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Yarmouth Castle

Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PB, England
01983 760 678
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Yarmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Worth seeking out to take in 30-45 minutes in Yarmouth. Whilst quite small it has a number of rooms open and furnished in period style on the lower floors. At the higher level there are good views over the Solent and some more open rooms, though these are not furnished there is a video presentation and lots of information on... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Tucked away near the car port. The Museum was good. Not a lot left of it but loved the gunpowder room.

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Scotland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
67 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Another of Henry VIII's coastal fortifications ticked from our to see list and a very different feel from most of the others. A unique location right in the middle of historic Yarmouth (the Isle of Wight's nicest town - well we think so anyway) and hard by the ferry terminal to Lymington. Certainly a unique experience to stand on the... More

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had difficulty locating this property as we understand the local authority has removed the signage, but it's well worth persevering and finding it. It's not a huge property, but the rooms to view give a very good impression what it would have been like to live and work there as a master gunner.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very small castle but with quite a bit of history and some great views of the Solent,only £4 and around half an hour to look round it all so perfect if you are early for your ferry !

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

An English Heritage Site offering a short but interesting visit. If you are a member of EH then it is worth a visit. Great views.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It is quite small, the chap on the entrance said it would take about 30 minutes to walk around and he was about right. It had lovely views and is nice to go up and watch the ferries come in and out. It was only £4 entrance - or free for English Heritage members.

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Was expecting more of this "castle" - however, able to spend a pleasant hour viewing the building as well as taking in the views of the Solent. As English Heritage members were quite happy with what we saw but wonder how we would feel if we had to "pay" for the visit as really not that much to see. Yarmouth... More

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Pakenham, United Kingdom
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122 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A very small and well hidden castle with extensive views over the Solent. English Heritage property otherwise £4, which is slightly expensive given that you can easily walk around in less than 30 minutes. No parking on site.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Nice little castle in Yarmouth. The old gaffers festival was great and we spend half and hour looking around. No toilets and very uneven surfaces for walking.

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