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The Needles Battery

The Needles Battery West High Down, Totland Bay PO39 0JH, England
+44 1983 754772
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Better than expected!

Great time! Chair lift really the highlight and highly recommended, even for people with a fear of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Happy_Hyena
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Brighton, United Kingdom
The battery’s

If you only want to see the old battery go after 4pm when the parking fee stops. You can get some... read more

Reviewed yesterday
douglasroberts4
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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The Needles Battery West High Down, Totland Bay PO39 0JH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great time! Chair lift really the highlight and highly recommended, even for people with a fear of heights! the crazy golf calmed the nerves afterwards for the kids. I must confess , the highlight of our Isle of wight tour! :)

Thank Happy_Hyena
Reviewed yesterday

If you only want to see the old battery go after 4pm when the parking fee stops. You can get some fantastic photos from up there so it well worth the climb.

Thank douglasroberts4
Reviewed 2 days ago

Long walk to get there, pushing a buggy nearly finished me off, but worth it. Small battery with very friendly staff. We were asked if two yr old wanted to 'spot the toy soldiers '. This , and dressing up opportunities,kept her amused while we...More

Thank Ali0818
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We parked up at the Needles car park and started the mile walk to The Battery run by National Trust. It was great. The sun was shining and it was ok with a sweatshirt on. We had 'wartime tea and scone'. The small cafe was...More

Thank Nickali26
Reviewed 4 days ago

About 15/20 minute walk from the NT Car Park (free if one is an NT Member). Stunning views from the walk and from the site itself. Very well presented building with a lot of information boards. So much history attached to this site which dates...More

Thank HappyofHillHead
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here just to get close to the needles, but it's an interesting site in its own right. Quite small, but interesting to see how it was used. Tea room was also small, but the food was good, hot, and came out quickly. There's a...More

Thank reviewbadger
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good open space with an excellent views of the Needles and the coast from Southampton to Bournemouth. Will definitely visit again.

Thank traveller112619
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The needles battery is a lovely national trust location to visit, there is a short walk to get here but they do have bus options for those who need it. Great views of the needles and historical information. Fun for all the family. Don't miss...More

Thank Corinna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arguably the loveliest, most picturesque place on the island. Stunning views in a glorious location. We went on a sunny clear day and had great views across the Solent. Great for a good walk, a little windy but very good for the soul!

Thank dmjohnson2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We Travelled along the coastline from Shanklin, the normal journey, if you can get above 30mph you are speeding! Very busy on arrival, £5 to park. You really need your walking legs on here, to the battery point, overlooking the actual needles, and surrounding areas....More

Thank Remarks4711
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liam j
9 January 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
4 August 2015|
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Response from Fiona jane W |
no they are not and I wouldn't recommend it !
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fannyblot
13 February 2015|
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Response from Kathryn W | Property representative |
Hi The normal parking is 1.5 miles away from the Battery, however we have 2 disabled bays at the site. As there is very little room for parking and turning around if those bays are taken, we ask that you ring ahead (when... More
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