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The Needles Isle of Wight

The Needles is a row of three distinctive stacks of chalk that rise about 30m out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight.
The King surveyed the rocks when he toured the island in his carriage.

The formation takes its name from a fourth needle-shaped pillar called Lot's Wife, that collapsed in a storm in 1764.[8] The remaining rocks are not at all needle-like, but the name has stuck.



to Charles:

A King’s Present Day Musings:


A breathtaking view to be seen of the Needles at the world famous Needles resort.
I was invited to recreate the King's historical viewing to a superb welcome.
The resort is a great day for all the family and has something for everyone.

The King would certainly approve.

Timeline:       1647

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