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The Needles

Alum Bay, Totland Bay PO39 0JD, England
+44 871 720 0022
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Needles is the best part!

We came to the Island for a day trip as we only live in Winchester. Being National Trust members we... read more

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I am 48 years old and have been going to the isle of wight since i was a small child with my... read more

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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

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 yesterday

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
Reviewed yesterday

Quite a bit to do here but not a whole days entertainment. The chair lift is a MUST, nice boat trips around the bay that are reasonably priced. Lots of rides for younger children. Sand shop is also a must. The super saver tickets are...More

Thank castironjaffacake
Reviewed yesterday

I would like to express my disappointment regarding the response we recieved from a senior member of your staff at the 'chair lift' this afternoon. We came to the attraction on our holidays with our able bodied 8 year old son and our 10 year...More

Thank imobennett
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I used to spend all my childhood holidays on the Isle of Wight but haven't been for over ten years so was really looking forward to it. We changed up £20 of Tesco Clubcard vouchers before we left home for £80 days out vouchers. When...More

Thank Annsinden
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a not-so-sunny day. It was raining a bit and we were getting fed up with the weather so we took the bus from Ventnor. The beach is great. I did feel the attractions at the top were a bit tacky, but it...More

Thank Scyliorhinus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a day out that could get expensive, but it is well worth it. You can save the £5 car parking fee if you a national trust member. The range of shops and activities appeal to all ages but you absolutely MUST take the...More

Thank JayneBrem
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Needles are beautiful and well worth a visit. If you could visit without having to go to all the commercial clap trap it would be a lot better. It has the vibe of a gypsy fare. Over priced garbage. Five stars for the actual...More

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Realtors enjoyed the trip to the needles food was good with lots of attraction walk down to the beach or if you want there's the chair lift and fun for the kids with making your own sand ornaments with the different coloured sands

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ok, it was a weekend so was always going to be busy, but don't visit if on a budget. The only thing you don't pay for is to walk. The attractions (if call them that) are expensive and somewhat tacky. The chairlift must take in...More

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Stacey G
20 August 2017|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I very much doubt it, better off taking your own as it's a bit pricey as all tourist hot spots are. John
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