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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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Needless to say, we will probably go again, and again...

A great place for all ages, although having to pay for everything individually is quite wrong. You have to pay for parking (fixed price) then every individual activity. It works... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A great place for all ages, although having to pay for everything individually is quite wrong. You have to pay for parking (fixed price) then every individual activity. It works out very expensive. The food in the restaurant was okay but looked a little overdone.

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Loose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

There was a massive queue for the chair left so the rest of our party joined myself and the dog on our walk down to the beach. This is a very short walk but is mostly stairs, however, the old and the young in our group made the trip easily. Dogs are very welcome on the beach, swimming in the... More 

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We went on a rainy day and still there was a long queue to get into car park all along the narrow country lane,took a long time.Then we have to pay £4.50 to park to pay for amusements.Not. a lot there best thing is very good chair lift over cliff to see the needles

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Sadly this natural wonder has been very commercialised to the point that it has become almost a theme park feel You cannot get near the sight itself without paying and that diminishes the experience Overall disappointed If you do go beware of large numbers of coach parties it can get VERY busy surprisingly

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The Needles as a physical feature are interesting and worth a photo, but that is where the attraction stops. The tacky fairground rides, shops, eateries etc. add nothing to the location or the experience. There are better things to do on the Isle of Wight.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the Needles at Alum Bay lots of fun things to do for children with a 4D cinema ,amusements,coloured sand gifts to make,rides and gift shop, there are spectacular views with a chair lift ride down to the beach for the fearless and steps and paths for the fit, two different boat trips out to the lighthouse to... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My grandson had been on about the coloured sands ever since I mentioned them to him a few months back when saying I'd take him for a holiday on the island. The day we visited the traffic queue stretched for at least a mile and I was told it was because there happened to be a "new chap" training on... More 

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Chobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We drove straight here after getting off the ferry from Portsmouth, a great decision, as when we left here there was a queue of probably about two miles long , waiting to get into the car park. Once we parked we walked down to the attractions, had a quick look around and decided to take the chairlift down to the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

good visit plenty to do for all ages, ride to beach on chair lift not to be missed. plenty of refreshments and food to be purchased at holiday prices.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A typical tourist 'trap' which is cramped tacky and expensive. The main restaurant is ok, and at least the majority of the food is freshly prepared, and seemed to be well staffed in so far that tables were cleared quickly. Several gift shops selling the usual mass produced tack that we seem to specialize in at over inflated prices, plus... More 

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