Yarmouth Castle

Things to see and do

What you need to know

We've made some changes to help keep you safe, and things might be a little different when you visit. Here's everything you need to know.

  • Do we need to Book?

    You don’t need to book your ticket in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit.

    If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket is still free

    Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.

    Book Tickets

    Booking FAQs

  • Keeping you Safe

    Our staff are still working hard to keep everyone safe. We’re continuing with enhanced cleaning and you’ll find hand sanitiser stations on site. Our staff are continuing to wear a face covering in our busy areas and indoor spaces, and we encourage you to do the same. You can also help us keep you and other visitors safe by not visiting if you have symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate.

    You can visit our reopening page for information on general safety measures we've taken to help keep you safe.

    General Safety Information

Explore the Castle

Explore the castle interior and learn what life was life for the Tudor defenders who lived and worked here.

Discover the Castle's History

Learn more about Yarmouth Castle's role as one of Henry VIII’s most sophisticated coastal fortresses.

See our Exhibits

Explore an atmospheric recreation of how the castle was used in the 16th century. You can also enjoy an exhibition telling the story of the many shipwrecks that have occurred in the treacherous stretch of sea overlooked by the castle.  

Take in the view across the Solent

Enjoy the spectacular view across the Solent from the gunners platform. It also provides one of the best picnic locations on the island.

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