Family fun at the Needles Old Battery
The Needles Old Battery has amazing views, and a dramatic past waiting to be discovered, which makes it perfect for a family adventure. Hunt for Major Mindup and his gunners who are hidden around the fort. Or find out what it was really like to be a gunpowder soldier at the Battery, with our dressing up costumes. There’s a secret tunnel too with a winding staircase, but what will you find at the end?
Find the Battery's gunners
Have fun dressing up
How big a bang would this make?
The secret tunnel
50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾
Tick off some of your 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾. You could try spotting some birds as they swoop around the Needles Rocks, or climb the really big hill from the Needles Old Battery to New Battery.