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Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth

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20th January
Yarmouth Castle
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Yarmouth Castle, Isle of Wight provides a magnificent picnic spot, with views over the Solent for a lovely relaxing family day by the sea.

Step inside and discover the atmospheric recreation of how the rooms were used in the 16th century, and see the exhibition about the many wrecks which occurred in the treacherous stretch of sea which the castle overlooks.

This was the last and most sophisticated addition to Henry VIII's coastal defences; it was completed after his death in 1547, with the first new-style 'arrowhead' artillery bastion built in England.

Town: Yarmouth
Type: Historic & Heritage, Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Activities
Open Please see website for seasonal opening times.
Disabled Access, Coach parking

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Address Quay Street
Postcode PO41 0PB

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Telephone 01983 760678
Directions Bus - Southern Vectis 7 from Newport.

Road - In Yarmouth, adjacent to car ferry terminal.

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