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Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle

Isle of Wight History & Heritage

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  1. Add Carisbrooke Castle to your Itinerary

    Carisbrooke Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Newport

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

  2. Add Bembridge Windmill to your Itinerary

    Bembridge Windmill

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    Type:

    Windmill

    Bembridge

    Educational school visits available but must be pre-booked and have NT guide. Special charge applies. Please contact property for details.

  3. Add Osborne  to your Itinerary

    Osborne

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    EAST COWES

    Step into Queen Victoria’s favourite country home and experience a world unchanged since the country's longest reigning monarch died here just over 100 years ago.

  4. Add Shanklin Chine to your Itinerary

    Shanklin Chine

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

  5. Add Newtown Old Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Newtown Old Town Hall

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Newtown

    This ancient building is the only remaining evidence of the former importance of Newtown.

  6. Add The Needles Old Battery & New Battery to your Itinerary

    The Needles Old Battery & New Battery

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    A spectacularly sited, cliff top fort overlooking The Needles Rocks, in the care of the National Trust.

  7. Add Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation & Palaeoart Centre to your Itinerary

    Tourism For All

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    Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation & Palaeoart Centre

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Newport

    The Dinosaur Expeditions, Conservation & Palaeoart Centre is run by local fossil enthusiasts. In addition to displays of fossils and palaeoart, the centre has children's activities and a fossil giftshop.

  8. Add Dimbola Museum and Galleries to your Itinerary

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    Dimbola Museum and Galleries

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    Museum

    FRESHWATER BAY

    Home and workplace of the internationally acclaimed Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.

  9. Add Newport Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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    Newport Roman Villa

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    On the edge of Newport town centre, the remains of this Roman farmhouse are well worth discovering. The villa has one of the finest bath suites in southern England and there are hands on activities for all of the family.

  10. Add The Marconi Monument at The Needles Landmark Attraction to your Itinerary

    The Marconi Monument at The Needles Landmark Attraction

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    Situated within Needles Park is the world famous Marconi Monument, which marks the precise location where Guglielmo Marconi undertook his pioneering work at the end of the 19th Century, which led to radio and all telecommunications as we know it...

  11. Add Alum Bay & Needles Rocks at The Needles Landmark Attraction to your Itinerary

    Alum Bay & Needles Rocks at The Needles Landmark Attraction

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

    ALUM BAY:

    Alum Bay is well known for its multi-coloured sand cliffs and the area is also renowned for its stunning views across the Solent. Many homes around the world have a glass object filled with sand as a memento of a visit to Alum Bay and...

  12. Add Earl Mountbatten Monument to your Itinerary

    Earl Mountbatten Monument

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    Earl Mountbatten of Burma was the last Governor of the Isle of Wight. He held the position from 1965 until his death in 1979. He was killed by a bomb planted by the IRA that exploded on the boat he was sailing off the coast of the Republic of...

  13. Add North Street, Brighstone - Village Library & Museum to your Itinerary

    North Street, Brighstone - Village Library & Museum

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    Historic Site

    BRIGHSTONE

    The picturesque thatched vernacular and much photographed Grade II listed cottages owned by the National Trust in North Street include the Community Library and a free museum.

  14. Add Oldest Timber House to your Itinerary

    Oldest Timber House

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    Historic House / Palace

    BRADING

    A black and white building in the heart of Brading village is thought to be the oldest timber-framed house on the Island. Despite its prettified appearance, it is substantially a two-bay jettied timber-framed house dating from around 1600 or earlier...

  15. Add Sir Robert Holmes Monument to your Itinerary

    Sir Robert Holmes Monument

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    Historic Site

    YARMOUTH

    Sir Robert Holmes, an adventurer with a record of overseas exploits, was a prominent local figure; he became Captain (Governor) of the Island in 1668. The present George Hotel in Yarmouth was probably his house at the time of his death in 1692...

  16. Add The Long Stone to your Itinerary

    The Long Stone

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    Historic Site

    MOTTISTONE

    Legend has it that St Catherine and the Devil had a contest to see who should control the Isle of Wight. The Long Stone’s tall iron sandstone pillar was supposedly thrown by St Catherine from the Down to the east which bears her name.

    At over 4m...

  17. Add The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane to your Itinerary

    The 1912 Cowes Hammerhead Crane

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    Historic Site

    WEST COWES

    You cannot miss this massive dockyard crane at the mouth of the River Medina at Cowes. You can see it as you walk out of Cowes along the Birmingham Road, as you approach the chain ferry from East Cowes, and as you come into Cowes from the sea. ...

  18. Add Queen Victoria Memorial to your Itinerary

    Queen Victoria Memorial

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    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    This elaborate memorial by Percy Stone is in front of the County Club in Newport, close to the corner with High Street. Queen Victoria died in 1901 and the memorial was unveiled two years later.

    Its triangular base, with concave sides, stands on...

  19. Add The Needles Old Battery  to your Itinerary

    The Needles Old Battery

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    TOTLAND BAY

    * Victorian coastal defence
    * Spectacularly sited cliff top fort with the best views of The Needles Rocks.
    * Regularly updated exhibitions and displays.
    * Intriguing history brought to life comic-book style.
    * Memorabilia from World War II.
    *...

  20. Add Tennyson Monument to your Itinerary

    Tennyson Monument

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    Historic Site

    FRESHWATER

    The imposing memorial to Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the Victorian Poet Laureate, stands on the highest point of Tennyson Down (formerly High Down), a long chalk ridge with sheer cliffs on its south side.

    A late work designed by J.L. Pearson, it dates...

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