beach at Gurnard. The centre of Cowes is a 15-minute walk from the house. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Greenside Cottage has an approval rating of 4.7 stars from 6 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Briary Cottage

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£409 - £1659

Sleeps 4 (inclusive of a baby under 12 months) in 2 bedrooms. Children 5+ welcome
This lovely two bedroom cottage is very attractively situated on Egypt Esplanade, near Cowes and is within a one minute walk of the sea. There are open sea views from the living room, double bedroom and garden. Briary Cottage has been furnished and equipped, with great care, to a high standard. Cowes and Gurnard are both within a short walk along the sea front. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Briary Cottage has an approval rating of 5 stars from 34 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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High Rising Cottage

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£579 - £1679

Sleeps 6+1 in 3 bedrooms
High Rising is situated within a few minutes walk of the sea at Gurnard. Here there is a quiet beach where visitors can enjoy paddling swimming and boating. A pleasant café and nearby public house provide refreshments. There is easy access to the west side of the Island with its quiet sandy coves and the nearby National Nature reserve of Newtown – an area of outstanding Natural Beauty and a wonderful area for walking and bird watching. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. High Rising Cottage has an approval rating of 4.8 stars from 48 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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The Indian Summer House

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£369 - £1362

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This is a wonderful retreat standing amidst a large garden, adjacent to woodland and the wonderful estate of Osborne House – the Island palace of Queen Victoria. The Indian Summer House has a fascinating history. From the cottage quiet lanes and footpaths can be followed to the sea which is only a quarter of a mile away. There is easy access to Cowes which is built astride the River Medina - a small chain ferry links the two parts. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. The Indian Summer House Cottage has an approval rating of 4.1 stars from 45 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Medham Farm Cottage

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£345 - £695

Sleeps 2 + 1 in 1 bedroom
This lovely detached cottage is beautifully situated in delightful countryside, with the most wonderful open views across rolling lawns and fields to the valley of the River Medina which gently meanders into the distance. It is a peaceful location on the 35 acre Medham Farm and visitors have open access to the private meadow, lake and beautiful woodland of the farm. This is an area rich in wildlife with frogs, newts and ducks in the pond the garden overlooks. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Medham Farm Cottage has an approval rating of 4.9 stars from 44 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Yew Tree House

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

£525 - £1325

New Property: Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms
Large detached house in lovely rural location adjoining Parkhurst Forest but within a 10 minute drive of the market town of Newport, the sailing centre of Cowes and the beaches of Gurnard and Thorness Bay. Spacious accommodation in quiet hamlet with almost no passing traffic. Two double bedrooms and one twin, a bathroom and en-suite shower room; large sitting room with wood burning stove. Central heating. Large secluded garden which is fenced and gated. Arrangements can be made for use of hot tub in the garden. Lovely walking area. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Yew Tree House Cottage has an approval rating of 5 stars from 3 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests. Yew Tree House is a new Isle of Wight self catering cottage.

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Wootton Isle of Wight

Sleeps 10 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
This lovely stone barn is attractively situated on the outer edge of Wootton adjoining delightful countryside and less than a mile from the coast. The sandy beaches of the seaside resort of Ryde are within a 10 minute drive. Wootton has several small shops, a hotel and three public houses, two of which have restaurants overlooking the attractive estuary. View The Barn »

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Two Dores Hill Cottage

Isle of Wight » North

£355 - £699

New Cottage Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
One of two cottages in lovely countryside with views across fields to the coast. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with care to retain original features. It provides charming accommodation with a double bedroom with 'king size' bed and a bathroom with bath and overhead shower upstairs. On the ground floor there is a spacious living room with a beautiful fireplace and wood burning stove plus a well equipped fitted kitchen. The cottage has a fenced garden with a lovely summer house where visitors can relax and also enjoy rural and coastal views. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage.

