Cowes floating bridge – Christmas Day service change

In News by Bembridge PC

Owing to staff sickness, the Cowes Floating Bridge will now not be operating after 12.30pm on Christmas Day, resuming at 7am on Boxing Day.

The floating bridge had originally been scheduled to be out of service from 12.30pm until 4pm on Christmas Day due to tidal conditions.

Southern Vectis bus services are due to be operating between Cowes and Newport and Newport and East Cowes, both ways, on Christmas Day to a special timetable — for details visit

The Isle of Wight Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused due to these exceptional circumstances