The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Important notice -

Unfortunately the Needles Batteries have had to close today (21/10/2017)due to the strong winds, we apologise for any inconvenience.

Victorian coastal defence and secret rocket testing site perched high above the Needles Rocks

More about this place

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Things to see and do 

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

What's on 

Sticks put together to spell the word autumn in Borthwood Copse on the Isle of Wight

October half-term on the Isle of Wight 

Test your pirate skills, find out about wild fruit, or just tick off some autumn 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. We have plenty of ways for you to enjoy half-term this October on the Isle of Wight.

Upcoming events

Autumn Adventures

Tue 24 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Join us at the Needles Battery as we listen to tales from the sea of daring-do and swashbuckling adventure.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Eating and shopping

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

History

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Places to stay

The exterior of the coastguard holiday cottages, Isle of Wight

Stay on the Needles Headland  

Relax in our holiday cottages, complete with sea views over Alum Bay. They can accommodate up to five people, perfect for breaks with family and friends.

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Get involved

People sitting on the chalk cliffs at Tennyson Down, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Association 

Find out more about how you can join the Isle of Wight Association, and support the work of the National Trust.