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One Dores Hill Cottage

Isle of Wight » North

£325 - £649

New Cottage Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
One of two traditional cottages in lovely countryside with views across fields to the coast. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with care to retain original features. It provides charming accommodation with a double bedroom with 'king size' bed and a bathroom with bath and overhead shower upstairs. On the ground floor there is a spacious living room with a beautiful fireplace and wood burning stove plus a well equipped fitted kitchen. The cottage has a fenced garden with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. One Dores Hill Cottage has an approval rating of 4.3 stars from 3 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Virginia Cottage

Isle of Wight » Central » Carisbrooke

£385 - £1445

Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms, Children Welcome
This picturesque Grade II listed cottage dates back to 1676 and is attractively situated at the end of a quiet lane with a lovely ford and footpath leading to the nearby medieval castle of Carisbrooke. Located in the oldest part of Carisbrooke village which is a conservation area lying within ‘An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The castle is only 5 minutes walk away and can be glimpsed from the garden and main bedrooms. This is a wonderful walking area as within 5 minutes walk of the cottage visitors can join the famous Tennyson Trail which follows the downs westerly towards The Needles. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Virginia Cottage has an approval rating of 4.7 stars from 33 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Dairy Cottage

Isle of Wight » Central » Carisbrooke

£369 - £1169

Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome.
Dairy Cottage is an attractive stone cottage enjoying rural views and with glimpses of Carisbrooke Castle from the master bedroom. The castle is within a 15 minute walk. The cottage is located at the heart of the Isle of Wight and within a short drive of the coast in any direction. Local walks follow the top of the Downs as far as Freshwater and Alum Bay and enjoy wonderful views all along the way. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Dairy Cottage has an approval rating of 4.2 stars from 28 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Marvel Cottage

Isle of Wight » Central

£299 - £945

New Cottage Sleeps 4 + a baby in 2 bedrooms.
Lovely farm cottage with delightful rural views across lakes to the downs beyond. The picturesque farm is in a wonderful cycling and walking area with direct access to a network of cycle paths, footpaths and bridleways, and private access to the Stenbury Trail which ultimately extends from Cowes to the coast at Ventnor. The Tennyson Trail extending to the western tip of the island is also easily reached. The cottage has been furnished and equipped with care to a high standard and offers charming accommodation in beautiful surroundings with ducks, swans and a huge variety of other wildlife including red squirrels as constant visitors. Horses are kept on the farm and trout fishing can be arranged. The central location of the cottage makes it an ideal base for touring the island. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Marvel Cottage has an approval rating of 5 stars from 12 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests. Marvel Cottage is a new Isle of Wight self catering cottage.

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Bramble Cottage

Isle of Wight » Central

£435 - £1495

Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage is situated in the small rural hamlet of Bowcombe which stands between the pretty village of Shorwell and Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. Shorwell and Carisbrooke are both within a 5 minute drive and have public houses which are good for meals. The cottage offers easy access to the small bays and coves on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Brighstone beach is within a 10 minute drive and the larger sandy beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin are within a 20 minute drive. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Bramble Cottage has an approval rating of 4.7 stars from 53 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Shalfleet Manor Farmhouse Cottage

Isle of Wight » West

£429 - £1729

Farmhouse with swimming pool - Sleeps 8 + baby in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This farmhouse is attractively situated on the edge of the pretty village of Shalfleet towards the West side of the Isle of Wight. The cottage adjoins the grounds of Shalfleet Manor House and has its own private entrance into a quiet lane which leads from the village to a footpath on Newtown Creek. This estuary, which is only a few minutes walk from the farmhouse, is part of a National Nature Reserve and is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Several secluded bays and beaches are within 10 minutes drive. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage.

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Shalfleet Manor Barn Cottage

Isle of Wight » West

£395 - £1625

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms: with swimming pool
Situated within a few minutes walk of the centre of the pretty village of Shalfleet on the west side of the Isle of Wight. The village has a lovely 12th century church, its own village shop and a public house which is extremely good for meals. There is a tennis court which visitors are welcome to use and also an attractive heated swimming pool. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Shalfleet Manor Barn Cottage has an approval rating of 4.2 stars from 40 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.

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Shalfleet Manor Cottage

Isle of Wight » West

£282 - £665

Sleeps 2 in one bedroom
This pretty detached cottage is attractively situated in the beautiful gardens of Shalfleet Manor House. The Manor house is built of Island stone and dates back to the 1600's. It is close to the centre of the village and surrounded by several acres of garden. In the gardens is a beautifully secluded heated swimming pool which visitors are welcome to use. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage.

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