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The South Sights

Dimbola

  • Terrace La. Map It
  • Freshwater Bay
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 05/28/2014

Fodor's Review

This was the home of Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79), the eminent Victorian portrait photographer and friend of Lord Tennyson. A gallery includes more than 60 examples of her work, including striking images of Carlyle, Tennyson, and Browning. There's also a room devoted to the various Isle of Wight rock festivals, most famously the five-day event in 1970 that featured the Who, the Doors, Joni Mitchell, and Jimi Hendrix. On the ground floor you'll find a shop and a good Alice in Wonderland–themed tearoom for snacks, hot lunches, and a traditional cream tea.

Sight Information

Address:

Terrace La., Yarmouth, PO40 9QE, England

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Phone:

01983-756814

Sight Details:

  • £4.50
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–5; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. and holiday Mon. 10–4

Updated 05/28/2014

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