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Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.1/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
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.

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.
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  • Some interesting knowledge obtained from this visit. Worth a look if you have an hour or so. Allready a member of Heritage. 
  • Yeah, you can't go wrong with a castle can you? A little on the small side and some serious health and safety issues of the past which included cannon and gunpowder in the open fired kitchen. Great in...  read more »
  • Loads of information and great views from the top of the castle. Not very big but packed with the history of the castle & surroundings. Worth spending some of your time here 
  • Steeped in history & breathtaking views
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