Find Holidays in Yarmouth
Perfect for… family-friendly attractions, quaint buildings and a traditional seaside atmosphere
With one of the busiest ports on the island, Yarmouth acts as a popular gateway into the Isle of Wight. Wonder through the charming cobbled streets, taking in the beautiful architecture and quaint old buildings as you go. Visit the farmers market held regularly in the town square for some top quality local produce, or grab a bite to eat at one of the great local eateries.
The family-friendly resort boasts many top attractions: Island Planetarium, where you can stimulate your imagination and journey through time and space at this fascinating exhibition; The Isle of Wight Reptilarium and Terrapin sanctuary, which is home to over 30 species of snakes, lizards and other reptiles and the Fort Victoria Indoor Model Railway, a creative ‘miniature world’ masterpiece for train lovers to explore.
For those interested in history, make sure you stop to take a tour of Yarmouth Castle, a Tudor structure built by Henry VIII in 1547. Stop for a picnic on the castle lawns or head to Yarmouth Pier, a popular destination for fishing as well as admiring the beautiful views of the Solent.