The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

Important notice -

We’re reopening the Needles Old Battery on 8 July. You will need to book your visit in advance. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking. The Needles New Battery remains closed.

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

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

The parade ground and toilets at the Needles Old Battery will reopen from 8 July and you'll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note, we'll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to The Needles Old Battery and New Battery (8 July - 12 July)

Wed 08 Jul 2020
10:30-11:00
Book your timed entry to visit The Needles Old Battery and New Battery.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

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The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

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The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

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Aerial viewof the Needles Headland, Isle of Wight

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