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Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
Welcome to the Website for The Historic Town of Yarmouth situated in the West of the Island, being one of the main entry points, for car and foot passengers from the mainland via Lymington, a journey of about 30 minutes.
St James' Day Fayre - see Town Council Report and photos
The Town Square with Traditional Coaching House, Parish Church and Town Hall.
During the course of the year the Town's Carnival Committee organise a number of events held in the Square, The Annual Pancake Race, Bonfire Night Prosession and Christmas Carols, all of which are very well attended by residents and visitors alike
The Harbour at Yarmouth is a magnet for sailors; it is the first Island harbour after navigating the Needles Channel and entering The Solent, during the summer months a variety of craft from many countries visit. Early summer sees the annual Yarmouth Old Gaffers' Festival when the harbour is full of boats from all over the world, from the small to the large, all dressed out and looking magnificent. The event takes place throughout the town, and attracts thousands of visitors - for more details click www.yarmoutholdgaffersfestival.co.uk.