The Needles

The Needles

Overview

You can't go to the Isle of Wight and not see the iconic Needles - a series of chalk stacks which protrude into the sea.  At the top of the cliff, on the headland, is the Old Battery and New Battery defences.

Visit the National Trust website

Nearby the actual National Trust managed old fort and land feature, in Alum Bay, is The Needles Landmark Attraction hosting a funfair, crazy golf, a chairlift to the foot of the cliffs, and boat rides around the bay and The Needles

Visit The Needles Landmark Attraction website

What makes it special

  • Take a spectacular chairlift ride to the beach and the sand cliffs
  • Watch the fascinating art of glass blowing and see craftsmen make a variety of crafted glassware
  • Great for families

Opening Times

10:00am 7 days per week, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day (closing times vary during the year).

Price

Ticket Type                                            Ticket Tariff
4D Cinema                                            £4.00 per ticket
Alum Bay Glass Demonstration            £2.00 per ticket
Chairlift One Way                                  £3.00 per ticket
Chairlift Return                                      £6.00 per ticket
Chairlift Unlimited Travel Wrist Band    £9.00 per ticket
Games Kiosk - Per Game                     £2.00 per ticket
Jurassic Adventure Golf                       £4.00 per ticket
Sweet Factory Demonstration              £2.00 per ticket
Water Walkerz                                      £4.00 per ticket

Hostels nearby

The Needles

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Map references

OS Map: 196, and Explorer OL29

OS Grid Ref: SZ307852

Lat/Lng: 50.666543, -1.565851

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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