Yarmouth is steeped in maritime history with it's 16th century castle built by King Henry VIII as a coastal defence. It has an interesting range of old buildings including the Town Hall which was built in 1764 and was used as the local meat market up until 1888.
Today there are specialist shops and boat yards for the modern yachting fraternity. Yarmouth is also the main ferry connection to the mainland, Wightlink operate the car and passenger ferry between Yarmouth and Lymington, Hampshire. The town itself is a maze of narrow streets with quaint shops and tempting restaurants for every taste.
Further information on attractions to discover in the area and other interesting villages to visit is available. For information on public services for Isle of Wight please take a look at the Isle of Wight local pages.