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Top 10 Natural Beauty Spots on the Isle of Man

Discover the ever-changing Manx landscape, rolling hills and costal scenery by visiting some of the Island’s best beauty spots.

1. Calf of Man

The Calf – named Kalfr by the Norsemen – was once a refuge for Christian monks and hermits. Separated from the mainland by 500 metres of fast moving water, the Calf is […]

Top 8 Isle of Man Animal Encounters

From magnificent marine creatures, to a huge population of visiting and migrant birds, and wildlife from around the world, you’ll find it all in the Isle of Man! 1. Underwater Wildlife

The Isle of Man has been increasingly recognised for its clear waters and varied underwater wildlife. Dolphins, whales, porpoise and basking sharks frequent the […]

Top 10 ways to reach new heights on the Isle of Man

Whether it’s by bus, tram or even on foot, setting your sights higher is easy on the Isle of Man. Check out our top 10 list to really elevate your trip to the Isle of Man.

No. 1 – Picnic on the peak – Enjoy your lunch with a different view

Take time out to […]

Rushen Heritage Trust Summer Exhibition

A recent exhibition organised by members of Rushen Heritage Trust, focusing on the hey-day of tourism in the south of the Island, attracted a large number of visitors to Port Erin; many of whom reminisced about those halcyon days. Situated in St Catherine’s Church Hall, a stone’s throw from Port Erin Bay, the organisation’s volunteers […]

Discover Mars and the Manx night sky

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wanted to find out more?

The Community Farm at Wallberry Farm on Old Castletown Road will welcome Howard Parkin, expert astronomer and founder of AstroManx, this Friday (April 8 2016) for an evening entitled ‘Mars, Exploring the Red Planet’.

Roy Cottage offers Self Catering Accommodation […]

Tackling the new tree-top challenge

You need a head for heights for the Isle of Man’s latest outdoor adventure experience.

And the man behind Ape Mann Adventure Park, at South Barrule plantation, says that only a week after the opening of its high ropes course it’s already proving a big hit with residents and visitors alike.

Steve Salter invited […]

Talk to reveal stone age secrets of airport site

The next lecture at the Manx Museum held by the Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society (IoMNHAS) will focus on the mystery of why, in the late Stone Age, people living on what is today the site of the island’s airport developed a unique culture quite distinct from the traditions […]

Our dark skies capture attention of UK media

It follows the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council announcement the island is the best place to stargaze in the British Isles with 26 Dark Sky Discovery sites.

The Times, The Independent, The Sun, The Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph have all reported the story, including pictures by local photographer Ron Strathdee. […]

Island of Culture 2014 celebrations begin

The Isle of Man is to start celebrating the ‘Island of Culture 2014’ in just a few days’ time.

Celebrations to mark its launch will see a number of events take place from Saturday, January 4, until Monday.

The public launch will be held in the Villa Marina Arcade from 1.30pm-6.30pm on Saturday next […]

Record seal pup births on Calf of Man

The highest recorded number of seal pups have been born on the Calf of Man this year, according to the Manx Wildlife Trust (MWT).

Wildlife experts had predicted the “bumper year” for seal births after the first six were born a week earlier than expected in September.

Marine officer Eleanor Stone said […]