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Stargazing Sites

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    Port Soderick Brooghs is the perfect spot for budding stargazers with uninterrupted views from the North East and South West. The area has milky way status as a Dark Sky site, meaning it has minimal light pollution and beautifully dark skies. Don’t…

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  2. A good-sized rainbow trout from the Clypse reservoir
    Clypse Reservoir
    Map of Clypse and Kerrowdhoo reservoirs
    A good-sized rainbow trout from the Clypse reservoir
    Clypse Reservoir
    Map of Clypse and Kerrowdhoo reservoirs

    Address

    IM4 5BG

    Telephone

    01624 685857

    Two pretty reservoirs, a short walking distance apart, that lie in the hills above Onchan. These reservoirs are fly-fishing only for stocked rainbow trout from 2lb upwards, along with the occasional wild brown trout.

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  3. Address

    Fort Island, east of Derbyhaven Bay, is one of the best scenic viewpoints in the Isle of Man. With views casting over Castletown and Port Erin, stargazers are guaranteed sensational views over the horizon from North East to South West. The area is a…

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  4. Address

    Nestled in the rural area of St Johns lies Tynwald Mills, the only department store on Island. Lined by trees and large flat open areas, Tynwald Mills offers the perfect spot for budding stargazers to catch sight of some amazing astronomical views.

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  5. Niarbyl White beach
    Niarbyl thatched cottage
    Marine viewing point
    Niarbyl geological fault line
    Niarbyl Bay autumn light
    Niarbyl White beach
    Niarbyl thatched cottage
    Marine viewing point
    Niarbyl geological fault line
    Niarbyl Bay autumn light

    Address

    Niarbyl Road, Dalby, IM5 2BS

    Telephone

    01624 843300

    Dalby

    Niarbyl is a secluded beauty spot just south of Dalby Village on the Island’s west coast and of great geological interest. Discover the peaceful bay with its rolling hills, thatched cottages and dramatic coastal paths leading to White Beach.

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  6. Address

    Discover the panoramic views from the southernmost tip of the Island, whilst at the Sound. With very dark skies and minimal light pollution, the Sound is the perfect site to enjoy the Manx skies.

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  7. Mooragh Park Ramsey
    Dark Skies
    Mooragh Park Ramsey
    Dark Skies

    Address

    Lake Road, Ramsey, IM8 3AR

    Ramsey

    Mooragh Park in Ramsey is a popular attraction with excellent leisure facilities including a children's playground, boating lake, putting green, crazy golf and a bowling green. It is also a registered Dark Skies Site with an Interpretation Board to…

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    Port Lewaigue, a small settlement on the rugged East coast of the Isle of Man, is a perfect Dark Sky Discovery spot for stargazing. The car park nestled above the sea and beach provides a great vantage point for watching the night sky, with…

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  9. Poulsom Park
    Poulsom Park

    Address

    Nestled between Castletown’s picturesque train station and Silverburn river lies Poulsom park, a favourite among families. Any budding stargazer will enjoy the spectacular views on offer, with dark skies to the West and North.

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  10. Address

    Axnfell is on the steep north facing slopes of Glen Roy and has an area of 36 hectares.The car park at its entrance has an excellent picnic site overlooking Glen Roy and Baldhoon, and views stretch right up to Windy Corner on the TT course

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  11. Ballure reservoir, looking towards the dam

    Address

    Ramsey, Isle Of Man, Isle Of Man, IM7 1AB

    Telephone

    01624 685857

    Isle Of Man

    A small and sheltered hillside reservoir within the Ballure plantation in the North of the Island, within walking distance of the town of Ramsey. Fly-fishing and spin-fishing for stocked rainbow trout from 2lb upwards and for wild brown trout.

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  12. Address

    The Sloc is a popular spot among local astronomers, with the site offering panoramic views over the South and North West. With very dark skies and free from light pollution, the view of the stars is breathtaking and will be enjoyed by all ages.

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  13. Address

    Follow the coastal path around Peel Castle to enjoy the panoramic views looking out to sea. With minimal light pollution, it’s a perfect place to admire the stars over the North West and South.  

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  14. Group walking tour at Cregneash
    Children wearing the Bee Explorer Bags at Cregneash
    Traditional farming practices
    Group walking tour at Cregneash
    Children wearing the Bee Explorer Bags at Cregneash
    Traditional farming practices

    Address

    Howe Road, Cregneash, IM9 5PX

    Telephone

    01624 834993

    Cregneash

    Settled on an upland plateau overlooking the Calf of Man, Cregneash village was one of the last strongholds of the Manx language and customs which characterised the crofting way of life. Step inside the Manx cottages to see how crofters lived…

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  15. Address

    Ballamenagh Road, Baldrine, Isle Of Man, Isle Of Man, IM46AJ

    Isle Of Man

    The Ballanette Reserve includes a series of lakes with at least one bird watching hide. The coastal footpath runs behind the estate and goes back over Clay Head, giving access to some excellent views across to Laxey and Garwick Bays, whilst Lonan…

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