Did you watch BBC One’s Britain’s Hidden Heritage programme last night? The popular Sunday night heritage series returned, with host Paul Martin visiting the fabulous seaside retreat of Queen Victoria – Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.
The Duke of Edinburgh carried out a variety of engagements on the Isle of Wight this week, during the annual Cowes Week sailing regatta.
It’s Ladies Day and Zara Phillips was in Cowes to see the action at the start of the Artemis Challenge. The weather conditions are still relatively unstable but the wind has dropped significantly for some great racing during the annual Cowes Week Ladies Day.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is currently working towards a deadline of October this year to secure the funding for the Cowes Breakwater Project. This means that work on creating a new outer harbour breakwater at Cowes could commence as early as April next year.
Tuesday at Cowes dawned with plenty of sun and light southerly winds that started to build at 0900, reaching 10-12 knots by the time of the first starts. Later the breeze increased still further, to give puffs of up to 16 knots by late morning, before easing back to a mean speed of just over 10 knots.
As students across England and Wales receive their A-level results, students are being urged to consider all the various avenues that are available to them as they ponder their future.
Eating out in Cowes Week is cheaper in 2012 than it was in 2011 – that’s the unexpected conclusion of a price survey by Matt and Cat’s Isle of Wight Eating Out Guide.
Whether you’re a competitor at Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, are interested in watching the racing, or simply want to be involved in the festival atmosphere of the event, there are loads of things to see and do during Cowes Week.