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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 hidden gem!

A small castle hidden in the small streets of Yarmouth. Spent almost an hour exploring the rooms and ramparts. Some interesting information boards and a small fee of about £5 for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We enjoyed yarmouth castle it has seen a lot of changes over the centuries and has been involved in a lot of isle of wight history,built for Henry 8th its well worth a visit, it is surrounded by the beautiful town of Yarmouth not to be missed when visiting the isle of wight.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Limited opening times and days and somewhat tired in need of some TLC we visited on a weekday and whilst interesting historically it could have more of a presence Apparently on certain date gun fire happens ?

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you don't know where it is you could easily miss it. other than the display upstairs there isn't much information about the castle itself. the views from the top are stunning and would be a lovely place for a picnic. We were in and out in less than half hour. came a way feeling slightly disappointed.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Having been to Carisbrook Castle a few days before this was a bit disappointing. The entrance is down an alleyway and if you're not careful you'll miss it. It's a much smaller fortification and although the story behind the castle is interesting there's not very much to see. Signage could be better. On a wet day this place would feel... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This site is tiny, boring and not worth a visit - in a nutshell. Indeed the information on display of this Tudor defence castle is absolute rubbish - I do not think I learned, or retained at least, an ounce of useful/interesting information. Admittedly, it is just about Henry VIII's defence (not my cup of tea - I like the... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Very small old fort with good views over the Solient. Other than the views not very interesting. like most English Herertages buildings expensive for the none member. £5:00 adult. It took us about 20 minutes to go around the place.

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Cowes, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

When we arrived we were told to head up to the gun platform to make the most of it before a ferry came in. There is a short exhibition about the fort and nearby shipwrecks. You can buy a guide for about £2 and it is about £5 to get in. Tim who works there is really helpful and a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A small castle hidden in the small streets of Yarmouth. Spent almost an hour exploring the rooms and ramparts. Some interesting information boards and a small fee of about £5 for the attraction. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Blink & you'd miss it if you weren't looking for this Castle. It's full of interesting history but will take mo more than an hour to visit. A great place to view the Wightlink ferry coming & going!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A hidden gem, tucked away in this little coastal town. more of a fort than a castle. but as a very interesting history. and quite a surprise of a view on the battlement, kids will love to explore

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