The Needles Old Battery & New Battery

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Historic Site

West High Down
ALUM BAY
Isle Of Wight
PO39 0JH

Tel: +44 01983 754772

Isle of Wight, National Trust, Needles, Things to Do

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Standard£5.00 per ticket
Child Standard£2.50 per ticket
Family - one adult£7.50 per ticket
Family Standard£12.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking - There is no vehicular access to the Needles headland. Limited disabled parking available. Please phone property to arrange.
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Cafe
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • Beach/Coast 20 min walking distance
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome - Dogs on leads welcome everywhere except in the tearoom.
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Educational tours should be prebooked.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Tours must be prebooked.

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke, B3401, B3399 to Freshwater, A3055 to Alum Bay.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke, B3401, B3399 to Freshwater, A3055 to Alum Bay.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Alum Bay.

Please note: access from Alum Bay is on foot only, approx ¾ mile along a well surfaced path or by Needles Tour bus. No vehicle access to site - for disabled access arrangements please phone 01983 754772 or email isleofwight@nationaltrust.org.uk
Parking at Alum Bay is not National Trust.

Public Transport Directions

For bus information please visit the Southern Vectis website - www.islandbuses.info/ 

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Awards

  • Green Island Awards - Green Island Award - Gold 2008

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas
Open (12 Apr 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)
Closed - Needles Old & New Battery (museum) (1 Nov 2021 - 4 Mar 2022)
Open over Winter - Tea Room at Needles Old Battery (6 Nov 2021 - 4 Mar 2022)
Open - Needles Old & New Battery & Tea Room (5 Mar 2022 - 30 Oct 2022)

* Last entry 4.30pm. Please note the property may have to close in high winds. Please phone to check (01983) 754772.
TEA ROOM WINTER OPENING:
- From 6 Nov - 19 Dec: Saturday & Sunday (11am-3pm).
- 26 Dec -3 Jan: Every day (11am-3pm).
- 8 Jan - 6 Feb: Saturday & Sunday (11am-3pm).
- 12 - 20 Feb: Every day (11am-3pm).
- 26 - 27 Feb: Saturday & Sunday (11am-3pm).

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