Cowes Week in Winchester

Since 1826 Cowes Week has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar and is one of the UK's longest running and most successful sporting events. With guaranteed excitement both on and off the water, the race has everything from competitive racing during the day to socialising in the evening. 

Cowes Week will bring the world’s biggest sailing stars and excitement to competitors and spectators alike and with over 1,000 yachts and 8,000 competitors taking part in some top-class sailing.

The Holiday Inn Winchester is located a 30 minute drive from Southampton where you catch the ferry to the Isle of Wight. Southampton is also accessible via train from Winchester to Southampton Central train station.