A beautiful self-contained apartment with a high-quality kitchen complete with amenities, Fore and Aft offers great accommodation with style, all within a short walk of the restaurants, pubs and marinas. You can spend your days exploring the island and your evenings experiencing the culinary delights of Cowes.

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Fore and Aft is in a prime location on Fountain Quay adjacent to the Red Jet terminal and Yacht Haven in the centre of Cowes. Ideal for sailing breaks, to attend one of the many regattas or simply a relaxing holiday. This modern and well-equipped apartment is just a short walk from the numerous restaurants, pubs, shops and marinas.

Accommodation comprises of one double bedroom (bath with shower over), bathroom, open plan lounge with kitchen and dining area. Balcony and separate sun terrace on either side of the apartment with views across the marina, River Medina and the Solent. TV. DVD Player. Radio. Fridge. Washing Machine and Microwave. Bed linen included. Allocated parking space nearby. Open all year. Short break packages available. Children and pets not accepted.

Open: all year |  Minimum number of nights: 1 night accepted starting on any day | 2 nights stays cannot start on a Thursday or Sunday | 3, 4 & 7 nights can start any day



  • Check-in -  between 16:00 and 19:45 keys to be collected from the Red Jet Ticket Office along with a car parking pass
  • Check-out - by 10:00

Facilities included

  • WiFi 
  • Car parking
  • 2 Balconies with patio table and chairs
  • Hair dryer
  • Freeview TV and DVD player
  • On a main bus route

What's included


  • Bed linen
  • Gas 
  • Electricity
  • Towels and tea towels

What's not included 


      • Beach towels


Please note that smoking is not permitted in both the apartment and the outside space.

Fore and Aft Address: 7a Fountain Quay, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AR.

  • Numerous bars and restaurants 
  • Marinas
  • Northwood Park
  • Cowes Esplanade
  • Osborne in East Cowes - Retreat to Queen Victoria & Prince Albert
  • Wight Military and Heritage Museum in Northwood