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Yarmouth Castle

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Address: Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PB, England
Phone Number: 01983 760 678
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A fascinating insight into the thinking behind defence systems....it seems the modern M.O.D are not the only ones to have to change priorities in a shifting world......English... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice piece of well preserved history. £5 for visit is about right for a relatively small attraction.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visited as part of a day out. Quite small in comparison to other castles on the island but with an excellent look out across to the mainland. Some interesting exhibits and rooms to see but will not take more than about 45 minutes to explore in its entirety.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A fascinating insight into the thinking behind defence systems....it seems the modern M.O.D are not the only ones to have to change priorities in a shifting world......English Heritage have bigger star attractions on the island with Osbourne and Carrisbrooke....but this little gem deserves longer opening times.

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Surrey England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was the last fort that Henry V111 had built to protect the south coast from a French invasion.It is small so you only need about an hour to do it justice--or longer if you want to linger over the wonderful views across the Solent.The master gunner's house is interesting and there is a small exhibition on the upper levels... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very well preserved. Information boards are helpful. Not open every day, so check before going. Small, so takes only about 1 hour to see it all and stand on the grassy ramparts watching the ferry dock next to you. A lovely little place full of fun history.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Castle small and just a couple of rooms furnished to show what life was like, Upstairs has an exibition and castle history.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Was surprised at how quickly we got around the castle, we had planned a whole morning but were done in an hour, the shops around the castle are good to look around. Was expecting a bit more for our money but in all was an interesting visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Blink and you will miss it,but interesting history.the entrance is in between other buildings on a normal seaside street.worth a visit .

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Gorgeous castle, would highly recommend a visit. I could happily spend a good few hours enjoying the views.

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Gloucestershire, UK
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We almost had the castle to ourselves to add to the atmosphere. Interesting displays about the castle, Henry VIII and the wrecks. Great views of the Solent and the surreal experience of the car ferry berthing right next to you.

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Address: Address: Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PB, England
Phone Number: 01983 760 678
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Yarmouth

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