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Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle

Isle of Wight History & Heritage

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    Historic Site

    SHANKLIN

    Historic gorge with dramatic waterfalls and nature trail.

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    Historic Site

    ALUM BAY

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

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    Historic Site

    Newtown

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

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    Castle / Fort

    Newport

    Visit Carisbrooke Castle and enjoy over 800 years of history!

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    Windmill

    Bembridge

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

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    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.

  7. Add Dimbola Museum and Galleries to your Itinerary

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    Museum

    FRESHWATER BAY

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

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

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    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.

  9. Add Newport Roman Villa to your Itinerary

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    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.

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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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    Historic Site

    BEMBRIDGE

    Charles Pelham of Brocklesby Park, Lincolnshire, was created 1st Earl of Yarborough in 1837. By marriage, he inherited Appuldurcombe, once the grandest mansion on the Isle of Wight, and it became his second home. As he was the first Commodore of the...

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    Historic Site

    NEWPORT

    Church Litten was the burial ground for St. Thomas's Church, Newport. The cemetery dates back to 1583, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. It was formed shortly after Newport was hit by the plague. Previously Newport had no burial ground, being part...

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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. ...

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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...

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    Historic Site

    FRESHWATER

    Visit the legendary site of the original 1970 Isle of Wight Festival.

    V-DUB ISLAND - 14TH AUGUST 2014 - 18TH AUGUST.
    This year V-Dub Island (now in its Fourth year) has moved to its new site - East Afton Farm – home of the world’s largest music...

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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.

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    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.
    *...

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    Historic Site

    TOTLAND BAY

    *The underground rooms of the New Battery situated next to the bus turning point contain an exhibition about the secret rocket testing carried out on the site in the 1950s and 60s.
    * Refreshment kiosk serving drinks, ice cream and snacks.

    Open...

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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...

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    Historic Site

    BROOK

    Hoards of Bronze Age (2,300 - 700 BC) implements and weapons, and also round barrow cemeteries, have been found throughout the Island. Although many no longer survive, over 300 round barrows have been recorded.

    Round barrows are 'bowl,' 'bell' or...

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