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Alum Bay Glass

The Needles Park, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 1983 752401
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Lovely iridescent glass

Arrived at glassworks half way round a circular walk & leading a party of walkers, so only time for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janice C
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Beautiful

Went down onto Alum Bay, I found some beautiful sting rays swept up on the beach, went down to see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simi1959
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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The Needles Park, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
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+44 1983 752401
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"glass blowing"
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"alum bay"
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"glass items"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful glassware"
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"molten glass"
in 4 reviews
"running commentary"
in 7 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"well worth the entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"car park"
in 11 reviews
"glass making"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
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"glass works"
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"free entry"
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"needles park"
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"coloured sand"
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"value for money"
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"boat trip"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at glassworks half way round a circular walk & leading a party of walkers, so only time for a brief glimpse. So enchanted I had to return 3 days later to select a piece to take home. The colours are beautiful & there is...More

Thank Janice C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went down onto Alum Bay, I found some beautiful sting rays swept up on the beach, went down to see the different coloured sands. As an artist I can’t wait to put this stunning scenery onto canvas, be careful when walking on the stones.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Very informative and the demonstrations kept the children interested too. At only £2 each entry fee one of the more affordable attractions at the Needles

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Good interesting demonstration. Shame it costs to go and watch demo as there some lovely bits in shop to purchase

Thank MICHAEL H
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

As part of the needles attraction this amazing glass display and shop is a must do. Think it’s £2 per entry to see the ‘show’ but well worth it as you see glass blowing in action. Then the shop is a great place to touch...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a factory on one end and a shop at the other. The demonstration have no particular timing and keep going throughout the day. There is a £2 per person ticket or you can use tokens from the ticket booklet. The demonstration is worth...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Even though it was a short demonstration, it was amazing to watch the men at work and see how they make all sorts of glass items - brilliant - very talented.

Thank LadyLF
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The chap doing the hand blown glass demonstration was superb. He managed to give a running commentary which was very informative. Wonderful workmanship. The shop has all manner of glass objects from spectacular vases to fridge magnets. Something for all. I'll treasure my vase for...More

Thank ValerieSally
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Last time I visited here it was free to go into the Glass Workshop and watch the glass blowing demonstrations, however they now charge so we just visited the shop. There are some small items and glass shapes which are pocket money prices so children...More

Thank jenquy
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The views here are breath taking of The Needles and surrounding hills and coastline which shoukd be free for everybody to enjoy. Unfortunately The Needles Park have capitalised on this and after having to pay £5 to park for the day (the only car park...More

Thank TrudieIan
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kopitdave
24 March 2018|
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Response from Dee-Dee D | Reviewed this property |
I do recall a few steps leading down from the main shop floor to the sand displays and then more steps leading down to where the glass is made. I didn't see a ramp or lift.
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