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About Yarmouth

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.

The summer months see an influx of visitors who enjoy lounging on the waterfront watching an almost endless flotilla of visiting yachts and colourful fishing boats plying in and out of the harbour. Fishing trips can be arranged on the quay front, so too, can coach trips taking you on island tours. For the more energetic, there are pleasant walks from the town taking you in the direction of Tennyson Down and Freshwater Bay. For nature enthusiasts there is the natural environment of the Western Yar to explore, where reedbeds, saltmashes and damp meadows reveal a wealth of flourishing wildlife. There are also interesting cycle tracks and away from it all bridle paths leading through a hinterland of picturesque scenery.

Yarmouth with its unique ambience offers an all round choice of activities to suit all the family. Victoria Country Park is only a short walk from the town - there is a Model Railway, Marine Aquarium, Undersea History Exhibition, Space Exhibition, cafe's and restaurants and a picnic and barbeque area. There are quaint shops, galleries and boutiques, plenty of inns and best of all a pleasant beach for sunbathing!

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The Needles

Freshwater (42 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Wight

(1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction SW of Yarmouth)

The Isle of Wight has somehow managed to retain much of the charm of the 1930's and the pretty resort of Freshwater found at the Island's western end is no exception...

View of Freshwater Bay from near St. Catherine's Point

Freshwater Bay (17 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Wight

(2.1 miles, 3.4 km, direction S of Yarmouth)

Undulating countryside surrounds this beautiful place - it is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and as such attracts walkers and bird watchers as well as being a Mecca for surfers and yachtsmen...

Lymington, Hampshire

Lymington (113 Pictures) in the county of Hampshire

(4.4 miles, 7.0 km, direction NW of Yarmouth)

A lovely Georgian port town on the Solent and at the edge of The New Forest, Hampshire. Lymington is a popular sailing resort with 3 marinas and was once a busy place for.....

The Church of St Mary the Virgin at South Baddesley, Hampshire.

South Baddesley (1 Pictures) in the county of Hampshire

(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction N of Yarmouth)

This is a small picturesque hamlet at the edge of the New Forest National Park overlooking the Solent towards the Isle-of-Wight...

Fleur De Lys pub, Pilley, Hampshire

Pilley (7 Pictures) in the county of Hampshire

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction N of Yarmouth)

The attractive village of Pilley lies in a landscape famous for its scenic beauty, it encompasses a vast variety of valley's, hills, downs and the glorious New Forest National Park...

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Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Yarmouth Castle (5 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

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

Hurst Castle, Hampshire

Hurst Castle (47 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction W)

The spit of shingle jutting out into the sea just a short distance from Milford-on-Sea was considered by Henry VIII to be the.....

The Needle

The Needles Park (30 Pictures)

(3.9 miles, 6.2 km, direction SW)

The Needles Park is the Isle of Wight's premier visitor attraction and is situated at Alum Bay overlooking the Island's most.....

Spinners Garden, Boldre, Hampshire - General view from the house

Spinners Garden (12 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction N)

Spinners Garden and Nursery can be found in the attractive valley village of Boldre, about three miles to the south of.....

Exbury gardens, Exbury, Hampshire

Exbury Gardens (64 Pictures)

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction NE)

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

Carisbrooke Castle looking inwards

Carisbrooke Castle & Museum (28 Pictures)

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction E)

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

View from the upper staircase

Beaulieu Palace House (73 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 km, direction N)

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

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