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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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Stunning views, shame about the rude staff

Amazing views, would definitely recommend. Just a shame about the rude young staff in the tickets kiosk. Improvements of the restaurant could be made.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Parking is £5 to park on uneven ground with no signs. The views from the top and cable cars are good but its too commercial and very expensive. We paid for parking, cable car, one ride for my son and boat for the three and it cost over £50. I wouldn't recommend. ame to see the rocks, over commercial, attractions... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing views, would definitely recommend. Just a shame about the rude young staff in the tickets kiosk. Improvements of the restaurant could be made.

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Thank Rosie M
Wicklow, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love it here. Beautiful weather. Had the hottest sunniest day could ask for. Bused it to the old battery... rather expensive tho! £10 return for 2.... but worth it to look round and have a sarnie n cuppa. Glass making and sand filling. Fun for little kids. Didnt go on cable cars as scared of heights!

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Thank sammybetty
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had just visited the very interesting Needles Battery, incorporating great views of The Needles and Lighthouse when we returned to our car at The Needles. We decided to grab some lunch and look around. The Pantry (main cafe)was pretty unsavoury if I'm honest - grubby tables and plates with overpriced packaged sandwiches. The people cleaning up wore filthy aprons... More 

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Thank DudleyDawn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

£5 to park, £6 each return on the cable car, just went down and stayed on as we had to leave our dog in the car (8 minutes approx). Then walked down the steps to the beach, had a 20 minute boat trip to The Needles £5.50 each - dogs are free! Walked back up the steps and we were... More 

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Thank Melly W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

History of rocket launches and the UKs satelite interesting. Lovely walks and views. A super visit made special with the drive along the south coast

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Thank Dave R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went down to the beach on the chair lift, watched the sweet making demonstration and loved the glass making demonstration. Some of the other things were a bit tacky but had a great day out.

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Thank GrandadandPat
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely part of the island. Plenty of scenery. Also have a go of the cable car to have a better view. Plenty of gift shops, places to eat and drink and also things for the kids to do. Well worth a visit.

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Thank AndreaBowen66
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A quick day trip to the Wight Isle we had to take in the Needles. Gorgeous sunny day today but after getting half way we started to realise the fog was still clinging to the Needles head. This obviously couldn't be helped but still a lovely walk and will only mean we will come back. £5 to park all day.... More 

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Thank Graeme G
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit on the island chair lift to the beach to see the coloured sands a visit to the glass makers to see how things are made.

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