Relaxing pastel hues make the living space the perfect place to unwind.
This fabulous cottage sits in a terrace of similar properties.
The light filled double bedroom has a king-size bed.
The pretty garden catches the midday sun.
The contemporary kitchen overlooks the wonderful garden with exotic plants and fig tree.
Lunch is served.
The twin bedroom.
The shared family bathroom has a large shower cubicle.
Welcome to Winkle Cottage.
Close to Cowes town centre, Winkle Cottage is in a perfect location.
Sit back and relax in the light filled, open plan living space.
The sea is visible from the road outside Winkle Cottage.
The ornamental fireplace is the centre piece of the living space.
Exotic plants are abundant in the garden.
Shopping heaven in Cowes.
Perfectly situated in the historic Conservation Area of Cowes and surrounded by pretty, characterful streets.
Enjoy an early evening drink in the garden.
Take a stroll from Cowes to Gurnard.
A level walk makes this a great place for the little ones to ride along on their bike or scooter.
North House is situated a few minutes' walk away and is a lovely place to dine.
Cowes has a great selection of eclectic shops and eateries.
The park in Gurnard is a lovely place to take picnic and enjoy an afternoon out.
You'll be spoilt for choice with the wide range of independent shops.
Gurnard a beautiful spot to watch the sun go down.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch or a delicious ice cream at The Water's Edge beach café.

Winkle Cottage

4395

Cowes / Sleeps 4 + cot*

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Union Inn (150 yards)

A traditional pub located in Cowes old town, close to the ferry terminal and yacht clubs. Food is locally sourced where possible and cooked to order. Children and dogs are welcome.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Eves October 2021

Nice cosy pub

Popped in for a drink early evening. Cosy, traditional pub with a nice atmosphere. Not sure if they serve food as didn’t see any sign of any whilst there.

Nearest beach

Cowes Beach (½ mile)

Home of the famous Cowes Week Sailing Regatta, Cowes Beach takes pride of place overlooking the Solent. Wander the esplanade running the length of the beach, take up a seat and watch the many yachts and ships that make their way past or hunt for seaglass on the beach's sandy underbelly. A sand and shingle mix, Cowes Beach enjoys seasonal facilities and there are plenty of amenities available in Cowes itself.

Nearest walk

Cascading Canopies Histree Trail (½ mile)

Budding botanists and devoted dendrologists rejoice, for this is a beautiful trail under 2 miles long, featuring some special species of trees as you walk around Cowes. iwight.com have a full description and printable download.

Nearest town

Cowes (150 yards)

If you had to name a town on the Isle of Wight, this would be most people's answer. Famous for 'Cowes Week', a world reknowned sailing event, the town sits at the mouth of the River Medina on the northern tip of the island. Easy to escape to from the mainland, Cowes has everything you could want from a holiday destination.

Also nearby

Gurnard (1 ¼ miles)

A hidden gem, west of well-known Cowes, think beautiful beach huts lining the shores, picnic greens and happy families. This is a great place to bring the little ones. Only a half hour walk from Cowes makes it well located for bigger days out, but you should find all you need here, with the sailing club keeping everyone entertained and the plethera of eateries keeping everyone full.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2017

Gurnard is such a pretty place. The children loved skimming stones on the beach here, then a long play in the lovely park (which is enclosed) and then we finished off with a hot chocolate and a slice of cake at the Watersedge Beach Cafe. Perfect!

Parkhurst Forest (3 ¾ miles)

A large area of woodland maintained by the Forestry Commission. There's miles of woodland walks suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers. The red squirrel hide is a great place to spot wildlife from.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Sheridan September 2021

Walk in the forest

Lovely place to walk, the dogs loved it but we didn't see any squirrels unfortunately


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe April 2017

Great place for a walk and to get close to nature - and we saw a red squirrel!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2017

Beautiful place to walk the dog and the kids!

The Breeze Restaurant (3 miles)

Visit the peaceful marina at Harbour Island and enjoy sitting by the water and watching the world go by. The interior has recently undergone extensive renovation and outside there's a raised seating platform giving a stunning view over the river Medina. open daily throughout the year this restaurant is ideally located just two miles south of Cowes.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Franks October 2020

Meal at heBreeze

Well organised COVID-19 procedures in place., but they isn’t interfere with the service. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The meal was really lovely, well cooked and portions were brilliant..
When we left we were pleasantly stuffed.

Seaview to Ryde Walk (8 ¾ miles)

Park your car anywhere on the Esplanade at Seaview and walk past the Boathouse pub with the sea on your right. You will pass rows of beach huts, woodland and into Puckpool Park. The sea views are stunning across the Solent to the mainland and the park itself is a gem. The path hugs the coast all the way around to Ryde, past Appley beach with its gothic tower and into the town. You'll find lots of places to eat and drink en-route, the path is even and flat so suitable for pushchairs. Dogs are allowed on the footpaths but restricted on the beach so do check the signs. The return walk is approx 2 miles depending how far into Ryde you walk and the best return route is back the way you came.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Farr October 2021

Easy flat walk

Great walk to Ryde especially as you can walk across the beach at all states ot the tide


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2021

Lovely coast path

Great views, accessible with a pushchair and plenty of places to stop on route for refreshments and a great kids park in puckpool park (with public toilets), our toddler loved it. The Old Barracks beer garden is sunny and nice with reasonably priced drinks. Don't miss the sand playground on Ryde seafront if you have little kids, our toddler loved it!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Reeve September 2020

Nice Walk

It is a nice walk along the coast from Seaview to Ryde. There are a couple of park cafes on the way and some nice coffee shops in Ryde.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Cox September 2020

Excellent pushchair friendly walk

A lovely walk from the doorstep, although you may need to walk via Bluett Road in Seaview at high tide! There are a couple of cafes in Puckpool to take a rest and refreshments.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Butler September 2019

Enjoyable walk

With the sea to look at and all the activity on it along the way it is a very enjoyable walk. When the tide is out you can shorten the walk by cutting across the beaches. If you walk along the paths you will pass a small nature reserve which can be visited by all, a couple of pubs, The Boathouse looked good, a cafe which we went in called The Dell and recreations. The area named Appley has a Coastal Foley and woods to walk through. The beach at Ryde is large and sandy, and Ryde has many places for refreshments after your walk. You can continue your walk along the pier, which is free for pedestrians. We estimated the distance to be a little over 2 miles, we took our time and enjoyed the views.

The Grill (90 yards)

A contemporary restaurant, two minutes walk away from the Parade. Local meats and seafoods are cooked over charcoal and served in pleasant surroundings in central Cowes.

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