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Address: Alum Bay, Totland, 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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Beautiful day let down by the food

We had an afternoon visit to the needles to see the street entertainment and the fireworks, all in all the visit was lovely, it's a stunning place made even more beautiful with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Hayley B
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We had an afternoon visit to the needles to see the street entertainment and the fireworks, all in all the visit was lovely, it's a stunning place made even more beautiful with the weather we have had this week. The live music and street entertainment was good, the fireworks were a good end to the day. The biggest let down... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Lovely place, great staff especially the chairlift staff! Always happy to help and assist, very friendly and polite The park has something for all ages and is a lovely family day out Pay to park all day (cheaper than if you paid in a street for a day) and spend the day wandering around at the attraction whether it be... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went here on our first day, queues for tickets were the only issue...especially in the heat! We headed straight over to the chairlift as there was a queue there too. We went down on the beach, we went on the speedboat ride & then spent a while sitting in the beach & skimming stones in the water. The views... More 

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Thank CaroleScott
Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got here as soon as it opened as we new it would get busy later on. We got 4 super saver tickets for the kids which got them a return on the chairlift plus a few rides. Our 2 older kids 13 and 11 found the rides a bit babyish for them so probably could of just paid for... More 

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Thank sksnls
Melksham
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very expensive outing £5 to park then a cable car ride up and down to the beach for 5 people £30 the boat trip at the bottom was more money but better value than the cable cars. You have to pay to see the glass blowing, sweet factory, and if you want to visit the old battery and don't fancy... More 

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Thank Alisondavis1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chair lift and boat trip were great and worth the visit. As many others have said the rest of the place is naff, crowded and expensive. So carefully calculate how many Tesco vouchers you need to do what you want to do. We got enough tokens for chair lift and for the kids to have a few rides. You have... More 

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Thank BellaMick
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As such an advertised attraction we felt we had to go! The chairlift was fun and the beach was lovely, even on a busy day it didn't feel crowded. However the wait for any of the activities for kids and the boat rides on the beach were crazy, at one point the wait for the zorb balls was over an... More 

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Thank Suzanne V
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not one of those truly memorable events in ones life but if you are in the area do pop in and have a look. Plenty of shopping opportunity on site and a beach to play on. Choose a fine day.

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Thank tudgreen
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely worth a visit! Alum Bay is amazing, we walked down to the beach as had small children and a dog, it was a nice walk! Boat trip was a success. Visited the sand shop which the children absolutely loved and I remember from visiting as a child. Highly recommended. Unfortunately we couldn't visit the glass blowing as we had... More 

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Thank Annaliese N H
Ryde, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After arriving on a day rover, my daughter and I arrived at the Needles to the sound of Derek Sandy. As always, he was very energetic and it was a real 'lift' after a long bus ride. "Everybody say Yeah mon!" The queue for the chair lift was long, but this was to be expected in August on a very... More 

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