The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

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

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 all about trees, go on a bear hunt, or just tick off some autumn '50 things to do before you're 11¾'. We have plenty of ways for you to enjoy half term this October on the Isle of Wight.

Upcoming events

Pirates, Shipwrecks and Smuggling

Wed 24 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Enjoy a swashbuckling adventure and help us make a pirate ship, whilst learning about the shipwrecks and smuggling of the Isle of Wight.
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

Needles Coastguard Cottages

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Get involved

Aerial viewof the Needles Headland, 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.