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The Needles

Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Always wanted to see this place.

This is somewhere that I have always wanted to visit, we took the chairlift down to the beach an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ian W
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Alum Glass Blowing factory

The wonderful views worth seeing but the glass blowing demonstration for a nominal £1 entrance was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Needham Market, United Kingdom
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Large chalk rock formations off the western tip of the island.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is somewhere that I have always wanted to visit, we took the chairlift down to the beach an experience in itself decide when you get there if this is for you. The cliffs are fascinating, it has a pebble beach so sensible shoes recommended.

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The wonderful views worth seeing but the glass blowing demonstration for a nominal £1 entrance was amazing!. We watched open mouth as a lump of sand + was blown and heated and shaped into a beautiful vase in about half an hour, and many glass...More

Thank isturner2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is a boat trip to see the needles glad it wasn't a rough water ride. The chair lift was a pleasant ride down and back again. Ate at the cafe on sight. Some rides for small children and souvenir shops . There is a...More

Thank Lynnebbz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent day out for all the family. Dogs Welcome. Good discount on tickets for rides if purchased bulk (£9 for 12) 2 different option of boat to visit needles. Crazy golf could do with an update though! Glassworks is very informative and the children were...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've always wanted to visit the Isle of Wight and the Needles and now, at the age of 75 I have. We went down to the beach on the chair-lift but unfortunately the boat trips were not running because the wind was too strong. The...More

Thank Bobbins1942
Reviewed 2 days ago

great day for the kids! good outing as a family just make sure to buy loads of saver tickets. not that great for anybody on wheelchairs as you can't really go down to the beach or rocks, chairlift is available however due to timings was...More

Thank SiiSii786
Reviewed 3 days ago

We come to the Needles every year as my 2 children love making their own sand shapes which are reasonably priced (depending what shape you chose!) and fun to do. Apart from that the activities are priced higher than they would be elsewhere and are...More

Thank Bronwen G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the open top bus from Yarmouth out to The Needles,and Alum Bay The views are spectacular and well worth a visit. The chair lift was very busy, so we walked down the uneven steps. The boat trip out to the needles was brilliant...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to the Island for a day trip as we only live in Winchester. Being National Trust members we visited The Needles. On the website it says that the car park is £4.50 even if you are a member but when we got there...More

Thank Lbfulton
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am 48 years old and have been going to the isle of wight since i was a small child with my parents. I then took my children throughout the years. Not been for over 10 years so all the family decided to go. 4...More

Thank Sam C
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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