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The Needles Battery

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Address: Highdown Lane, Totland PO39 0JH, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 754772
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Iconic landmark with breathtaking views

I have visited this place again after several years and enjoyed as much as the first time. It is a great iconic landmark. You can enjoy so many activities nowadays around the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mikel P
North Shields, United Kingdom

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited this place again after several years and enjoyed as much as the first time. It is a great iconic landmark. You can enjoy so many activities nowadays around the coast, certainly a well packed day out in this beautiful isle. The views are amazing and much loved coming back here.

Thank Mikel P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two friends and I visited on an overcast blustery day which seemed to add to the dramatic setting. The views are spectacular and the history fascinating. We also viewed the area which was used for rocket testing which is definately worth seeing. We stayed for lunch in the small tearoom and had a hot coffee and pasty each which warmed... More 

Thank Hugh J
New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great trip around the new and old battery. We are NT members so I'm not sure of the prices but it was well worth a trip, even on a wet and windy October day with three small kids!

Thank Sarah J
Northwich, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here I loved it so much I just never wanted the holiday to end the trip to the needles was amazing I even got a stamped 1p with the needles on it mega

Thank Ant C
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with mummy and daddy and my brother. We went to the needles because we were on holiday at the Isle of Wight. We watched glass maker it was fun because I don't know how they did it. I went on a chairlift and I got my photo taken. We had to jump off the chairlift at the bottom... More 

Thank HappyBirthday7Years
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Return trip to Isle of Wight with parents and my children, visiting places we had been to when I was a child. Fabulous memories now re created for my own 2.

Thank bluey369
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here. Great views. Good shops. Chairlift. Glass making which was very interesting. All reasonably priced. Plus a geocache. Good day out.

Thank roakee
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hate paying to park my car especially when it's only for a couple of hours with a £4.50 charge. However, we paid and the investment worked out very well. We walked from the Needles car park rather than catching the bus (I don't know the cost). It is quite an up hill yomp but with great views back to... More 

Thank Nick R
Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get some great views of The Needles from this site, which is well maintained by the National Trust. The WW2 display was good as was the information about the site. The weather wasn't great for our visit but there was a lot of indoor rooms and buildings to explore and shelter in!

Thank El_Birdo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is when it helps to be a member of the National Trust - free entry to the headland providing not only excellent views of the Needles and for miles in all directions on a clear October day, plus some interesting exhibits about the historic Battery (I particularly was interested in the health and safety techniques for dealing with dangerous... More 

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