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The Needles Battery, Totland

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Soak up coastal views and military history at The Needles Battery, built in the 1860s in anticipation of French hostilities. Walk through a 65 m (213 ft) tunnel to catch the best views of one of Britain's most famous coastal landmarks, the Needles. See the remains of a rocket site and the rocket testing display from the 1950s and 60s. Take in panoramic views from the tearoom at the Port, War Signal Station. To reach the battery walk 20 minutes uphill from the car park, or catch a shuttle. Our Totland vacation planner makes visiting The Needles Battery and other Totland attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The needels can be seen from the veiwpoint at the battery. It gives a good insight into the work that went on here in the past.  more »
  • We thoroughly enjoyed the walk up and even enjoyed walking further and further when we got right over the top through beautiful fields and cliff edges, what a lovely are of outstanding natural beauty!...  more »
  • This is a wonderful place to visit. We contacting the café prior to visiting to use the disabled parking at the entrance to the battery. The views are stunning. The café was welcoming , with excellent...  more »