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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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over the edge!!!!!

Good weather made this a good experience. Car park was fair as you can use the ticket again. We spent a couple of hours here only as we have two nearly teenage kids who find most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Dagenham, United Kingdom
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Dagenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Good weather made this a good experience. Car park was fair as you can use the ticket again. We spent a couple of hours here only as we have two nearly teenage kids who find most things boring. However they found the cable car and boat trip very exciting. The cable car only sits 2 and I have 2 kids... More 

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Devizes, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Lots to do, definitely something for everyone. No entrance fee to the site (apart from parking) The token deal is good value and allowed us to do all that we wanted. Very informative boat trip out to the lighthouse. Went on the chairlift twice just because we could!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Thetesco token deal made this a really good value day out. There are loads of attractions which can all be payed for with tokens. The kids enjoy the rides and the glass making is spectacular, so interesting. The 4D cinema was disappointing compared to last year. The chair lift was the highlight of the day and well worth the small... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Lots of attractions and activities, probably more suited to younger families but the chair lift and boat trip to the needles are a must for adults so something for everyone. Our disappointment was when buying tickets for the attractions two of our group mentioned they needed additional tickets for the 4d cinema, the staff member in the office did not... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Visited for a couple of hours as part of a day trip and merely scratched the surface of whats on offer here. Ideal for families for the variety of attractions on offer. There is the chair lift, cinema,sweet making demonstrations, glass blowing , the coloured sand shops, stalls and rides and lots more. There is a large restaurant and gift... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We visited here and we're shocked at the £4:50 charge for the car park. As we are both 60+ the amusements were of no interest to us. We eventually found the path down to the beach and walked down and back up, but apart from that there was nothing we wanted to do. The views were good, but that's all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We have been there on 19.04 and really enjoy the time spent. Car park is a bit expensive but if you stay there for whole afternoon and have 7 people in the car it's all right. The stairlift is good fun, my kids loved it. The sand shop was great, kids done really great souvenirs, 4D cinema was good fun.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went as a couple, there are lots of fun things to do for kids and families but it is mainly aimed at the younger market. An elderly couple on a coach trip told us that their guide said it was 700 steps to the beach if you didn't get on the ski lift... My fiancé took the lift and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great day out for all the family. More rides for young kids. I took my 14 yr old daughter and we still had a great time. The cliff chairs were an experience, not for the faint hearted. A selection of shows on stage. Well worth a trip. We came from London.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went for a day out and my wife and daughter took the chair lift to the beach while my me and the other kids walked down. Interesting beach with good sediments and interesting cliff formations but the jewel in the crown is the glassware studio and shop back at the top. Very informative and interesting watching how glass is... More 

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TheNeedlesLandmark, Public Relations Manager at The Needles, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It sounds like you enjoyed your time here and I have to agree with you, the glassmaking is amazing, and always worth a watch because they make it look so easy! If we can be of any further assistance, then please do not hesitate to contact us via The Needles website, where you can also... More 

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