The Needles Old Battery tickets
The Needles Old Battery opening times, prices & tickets
Owned by the National Trust, the Needles Old Battery was built in 1862 following the threat of a French invasion. Two original gun barrels are displayed in the parade ground and a tunnel accessed by a spiral staircase leads to a searchlight emplacement perched above the Needles Rocks.
You can buy tickets to The Needles Old Battery with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!
Step 1: Check the opening times below.
Step 2: Select the number of tickets required.
Step 3: Enter the rough date of your visit (tickets are valid +/- 7 days of the date entered).
Step 4: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. Please then read T&C's and check-out.
Step 5: If you don't already have a ferry or an accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.
To save selection to basket, click the [Add] button above ↑
Please read the Tickets/T&Cs section below before submitting your order.
Needles Old Battery is open from 11 March until 29 October 2017. Generally open from 10.30am to 5.00pm 7 days a week, however it will close at dusk if this is earlier. Last entry is at 4.30pm.
Collecting admission tickets
- Vehicle customers: simply present your "Confirmation/eTicket" on arrival at check-in and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed there and then.
- Foot passengers: please go to the ticket office on arrival and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed on presentation of your "Confirmation/eTicket"
What to give the attraction
Just hand your credit card size ticket(s) to the attraction to gain entry. Tickets are valid for 7 days either side of the date you entered when adding the attraction to your basket.
Terms & Conditions
Attraction admission tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red Funnel´s Southampton/East Cowes route. Attraction tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.
The discounted ferry crossings are only available whilst the individual attraction is open during 2017. 10% ferry discount available when booked alongside Needles Old Battery tickets. To obtain the ferry discount a minimum of either a family ticket or 2 x adults must be purchased. Additional tickets may be added to your shopping basket. Valid for return vehicle travel from Southampton. Valid for up to 7 people in a car or small van up to 5.5m length/2m height. Subject to availability. New bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Please check opening dates and times before booking.
2017 Standard Pricing
|Family (2 adults & up to 3 children <18 yrs)||£16.25|
|National Trust members||Free|
- Special group rate available for pre booked groups of 15 or more - please contact property for details.
- If you purchase your admission ticket online and then decide when visiting the Needles Old Battery to join the National Trust on the day you visit and whilst you are at that property, they will refund the cost of this admission on presentation of your ticket. Please note: admission tickets can only be refunded against membership at one property.