Why Thorness Bay

We believe that choosing the right caravan park is just as important as choosing the right caravan unit. To illustrate this, we decided include a brief outline of our reasons behind selecting Thorness Bay Caravan Park, near Cowes on the north coast of the island.

Breaking the decision down into a series of positives and negatives is a vital part of selecting your park.


  • Beautiful location right on the beach overlooking Thorness Bay.
  • Close to Cowes and all that the town offers.
  • Close to ferry terminals for easy access.
  • A great base from which to explore the Isle of Wight.
  • Bar and restaurant were recently refitted.
  • Family friendly site.
  • Pet friendly site.
  • Peaceful owners' area and well maintained caravans.
  • Great entertainment options on site.
  • Kids' activities provided.
  • Long season (44 weeks per year).
  • Owned by a reputable park operator, accredited by NCC.


  • The nearby beach is a little bit stony.
  • The site’s pool is on the small side.
  • Site will get busy during peak season.