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Address: Alum Bay, Totland PO39 0JD, England
Phone Number: +44 871 720 0022
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Description: Large chalk rock formations off the western tip of the island.

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Worth a day trip, but bring your wallet!

There is a mini group of attractions all set together almost in the middle of nowhere. They are there because fundamentally because of the great view of the Needles, and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Birmingham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had to pay £4.50 to park and then everything had a cost to it which was disappointing as it really wasn't worth the money. The chairlift to the beach was great though and the view from the beach stunning. Avoid the restaurant - overpriced fast food which is ok but nothing special. We went for the Fireworks and these... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There is a mini group of attractions all set together almost in the middle of nowhere. They are there because fundamentally because of the great view of the Needles, and the beautiful bay that you can access. But the secondary reason is to make money from tourists, so beware! There is only one camp site nearby, and a set day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful and unusual. The peripheral entertainment for the captive audience detracts from the purpose

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

A bit of a disappointment if the truth be known. Very little on the beach to see or do, a couple of jetties and people milling around ignoring the signs not to throw stones into the sea (and why shouldn't we anyway....the sea will bring them back!) and the entire cliff run cordoned off 'for safety'. Not safety....where else on... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

As I was alone price wasn't so much an issue for just me. Car park was £4 but I consider that an entrance fee so very reasonable. Chairlift i paid £3 for unlimited access as we were given coupons on the way in. Boat trip was £5.50 go out and see the needles as well as a very informative and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My 2 children and I enjoyed our visit, we have been to IOW many times but this was are first trip to the needles. We arrived early but there was still a long que to the car park, which is up a steep hill so the air was filled the the smell of burning clutch fluid. Once parked we brougt... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

There's a charge for parking on an un made up rough surface, which I managed to twist my ankle on. An advert on the back of the bus we followed basically led us to believe there was no charge for anything else, ..but the chairlift was £4 each. Our granddaughter enjoyed her trip down to the beach & back, via... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Plenty to do here for the kids. Some great views on a sunny day. Make use of the vouchers on offer in the car park, and get to see glass blowing and/or sweet making.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Sweet Factory and the Glassblowing exhibition were £1 each so great if weather is wet. The chairlift and boatride are also great value. We took the slow boat on quite a choppy day and it was pretty good. The food offerings are really poor however so take a packed lunch.

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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Brilliant sight, particularly in the Round the Island race when it is passed by about 1500 sailing boats in June each year. This wonderful set of chalk cliff stacks and classic red & while lighthouse have long been a world famous landmark - visible as one enters the Solent from the West, and from Alum Bay and the cliffs above

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Address: Alum Bay, Totland PO39 0JD, England
Phone Number: +44 871 720 0022
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Totland

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