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The Needles

Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Beautiful Scenery, and an interesting chair lift.

When going to the needles, go early in the morning, then it's nice and quiet because later on in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James J
via mobile

What views, what an amazing place, this far corner of the Isle of Wight. It is absolutely a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Manchester, 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 yesterday via mobile

When going to the needles, go early in the morning, then it's nice and quiet because later on in the day it gets extremely busy, there is an interesting glass shop where you can see how glass is made and live commentary from a person...More

Thank James J
Reviewed yesterday

What views, what an amazing place, this far corner of the Isle of Wight. It is absolutely a must-see. We walked down easily to the beach... so if the lift feels scary do your heart a good turn! You can ignore the fair ground stuff...More

Thank JayKay750
Reviewed yesterday

After the exhilaration of walking from Freshwater Bay across Tennyson Down against a strong headwind, we found the old fort (National Trust or pay £7.50) which overlooks the Needles. The view of the needles id spectacular.

Thank octogenarian2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We bought the super saver tickets using tesco clubcard vouchers. With these for a family of 4 (one being 3 therefore able to go on the rides for free with a grown up), we were able able to go on the rides, chairlift, ice cream...More

Thank Stacey G
Reviewed 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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
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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