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Needles Old Battery Isle of Wight

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.

About The Needles Old Battery

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!

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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.

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Tickets to The Needles Old Battery

2 adults+3 children

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Isle of Wight Festival 2014

Needles Old Battery is open from 12 March until 30 October 2016. 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.

Needles Old Battery Address: West High Down, Alum Bay, IoW PO39 0JH Tel. 01983 754772. Park at The Needles Park.
Get Directions from East Cowes (40 mins) & View Larger Map

2016 Standard Pricing

Family (2 adults & up to 3 children <18 yrs)£15.50
National Trust membersFree
  • 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.

The Needles Old Battery Events

Awesome Autumn Adventures - The Needles Old Battery and New Battery
Dates: 24 October to 30 October 2016, 10:30am to 3:00pm. Hear stories of the shipwrecks surrounding the Isle of Wight and enjoy some pirate games and activities.

The Battery's Hallowe'en bat trail - The Needles Old Battery and New Battery
Dates: 29 October 2016 10:30am and 30 October 2016 10:30am. Search for the scary bats hanging around the Battery. Each one has a letter on it. Spell out the word and claim a spooky prize. Or try our Hallowe'en wordsearch and quiz and test how big your brain is.

Reviews of The Needles Old Battery

Lovely walks in the area and learnt a lot about the history, wonderful view of the Needles from the viewing platform!
As Above
well worth a visit
Wonderful views!

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