Visiting by land

From the foot passenger ferry to West Cowes

If you have stepped off the Redjet from Southampton Cowes Yacht Haven is just to the left – the other side of The Town Quay and Cowes Harbour Commission Building.
Depending on the time of year, the gates may be closed so walk south along the High Street and enter the Marina Walk gate.
If you are travelling by car or taxi our address is:

Cowes Yacht Haven
Vectis Yard
High Street, Cowes PO31 7BD

Getting to Cowes and the Isle of Wight from London and the South East

By public transport

Cowes is only two hours from the centre of London by train from Waterloo.   Regular train services run to Southampton Central, where a free bus service will take travellers to Southampton Town Quay and the Redjet terminal. 

Southampton Airport has regular flights to over 40 UK and western European cities.  Southampton Airport Parkway rail station is a 5 minute walk from the terminal, and once train stop from Southampton Central.

By Car

Red Funnel ferry services run from Southampton to East Cowes    

Wightlink ferry services run from Portsmouth to Fishbourne, and Lymington to Yarmouth.

Getting to the vehicle entrance

Once you have reached Cowes - to get to the vehicle entrance – from Mill Hill Road turn left on to West Hill Road, turn right on to Beckford Road.  Cross the junction between the High Street and Birmingham Road carefully and continue down the slope to the vehicle gates into Cowes Yacht Haven.

There is limited parking on site, but space to unload and trolleys are available to move equipment and provisions to your vessel.

By Plane

Bembridge Airfield is an unlicensed airfield with a gliding centre.  Visiting aircraft are welcome but Prior Permission is required.  (PPR)

Taxis on the Isle of Wight

cowestaxis.com       01983 294444
www.cowescabs.co.uk   01983 303020
Alpha Cars  01983 280 280
TJ Taxi services   01983 520274