Half-term Seabird Trail

Our trail for half term will have little ones hunting high and low around the Battery Parade Ground as they search for the hidden birds to find.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

This half term our tea-room is open everyday from 11am-3pm and little ones can make even more of their visit with our seabird trail. We've hidden some of them around the Battery for little explorers to find. There are fascinating facts to discover and questions to answer - but can you find them all?

The basics

Suitability
Most suitable for those aged 5-11 years
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Other
Tea-room open 11am-3pm until Sunday 3 March. Entrance and trail are free but the rest of the site is closed.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
24 February 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
25 February 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
26 February 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
27 February 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
28 February 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
1 March 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
2 March 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available
3 March 2019 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
The Manager
Email
needlesoldbattery@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01983754772

Upcoming events

Half-term Seabird Trail

Sun 24 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Our trail for half term will have little ones hunting high and low around the Battery Parade Ground as they search for the hidden birds to find.

Mother's Day at the Needles Battery

Sun 31 Mar 2019
10:30-16:00
Treat your Mum on her special day to a traditional afternoon tea at the Needles Battery tea-rooms.

Make a pocket rocket

Wed 10 Apr 2019
11:00-14:00
Design, make and launch your own 'fizzy' rocket at the Highdown rocket site.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
10:30-16:30
Little visitors can hunt high and low to find the clues hidden around the Battery, solve the puzzle and claim a chocolate prize.

Round the Island Yacht Race Breakfast

Sat 29 Jun 2019
06:30-11:00
The Needles Old Battery will be open early so you can come along to our tea-room and enjoy a hearty breakfast whilst watching the yachts round the Needles rocks. Or just come and enjoy the view.

Battery Tours & 50 things to do before you’re 11¾

Wed 24 Jul 2019
10:30-16:00
There’s lots for the whole family to see and do at the Needles Battery on a Wednesday during the summer holidays. Older members of the family can join a guided tour, whilst little ones can get involved in some '50 things to do before you're 11¾'.