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Castletown festival 2018

The Castletown Festival’s Picnic in the park and sports day 2018 is announced: Sunday 13th May.

A family fun event with fun for all ages with children’s fashion contest, bonny baby competitions, crowning of festival queen 2017, fun stalls, stalls, bouncy castles, refreshments, fancy dress competition in the evening, unique grand confetti carnival, disco dancing and […]

Top Things to Do in Castletown, Isle of Man

According to Tripadvisor, these are the top things to do in Castletown this year:

#1 of 8 things to do in Castletown

Castle Rushen   380 reviews




#2 of 8 things to do in Castletown   The Old House of Keys   114 reviews           […]

Castletown art trail

Pop Up Art Trail!!!

It has been beautifully co-ordinated by local artist & CCOC member, Eve Adams, who runs her business Paint & Thimble – Handmade Crafts By Eve Adams from her home in Castletown.

Eve has worked with so many talented Manx artists to put this trail together in association with IOM Art […]

Castle Rushen Clock Face restored

Castle clock has its new face restored

Castle Rushen’s iconic clock has regained its face. Manx National Heritage made the most of fine weather today and abseilers from the Venture Centre reinstated the clock face.

The face was removed in October for restoration; the sign writing in gold and redecorating was done by local […]

New Display for Castletown’s Nautical Museum


Museum to reopen on Saturday 4th July 2015

Manx National Heritage, the organisation responsible for protecting and promoting the Isle of Man’s heritage and culture, is refurbishing parts of the Nautical Museum in Castletown.

Until recently, the museum which opened in 1951 was home to the […]

World Tin Bath Championships take place in Isle of Man

The event, which attracts huge crowds, has been running since 1971

One of the Isle of Man’s strangest sporting competitions, the World Tin Bath Championships, has celebrated its 44th anniversary.

Hundreds of people gathered around Castletown harbour to watch brave competitors race their customised bathtubs over a 400m course.

The winner is either […]

Walk from Port Erin to Castletown

Walk from Port Erin to Castletown to raise money for good causes

This year’s Harbour 2 Harbour Sponsored Walk will take place on Sunday, May 10 2015.

The event, now in its second year, is organised by Southern Community Initiatives and raises money for a number of important local causes, including Southern Befrienders, Men […]

Move date for ‘world’s oldest yacht’ in Isle of Man

Peggy was built for George Quayle, of Castletown, between 1789 and 1793

Roy Cottage is a Self Catering Manx holiday cottage, situated on the sea front, in Castletown, the ancient capital of the Isle of Man. Bringing news to the visitor of the Isle of Man.

Archaeologists in the Isle of Man are preparing to […]

Castletown festival’s Picnic in the Park

The annual Picnic in the Park and Sports Day, organised by Castletown Festival committee, returns to Poulsom Park on Sunday, May 18.

The event begins at 1pm and this is a community afternoon with lots of attractions such as ‘Tootie the Tank Engine’ for children to ride on, plus a sports programme with 40 events.


Enter now for Sunday’s Harbour2Harbour walk

There is still time to register for the inaugural Harbour2Harbour walk from Castletown to Port Erin this Sunday, May 11.

People of all walking abilities are invited to participate in the event which is being sponsored by Friends Provident and will raise funds for Southern Communities Initiatives, Southern Befrienders and Sport Erin. The […]