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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

The Needles New Battery Rocket Exhibition will not be open on Saturday 20th July. We apologise for any inconvenience and disappointment caused.

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.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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