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in the county of Isle of Wight
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Hurst Castle on the Isle of White

Cowes (52 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Wight

(3.2 miles, 5.2 km, direction NE of Great Thorness)

The most famous yachting resort in the world. Cowes dates back to Tudor times and is divided in two by the River Medina, creating East and West Cowes..

Carisbrooke Castle in Newport of the Isle of Wight

Carisbrooke (23 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Wight

(3.3 miles, 5.2 km, direction SE of Great Thorness)

Carisbrooke sits close to Newport on the lovely Isle of Wight...

Cliffs at the Needles on the IOW

Newport (21 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Wight

(3.7 miles, 5.9 km, direction SE of Great Thorness)

County Town, being sited on the River Medina, about 5 miles from the sea. Despite its name, the town became the 'New Port' and was given its charter by Richard de Revers, Lord of the Island, as early as 1180...

Exbury Gardens

Exbury (15 Pictures) in the county of Hampshire

(5.1 miles, 8.1 km, direction N of Great Thorness)

Standing close to the saltmarshes and creeks along the Beaulieu River, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Exbury must be one of the most captivating villages for miles around...

Near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Yarmouth (24 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Wight

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction W of Great Thorness)

A lovely old town with a pleasant deepwater harbour. Yarmouth, with its 'olde worlde' charm is definitely one of the jewels of this enchanting island resort...

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Carisbrooke Castle looking inwards

Carisbrooke Castle & Museum (28 Pictures)

(3.8 miles, 6.0 km, direction SE)

The castle is where the Roundheads kept King Charles I a prisoner from 1647 until shortly before his execution on 30 January.....

Osborne House. Isle of Wight

Osborne House (73 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction E)

It is often said, in spite of the fact Queen Victoria spent much of her time at Balmoral in the Scottish highlands, that Osborne.....

Exbury gardens, Exbury, Hampshire

Exbury Gardens (64 Pictures)

(4.5 miles, 7.3 km, direction NW)

This is a spectacular garden hidden in pleasant countryside overlooking the Beaulieu River in the New Forest. The.....

Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Yarmouth Castle (5 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction W)

This was the last great castle built as part of Henry VIII's fortifications against invasion of Britain by the French. .....

Quarr, Old Abbey ruins

Quarr Abbey (4 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction E)

The ruins of Quarr Abbey can be found close to the entrance of Wooten Creek, a pretty waterway used by small fishing boats and.....

View from the upper staircase

Beaulieu Palace House (73 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.7 km, direction NW)

Palace House and the old abbey ruins can be found a short distance away from the National Motor Museum, just one of Beaulieu's.....

Caddy

Beaulieu National Motor Museum (53 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 12.0 km, direction NW)

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