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Jun 8, 2014 - Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight

What a beautiful day! We set out to drive in Homer to Carisbrooke Castle about 9 miles from the campsite. The streets in Newport were a bit narrow, as was the road up to the castle, but there was a big carpark near the entrance where it was easy to park Homer. This is an English Heritage site so we saved £15.20 with our membership cards. This 900 year-old castle was for many years a fortress protecting England against invasion, and is most famous for being the prison of King Charles I before he was executed. More recently it was the home of...

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