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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 […]

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 […]

Early births lead to ‘bumper seal pup season’ prediction

According to the Manx Wildlife Trust about 40 pups are born on the Calf of Man each year

  Wildlife experts on the Isle of Man have predicted a “bumper year” for seal pups after the first were born a week early on the Calf of Man.

Six were recorded by the […]

Isle of Man researchers deploy first basking shark tags

Isle of Man researchers have deployed their first basking shark tags of the season, as part of continuing efforts towards international conservation.

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 […]

Bid to win three legged record back from Japan

A MASS three-legged race involving up to 1,000 competing pairs is planned for Bank Holiday Monday on May 6 in a bid to smash the current world record, currently held by the Japanese.

The Guinness Book of World Records monitored race was won by the Isle of Man in 2009 with 468 pairs, […]

Minke whale and bottlenose dolphin sighting Isle of Man

  Minke whales can also be found in the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic Oceans

The sighting of a minke whale swimming with bottlenose dolphins off the Isle of Man coast has been described as “incredibly rare,” by a marine expert.

Members of the Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch made the sighting on Thursday.