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Isle of Wight

The Needles Old Battery and New Battery

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

West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39 0JH

Visitors at The Needles Old Battery and New Battery, Isle of Wight

Important notice

Due to wind speeds of 50 mph gusting 60mph and forecasting to continue during the day, for visitor and staff safety we will be closed today Monday 15th April. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. We expect to open as normal tomorrow.

Planning your visit

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The Needles Old Battery and New Battery map 

Take a look at the map of The Needles Old Battery and New Battery to help plan your visit.

Visitors walking with their dogs at Needles Old Battery, Isle of Wight
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Visiting the Needles Battery with your dog 

Find out about visiting the Needles Battery with your dog, including where they can go and what facilities there are for them. This is a one pawprint rated place.

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