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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

World Tin Bath Championships held in Castletown

One of the Isle of Man’s strangest sporting competitions, the World Tin Bath Championships, will celebrate its 42nd anniversary on Saturday.

Hundreds of people are expected to gather around Castletown harbour to watch brave competitors race their customised baths over a 400m course.

The winner is the first to reach the finish line […]

World Tin Bath Championships held in Castletown

One of the Isle of Man’s strangest sporting competitions, the World Tin Bath Championships, will celebrate its 42nd anniversary on Saturday.

Hundreds of people are expected to gather around Castletown harbour to watch brave competitors race their customised baths over a 400m course.

The winner is the first to reach the finish line […]

Bonnag World Championship titles decided on island

Dozens of bakers entered the competition in Dalby

Dozens of bakers have competed in the World Bonnag Championships in the Isle of Man.

Bonnag, a traditional sweet bread, is thought to have been a Manx staple for hundreds of years.

Anne Quirk claimed the best in show along with the ladies title whilst […]

Feeling on top of the world as island reclaims three-legs record

The Isle of Man has reclaimed the world record for holding the largest three-legged race.

Subject to formal verification by the Guinness Book of World Records, a total of 644 pairs crossed the finishing line on Douglas Beach on Monday.

It easily beats the previous record of 551 pairs, set by Morecambe Community […]

Isle Of Man named Dream Spot in Kayaking Poll

A recent poll ran as part of a competition by Sitons has found the Isle Of Man to be one of the UK’s top ten dream kayaking locations.

The poll was taken as part of a December competition for watersport fanatics to win a GoPro Hero II camera. Over 500 entrants were asked where would […]

Isle of Man Visitor Mobile App

Get the Isle of Man in your pocket… download the FREE visitor app for iPhone and Android!

Available to download for FREE on iPhone and Android, the visitor app’s ingenious ‘shake for inspiration’ tool and GPS functionality lets you discover more than 85 Things to See and Do and Places to Visit in the Isle […]

Bottlenose dolphins: Large pod sighted in Manx waters

Dolphins identified in January were matched with those from Cardigan Bay in Wales

A pod of more than 100 bottlenose dolphins has been spotted off the coast of the Isle of Man, according to the Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch.

Roy Cottage is a Self Catering Manx holiday cottage, situated on the sea front, […]