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The Needles

Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Beautiful walk shame about the commercialisation

We found the car park steep at £5 for a car - this does allow you to park all day but I think very... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Wendy S
Reading, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice place

Good płace to visit,nice view,charcliff single ticket£3.00,returny £6.00,nice walk-national trust... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
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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 8 September 2016 via mobile

We found the car park steep at £5 for a car - this does allow you to park all day but I think very few people stay all day. The walk down to the beach is hard going but totally worth it - you get...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Good płace to visit,nice view,charcliff single ticket£3.00,returny £6.00,nice walk-national trust park

Thank slonko56
Reviewed 7 September 2016

For families yes it is a great place to go , but could also be very expensive day as so much to get your money ,although when you park you get loads of vouchers. There are good facilities and food places fro all visitors. The...More

Thank havenhunters
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Coming from a major seaside town I know when you're being ripped off and this is definitely a rip off. £5 to park the car before you start - there is no other parking anywhere close. Then you either have to buy a book of...More

1  Thank FlyingToday
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Always good fun and never had a bad time here it always amazing, although all in all eats your money a bit, could do with an actual lift to the bottom for people afraid of heights or poor health. Face painting lady is the best...More

Thank Samantha J
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I can't say that I enjoyed the cable car but that was only because I'm not good with heights. Quite a long wait to go down to the beach but there is little that can be done about that when it is busy as they...More

Thank eigna08
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Isle of Wight many times before, but always return to see the Needles and the lighthouse. Last time I took the cable car to the beach, and the boat trip out to the lighthouse from the beach. It was wonderful. This...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 7 September 2016

So although we only wanted to go to the glass we had no option but to pay the extortionate fee to park for 30 mins, then had to deal with an incredibly mouthy young parking attendant who was not happy when we asked to park...More

1  Thank 123tricky
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Highlight was the glass blowing demonstration. Cafe was good. Used the chairlift to get down to the bottom of the cliff but really was a waste of money as it is not far on the stairs, only useful for people who have difficulty with the...More

Thank phil735
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The last time I was here I was around 4 years of age with my family, and now at 42....I felt the urge to revisit this place and do it all again on our weekend away at the IOW. Unfortunately the weather wasn't it's best...More

Thank KrazyKatlover
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Stacey G
20 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
1 August 2017|
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Response from gloriacoppard | Reviewed this property |
yes im almost sure it is open in september