The Needles Battery, Totland

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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  • August 20, 2017
    Wonderful few hours here. Trail for kids was fun. Stunning views. Well worth a visit. Helpful staff.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Really interesting with fantastic views of the needles and Alum bay and towards Dorset. The fort was full of interesting exibits and information and had a cafe and picnic area .  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    We definitely had an interesting visit today we had to pay twenty pounds for all four of us to get a single on the chairlift and in the end we had to pay more to get back up to the top and we couldn't...  more »

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