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The Needles

Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Had to Try It

Went for a day trip to deliver some items and took in the Needles and Chair lift, great fun the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tony L
via mobile

you have to visit, they are world famous for a very good reason! Worth walking up to see where they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 yesterday via mobile

Went for a day trip to deliver some items and took in the Needles and Chair lift, great fun the views are amazing another ticked off the list! Weather wasn’t kind but a good day out was had!

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you have to visit, they are world famous for a very good reason! Worth walking up to see where they tested the worlds first intercontinental ballistic missiles! who'd have thought!

Thank awhittall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with things for everyone, we got the chair lift and the view was fantastic, the shops and demos where good too

Thank daymo666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Visited on October 18th and Sadly was a dull misty day but could just see the needles still. Seems to be a mini theme park but did enjoy the chair lift and Glass Blowing workshop. Everything is Pay as you go so can spend...More

Thank Mikeybacon87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to visit many years ago during peak season gave up due to the traffic. Came back out of season despite being November the weather was pleasant. We walked from the car park to the various view points and the views were stunning. You need...More

Thank Deerejohn7530
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out of season, the rides are closed, but you can still walk down the steps to the beach, which gives a fantastic view of The Needles. There are a lot of steps though, although there was an alternative route. Pebble beach for a short walk....More

Thank HeyJo44
Reviewed 10 November 2017

a lot of things to do, the chair lift down to the bay was interesting, but very safe. there was lots of small attractions, we visited the Glass blowing studio which was great. and the staff in there doing the demonstration which included glass blowing...More

Thank jim17369
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Thus is a national trust attraction so you do have to pay to visit. Worth it thiugh, really interesting, not just the Needles but about the lighthouse, war time and space research. The exhibits are a little dated, could do with an update to keep...More

Thank Latte99
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Having visited the Isle of Wight on a coach trip, a trip to The Needles was on the agenda. We stopped at a complex of shops with a viewing platform to take photos. The area is quite commercialised but was quiet with it being November....More

Thank Jeanette W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Chairlift from bay cliffs to the bay beach is wonderful.. View from the top is really adventurous and enjoyable..

Thank mohan r
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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