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 

Upcoming events

Guided Tours of The Needles Old Battery

Wed 22 Aug 2018
11:00-14:00
Every Wednesday throughout the summer you can discover the history of the Needles Old Battery on one of our guided tours.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at The Needles Battery

Thu 23 Aug 2018
11:00-14:00
We've lots of activities for you to tick off your 50 things list this summer.

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

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.