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Address: Quay Street, Yarmouth PO41 0PB, England
Phone Number: 01983 760 678
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Compact Castle

Located right next to the Ferry Terminal this little castle/fort takes you back in time if you use your imagination in conjunction with the Information Sheets. Interesting history... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is worth a visit, but will only take about an hour of your time, the views are nice and t is an interesting place however it is not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs, there are also no toilet facilities.

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Essex Boy
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127 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located right next to the Ferry Terminal this little castle/fort takes you back in time if you use your imagination in conjunction with the Information Sheets. Interesting history and good views. Try it as part of a tour of Yarmouth, won't take too long, but shouldn't be missed.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just a few rooms with a great view of the Solent. Not much to see or do. The design is of some interest but not worth the £4 pricetag. Join English Heritage and it is a good free half hour visit.

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Bovingdon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very easy to miss this hidden gem. Tucked close to the ferry port, you enter through a narrow passageway and go back in time. Lots of tiny rooms with winding stairs, an amazing amount of this old defence stronghold still exists. Lots of information via information boards. As an added bonus there is the second level of rooms adjacent to... More 

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Thank Watmoose
Greater London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying on the Isle of Wight and loving our History went to Yarmouth Castle. This is only a Small Castle as Castles go, but still worth a visit. As you walk around you can see how the Castle had changed over the years. Small, Compact & Interesting. In the Shop you could buy a Bottle of Tipsy Vodka... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small. Well preserved with a very interesting history. You need to read the information inside to appreciate what its about.

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Thank KathH201556
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle has gone through some huge changes & rebuilding over 500 years, including the filling in of the central courtyard to make a gun platform, and the moat to make a Georgian house - so it needs a little imagination to see it as it was originally built. However, very interesting. Note, to get the best view of it... More 

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Thank thebin16
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited all National Trust and English Heritage sites along with Brading Roman Villa, Quarr Abbey and many spots by the sea side. Best of the bunch was the Needles. The views were wonderful and the walk on the point breathtaking. Almost as good but a little more busy was the Steam Railway. Brought back many memories just sorry that the... More 

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Thank Donald502
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the castle via public transport, bus 7. It is well worth a visit, but is more compact than other sites, it affords good views over the marina, and the Solent. Looking inside the buildings was interesting with much information provided. Recommended.

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Thornbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited during daytrip to the island. Nice picnic area with view across to the mainland. very interesing history including island history. Highlight: box of tudor items to handle.

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