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The Needles

Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Totland bay

This is always a must with us when we come over to the Isle of Wight. We all love to make the sand... read more

Reviewed today
Fareham, United Kingdom
windy trip

We went here on a windy day. We walked down the many steps (about 175) to get down to the beach. it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Large chalk rock formations off the western tip of the island.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Reviewed today

This is always a must with us when we come over to the Isle of Wight. We all love to make the sand bottles or have a ride on the chair lift . Don’t forget to walk up the hill to the Old Battery.and go...More

Thank douglasroberts4
Reviewed yesterday

We went here on a windy day. We walked down the many steps (about 175) to get down to the beach. it is far easier to walk down than back up! There is chair lift there but you look at the cliffs on the way...More

Thank 64Jazz64
Reviewed yesterday

Can't believe how tacky they have made such an amazing natural beautiful site. Even though it was foggy, the Needles are fantastic. The chair lift feels dodgy and we couldn't get off as the beach was washed away, so no boat trip either. Did the...More

Thank Ali0818
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very quiet and pretty, calm, nice beach, definitely would like to go back. Went on the chair lift, nice ride very calm but unfortunately couldn't get off at the bottom as the beach had a few rockslides the night before. Still walked down the stairs...More

Thank Ethan K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

£5 to park in carpark then uphill walk to the old battery which was free to look around an interesting small exhibition and small refreshment shop. Lovely view of the needles from the view point - much better then from the commercial area. We did...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Family visit to the Needles we rode on the Chairlift which was a great experience and then a trip on the boat out to the Needles.Both very good value for money being £6. return for both -well worth doing.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a very windy day when we visited so we did not stay very long. The Sand shop, Glass shop, sweet factory all visited. Made a sand model. Paid a pound each to see how the sweets are made (butterscotch sweets) at the end...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great day out, plenty to see and do although the theme park has spoilt the area slightly. There is a good walk up tennyson downs from here, a lovely beach and historical areas. It gets very busy on the summer but it's still worth a...More

Thank Corinna B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a lovely day at the Needles in late September. We were lucky as the weather was so warm and sunny. Lots to do especially for families. It's a little like stepping back in time to the old theme parks/fairgrounds with some old fashioned rides...More

Thank dmjohnson2
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Needles well worth the Trip very beautiful. The Chair ride down is very expensive £6.00 per person for a 2 min ride. Don’t do it unless you want to take a boat trip. Restaurant is good value very clean and good food.

Thank 716Diane2013
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Stacey G
21 August 2017|
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Response from TheNeedlesLandmark | Property representative |
Thanks Stacey for leaving us a message. Yes you are able to use our Super Saver tickets for food and drink as well as any of the kiosks we have here on site.
8 August 2017|
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Response from BGJI | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure they would allow that, I believe the notice says its a two seat chair. babies can be carried in a front facing harness but for a 3 & 6 year old it says children under 1.4 meters high must have an adult with... More
Madelaine B
2 August 2017|
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Response from gloriacoppard | Reviewed this property |
yes im almost sure it is open in september