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

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We visited in January as part of a coach trip and the attractions were in winter mode with very little to do. However we also went in august when it's buzzing we did cable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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leeds uk
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leeds uk
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited in January as part of a coach trip and the attractions were in winter mode with very little to do. However we also went in august when it's buzzing we did cable lift ride and a boat trip out to the Needles it's quite theme park based and on the expensive side £5 parking. kids will have a... More 

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Veryan, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the views and the walk down to the beech liked the gift shop look forward to coming back and having a ride up on the cable car lol

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A windy, overcast January day was not the ideal day to visit but nevertheless there were beautiful views. There is a large car parking area. The cable car was closed, but there are steps down to the beach for the energetic. The coloured clay cliff of Alum Bay is visible from the pebble beach as are The Needles and Lighthouse.... More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning view and nice service at the cafe definitely going again well worth the visit, even if it is a bit of a drive

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend taking the cable cart down to the beach to see fantastic views-just make sure it is a clear day! The rest of the attractions consisted of a small fairground and a few gift shops. Nice little stop off but couldn't spend a whole day here

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the park during August and enjoyed every minute, my husband enjoyed the demos in the glass works and sweet factory and the kids couldn't take their eyes off all the sweets in the sweet shop, we enjoyed making the souvenirs in the coloured sands shop, we all enjoyed the rides and the chairlift ride was breathtaking with spectacular... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort and battery run by the National Trust are wonderful. Our kids loved it and we discovered a lot of interesting facts. Great little WW2 themed cafe!!! We found the Alum bay side not so interesting and very takkie. If we had not visited the fort we would have been very disappointed. Alum bay park was expensive and our... More 

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Portsmouth
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52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for a day out with the family. Lots of things to do and there is something there for everyone and lots of things to see and visit. Lots of parking and places to eat and drink to catch your breath.

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Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A steep but pleasant walk up to the battery gave us lovely views of Allum bay and the chair lift. The battery is run by the national trust and being a member we were able to park for free at car park and of course gain free entry. Unless of course you have left your card in the holiday let!... More 

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Attleborough
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed it here, the views were stunning, we got the chair lift down to the beach and went on a boat to take us nearer to the needles which the children enjoyed, would recommend.

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