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The Sykes Cottages Guide To Yarmouth

Thursday, January 5th, 2012
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Yarmouth is a lovely place to visit on an Isle of Wight cottage holiday. Yarmouth is one of the larger towns on the Isle of Wight’s west coast, giving access to Lymington on the mainland and close to major attractions, such as the Needles Park at Alum Bay. Explore the town’s quaint, narrow streets, ancient castle built by Henry VIII, busy harbour and historic timber pier. Take a boat trip out around the stunning Needles; enjoy a brisk walk to neighbouring Freshwater, or tackle the longer Hamstead walking route to Brook. Visit Yarmouth Castle, dating from the sixteenth century, with lovely views out over the Solent, and the Fort Victoria Model Railway, two of Yarmouth’s biggest attractions. (more…)