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Railway events on the Isle of Man 2018

Here is a list of railway events  and season dates for the fantastic heritage railways on the Island:

Steam Railway Season 9 March 2018 Until 5 November 2018 Rush Hour on the Railways 30 March 2018 Until 2 April 2018 Manx Heritage Transport Festival 25 July 2018 Until 29 July 2018

Manx Electric Railway Friday 16 […]

Southern Agricultural Show 2017

The annual Southern District Society Agricultural Show

When: 29th & 30th July 2017 Where: Great Meadow, Castletown

The main judging day is on Saturday, when the Supreme Champion will be chosen from the best in the Cattle, Horse, Sheep and Goat sections. Sunday’s judging includes the Harness Section, Show Jumping and Working Hunters for the […]

Southern 100 dates 2017

2017 Dates Confirmed The organisers of the three race meetings held on the Billown Course in the south of the Isle of Man, Southern 100 Racing are pleased to confirm the dates of the events being held in 2017.

 

The Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races, which traditionally opens the TT fortnight, will take […]

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 […]