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Still Never Mind the View

By Fefe
Following on from Never Mind the View this is the view from the very end of the cliff above V1, taken through the gaps in a wire fence.
It was a sweltering hot day and there was a big band of cloud hung over the mainland.
I favour the lead image over the actual view taken from the searchlight, and I have not got one of the front of the searchlight as I was too eager to photograph the tunnels 🙄
There is another of the tunnels in the versions and a view of the guns at the top.
I hope you like the set, I have another couple of the tunnels maybe for a later date.
Edit: Something I forgot to mention, In V4, the building at the back of the image, a small concrete box shape slightly to the side, is the entrance to the spiral staircase that takes you to the tunnel.

Have a good weekend everyone! and thank you so much for the response to my upload yesterday 😄😄


Tags: General Seascape Isle of wight National trust Tunnels underground Alum bay The Needles Old Battery Searchlight

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Comments


af1 Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2023 11:05AM
A very nice set Diane...have sailed past there a few times !...have a good weekend..AlanSmileSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
27 Jan 2023 11:14AM
A fine view looking out to sea in the lead, Diane (and V2) 😃👍🏻 Loving the versions, especially the tunnel in V3. Such a shame our coach driver didn't take us here on my last holiday to the IOW 😳 I mean, how can you not visit the Needles on a holiday there? 😬 Thanks for showing what I've missed 👍🏻
Trev 😃
cooky Plus
19 6 9 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2023 11:41AM
Great set Diane and my acrophobia is kicking in nicely!

Kath
chavender Plus
12 554 2 France
27 Jan 2023 11:54AM
A very fine set of images.
27 Jan 2023 11:56AM
Excellent set Diane, clarity is very good.Smile
dales Plus
7 13 Australia
27 Jan 2023 12:30PM
A fantastic lead view with this exceptional set Diane
Ian
27 Jan 2023 12:42PM
Lovely set, Diane, especially with that cloud bank approaching the Needles.

Mike
27 Jan 2023 12:53PM
Great set Diane, I know it well!
Pleased to make it 30.
Geoff
smut01 Plus
7 148 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2023 1:02PM
'Sweltering'.... whassat mean?
Great shot Diane ... so much space!
Daisymaye Plus
14 26 24 Canada
27 Jan 2023 1:38PM
A very interesting set Diane. Nice to see in and out and up above scenes. All excellent images.
27 Jan 2023 2:17PM
Smashing set, Diane I really like the end of the tunnel shot.

John Smile
27 Jan 2023 2:21PM
Thatís such a fascinating set Diane.

Karen
capto Plus
10 7.2k 33 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2023 4:34PM
A great set with the lead being my favourite.Smile
ivor
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
27 Jan 2023 4:43PM
Fascinating---wonder how this would look with soldiers all about!
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2023 5:18PM
A beautiful lead to your lovely set
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2023 6:22PM
Superb set with an excellent lead Diane.
Peter
bliba Plus
17 1 2 Austria
27 Jan 2023 6:26PM
an excellent set
27 Jan 2023 10:36PM
You are an education Diane great set. Keep e'm comingGrin

Will.Smile
28 Jan 2023 3:37AM
A fascinating set Diane.

Peter
saltireblue Plus
12 13.7k 84 Norway
28 Jan 2023 8:13AM
Despite having been to the IOW innumerable times, I never got to the Needles. Something I see now was a mistake as there is more history there than I was aware of.

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