About 40 minutes from park
Quay St, Yarmouth PO41 0PBVisit Website
Perched on the beautiful coast of the Isle of Wight, overlooking the soothing waters of The Solent, Yarmouth Castle is one of the island’s best loved historic attractions. Completed in 1547, it was the final and most sophisticated addition to a coastal defence system constructed at the order of King Henry VIII. When you visit, you can explore the castle and enjoy atmospheric recreations of how each room and quarters were used almost 500 years ago. The grounds are the perfect spot for a picnic too, with magnificent sea views and the chance to spot shipwrecks.
Yarmouth Castle is perched on the north east coast of the island, overlooking the waters of The Solent. The town of Yarmouth is not far from the western tip of the island, and boasts a harbour, green and small beach area. The town is easy to reach, directly along the A3054 if you’re coming from Newport. If you’re based in Cowes, Ryde or Shanklin, you’ll be best travelling towards Newport then heading west from there. As for public transport, there’s a bus terminal right on the harbour, served by the number 7 route which bus through the town and runs between Newport and Totland. Unfortunately, there are no railway stops on this side of the Isle of Wight
Whilst you wait... just think about being in your swimmers, the sun's out and the smiles are big