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The Needles Battery

The Needles Battery West High Down, Totland PO39 0JH, England
+44 1983 754772
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Beautiful and fascinating

We took the longish walk up from the car park and enjoyed the views so much that we walked back... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
stella317
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leicestershire
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Great visit...

Parked at the main Needles attraction car park which is the only place close by and as a National... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AJohnsonUk
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UK
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The Needles Battery West High Down, Totland PO39 0JH, England
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+44 1983 754772
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the longish walk up from the car park and enjoyed the views so much that we walked back after visiting the Batteries rather than taking the bus. We were just in time to get a taste of the history of rocketry up at...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Parked at the main Needles attraction car park which is the only place close by and as a National Trust members saved £1 - so £4 to park. A nice walk up to the battery - very interesting and informative once up there. Used the...More

Thank AJohnsonUk
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We absolutely loved our visit to The Needles Old Battery - which is very definitely worth the 20 minutes walk along the cliff top path. There was more to see than we expected and we spent ages just wondering in and out of everywhere to...More

Thank KR35
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was looking forward to the Old and new battery twhen we visited the needles early in the week, however we ran out of time, so we left it until the day before we left. we called asking for parking as we didn't want to pay...More

1  Thank 28Skippy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The free rocket testing display at the New Battery will enthrall science geeks. The National Trust charged Old Battery is interesting as a fort (Late Victorian), but the best bit is the view over the tops of The Needles chalk stacks from the end of...More

Thank Janice C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sight of The Needles and accompanying Lighthouse is one of those well known iconic national views and it was good to see it up close having walked through the New Battery. We also enjoyed the walk up from the car park on a sunny...More

Thank bsandrs
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a lot to see and a fair amount of war-time history to absorb. There were good views of the Needles. However, the emphasis at the Battery was on war-time history. One should not expect to see the longer term historical aspects of country...More

Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well after reading a lot of the negative reviews on here we went with an open mind. After arriving we paid the £5 parking fee which yes is a lot but if you spend a long time here it's not so bad. We didn't have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A super visit. Very informative and clearly laid out. Staff v helpful. Great views of the needles and along the coast. Cafe really quaint.

Thank JAHPHFJP
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a amazing great experience to see and great attraction to visit good spot. The view so stunning to see the sea on the horizon.

Thank NamFahBluewaterworld
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robertmckenna20
December 8, 2017|
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Response from Remarks4711 | Reviewed this property |
Closed Xmas/Boxing day, New Years Day, but only open weather permitting 10am to 4pm. Hoteliers will have more info, this is a bleak, windy location, £5 parking. We went mid September, good luck Xmas time.
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liam j
January 9, 2017|
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Response from Kathryn W | Property representative |
Hi, No, the sweet place is the Needles Landmark Attraction, we are the old fort on top of the cliffs. Kathryn Visitor Operations Manager
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Alid12
August 4, 2015|
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Response from Fiona jane W |
no they are not and I wouldn't recommend it !
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