Yarmouth pier

Yarmouth Pier is a Victorian pleasure pier, located in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. It is the longest wooden pier in England. Its total length is 186 metres (610 ft). It opened in 1876 and frequently requires restoration due to the relatively short lifespan of the wooden piles. Following its latest restoration scheme, it reopened toContinue reading “Yarmouth pier”

The Needles

The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise about 30m out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. The formation takes its name from a fourth needle-shaped pillar called Lot’s Wife, that collapsed in a storm in 1764. The remaining rocks are notContinue reading “The Needles”