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The needles are the two rocks of white stone being eroded by the sea. For years most of us didn't know that guns and cannon had been set up to help protect isle of Wight. There was passage ways made to get the troops in...More
From the car park they suggest its 3/4 of a mile. May be more but glorious views over the Solent as you stroll with no great effort towards the Battery. This has been restored brilliantly and whilst there may not be so much to see...More
It is only a ride on Bus 12 from Newport to this destination. The road begins by traveling country roads and lanes and then follows the coast all the way to Freshwater Bay and on to Alum Bay where the journey ends for my stop....More
When i arrived back at the needles late october early november i had my national trust card at the ready when we arrived at the car park to be told its not valid here. I used it there the year before when i came with...More
Date of experience: November 2018
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Kathryn W, Manager at The Needles Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018
I’m sorry that there was confusion about the charge for car parking for members.
We have no National Trust car park for the Needles Old Battery and the nearest car park is owned and managed by the Needles Landmark Attraction.
There was no discount...More
As I mentioned in my TripAdvisor review of The Needles themselves, I was rather disappointed about having to pay for everything here at The Needles, including into this, the old Battery. There's also a new Battery.
If it wasn't £5 for parking, it was the...More
Walked to the Needles Battery from Tennyson’s Column along the top of the downs it’s a spectacular if blowy walk and a fine view of the Needles as a reward.Interesting history and wonderful views. Definitely worth a visit
A weekend break on Isle of White was too short to see all the island beauties. We were told the needles is a must see. A short drive through countryside lanes will bring you to this gem location.
It was a very windy cold October...More
Response from ClearlyAM | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure - but I would think they might be less - they have been really helpful when I have called the Needles Landmark (the chairlift/ car parking is different to National Trust) in the past - you can call them on... More
I am not sure - but I would think they might be less - they have been really helpful when I have called the Needles Landmark (the chairlift/ car parking is different to National Trust) in the past - you can call them on 01983 752 401.
Response from Remarks4711 | Reviewed this property |
Closed Xmas/Boxing day, New Years Day, but only open weather permitting 10am to 4pm. Hoteliers will have more info, this is a bleak, windy location, £5 parking. We went mid September, good luck Xmas time.