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

Mother's Day at the Needles Battery

Sun 22 Mar 2020
13:00-15:30
Treat your Mum on her special day to a traditional afternoon tea at the Needles Battery tea-rooms.

Spring Flower Spotter

Sat 04 Apr 2020
10:30-16:00
With the arrival of spring, colour and new growth comes to the Needles Headland. Little explorers can pick up a free nature trail at the Battery to help them spot spring wildflowers.

Second World War at the Battery

Thu 09 Apr 2020
11:00-15:00
This spring, discover the role the Battery played during the Second World War on short, guided tours each Thursday at the Battery.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 10 Apr 2020
10:30-16:00
Find the clues hidden around the Battery to solve the puzzle and claim your chocolate prize.

VE Day at the Needles Battery

Fri 08 May 2020
11:00-16:00
To mark 75 years since VE Day, the Needles Old Battery will be dressed in its finest and ready to welcome visitors to a day of celebrations.

Paper Sail Boats

Wed 27 May 2020
11:00-15:00
With the Round the Island Yacht Race just around the corner, little visitors to the Battery can design and make their own paper sail boats.
The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

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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

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Aerial viewof the Needles Headland, Isle of Wight

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