Best known as the world's premier yachting centre, Cowes is the Isle of Wight's main port with a natural harbour at the mouth of the Medina river. Cowes and East Cowes grew from a huddle of fishermen's shacks around two coastal forts built by Henry VIII on opposite banks of the River Medina and named after the two off-shore sandbanks or cows. The ... Read more
towns are linked by an old-fashioned chain ferry and have a tradition of fine ship building, dating from the reign of Elizabeth I.
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