Things to see & do

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What's on?

We have lots of different events and activities this season. Find out what goes on behind closed doors or what makes our guns go bang, join in the fun with the Home Front Friends or follow one of our special trails.

Family fun

What will you discover with your family?

What will you discover with your family?

The Needles Old Battery is a great place for families both inside and out. With its mixture of ruins and restored buildings, displays and models there's lots for children to explore and do.

Getting there is part of the fun

There's plenty to see and enjoy before you even reach the gates of The Needles Old Battery...

Make a day of it on the downs

Combine your visit to The Needles Old Battery and New Battery with a short stroll on the downs or a more bracing cliff-top hike to the Tennyson Monument.

Stay for longer and watch the sun set

Treat yourself to a holiday or short break in one of our three cottages on the headland. Each is named after a ship that was wrecked on The Needles rocks.