The Isle of Wight is an undeniably breath taking place, filled with much natural beauty. It is a favourite for family and romantic getaways, and from the 4th to 11th August it will be packed with thrill seekers of the sea. That’s right, Cowes Week is returning for another fantastic eight day extravaganza!
Cowes Week is a staple of the British sporting calendar, being over 180 years old it is the oldest and largest annual sailing regatta in the World. This must see sporting event hosts over 8,500 competitors who range from weekend sailors who enjoy the sport as a hobby, all the way to Olympic athletes. Cheering them on will be 10,000 spectators who can choose to show their support on land or at the very forefront of the action in in a spectator boat.
There are loads of activities to get involved in during Cowes Week making it the perfect excuse for a getaway with the family or friends! Explore the island in all its glory and fall in love with its rolling countryside and sandy beaches. If you’re looking to get the full festival feel go for a wonder around the town of Cowes and be blown away by all it has to offer; think cosy traditional pubs, shops upon shops, a fascinating museum and Queen Victoria’s old holiday home Osbourne House. If that’s not enough, Cowes Week will also host its famous firework display on the final Friday of the event.
Whether you’re gearing up to sail your heart out and win some races, or if you’re looking forward to staying safely on shore and joining in the on-land fun, SMC Coach Hire are ready to get you safely to and from Cowes Week. With vehicles ranging from 8 to 75 seats, we have something available for all party sizes. For those looking to treat themselves to some luxury travel, we can provide executive and luxury vehicles to suit your needs for this event. SMC Coach Hire we pride ourselves on our competitive rates and friendly, professional service so you can rest easy knowing your travel is in safe hands. Use our easy online enquiry form today for a free quotation!