Best castles in Isle of Wight

Check out the top castles in Isle of Wight, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
Melanie
Growing up on the Island you don't realise how amazing Carisbrooke Castle is ...until you leave and are made…
Liza
Carisbrooke Castle, a wonderful English Heritage site. Medieval fortress, great for exploring inside and out…
Martin
Carisbrooke Castle is a historic motte-and-bailey castle located in the village of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight,…
Melanie
Melanie
Growing up on the Island you don't realise how amazing Carisbrooke Castle is ...until you leave and are made to walk around other 'castles'…
Liza
Liza
Carisbrooke Castle, a wonderful English Heritage site. Medieval fortress, great for exploring inside and out. See the donkeys demonstrating…
Martin
Martin
Carisbrooke Castle is a historic motte-and-bailey castle located in the village of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, England. Charles I was…
Debs
A stunning 16th century castle over looking the Solent with a beautiful picnic area over looking Yarmouth…
Katharine
Small castle in lovely little town, great restaurants and views
Debs
Debs
A stunning 16th century castle over looking the Solent with a beautiful picnic area over looking Yarmouth Harbour.
Katharine
Katharine
Small castle in lovely little town, great restaurants and views
3. Carisbrooke Castle
3. Carisbrooke Castle
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3 local reviews
Castle Hill, Newport
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
01983 522107
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Susan
Wonderful castle with gardens. In the summer they have jousting displays. Walk round the castle battlements…
David
A castle started in Roman times. Charles` 1st was imprisoned there before his execution.
Gareth
Great castle where Charles I was imprisoned. Jousting in summer months.
3. Carisbrooke Castle
3. Carisbrooke Castle
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3 local reviews
Castle Hill, Newport
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
01983 522107
Susan
Susan
Wonderful castle with gardens. In the summer they have jousting displays. Walk round the castle battlements for great views. See donkeys…
David
David
A castle started in Roman times. Charles` 1st was imprisoned there before his execution.
Gareth
Gareth
Great castle where Charles I was imprisoned. Jousting in summer months.
4. Carisbrooke Castle
4. Carisbrooke Castle
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Carisbrooke Castle, Newport
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Joanne
English Heritage: ‘The quintessential romantic castle, Carisbrooke has been an Elizabethan artillery fortress,…
Fiona
Great castle with working displays . Boys love it especially. Great views from the parapets too
Justine
Historical castle, something for all the family.
4. Carisbrooke Castle
4. Carisbrooke Castle
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Carisbrooke Castle, Newport
Joanne
Joanne
English Heritage: ‘The quintessential romantic castle, Carisbrooke has been an Elizabethan artillery fortress, a king's prison and a royal…
Fiona
Fiona
Great castle with working displays . Boys love it especially. Great views from the parapets too
Justine
Justine
Historical castle, something for all the family.
5. Carisbrooke Castle
5. Carisbrooke Castle
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3 local reviews
Carisbrooke Castle
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Elaine And Erling McCracken
Carisbrooke castle is steeped in history dating back to the 11th century, with great interest spanning the…
Sonia & Callum
An IOW landmark! Dating back to the 1000s, the castle has had numerous functions over the years, including…
5. Carisbrooke Castle
5. Carisbrooke Castle
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3 local reviews
Carisbrooke Castle
Elaine And Erling McCracken
Elaine And Erling McCracken
Carisbrooke castle is steeped in history dating back to the 11th century, with great interest spanning the years, Charles 1st was held…
Sonia & Callum
Sonia & Callum
An IOW landmark! Dating back to the 1000s, the castle has had numerous functions over the years, including hosting Princess Beatrice. The…
6. Yarmouth
6. Yarmouth
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Yarmouth, Yarmouth
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Angela
A tiny fishing town with a medieval castle - it was of great importance in the days when the Isle of Wight…
Brian
Yarmouth is a small town abouit 4km from Tradewind with a range of local shops, eating places and attractions…
6. Yarmouth
6. Yarmouth
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6 local reviews
Yarmouth, Yarmouth
Angela
Angela
A tiny fishing town with a medieval castle - it was of great importance in the days when the Isle of Wight provided food for the Kings of…
Brian
Brian
Yarmouth is a small town abouit 4km from Tradewind with a range of local shops, eating places and attractions including Yarmouth Castle and…