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Sulby Reservoir Car Park

Type:Dark Sky Site

Sulby Reservoir Car Park


Nestled in the shadows of the Islands highest summit, Snaefell, lies the Sulby reservoir, the largest reservoir in the Isle of Man. Sulby reservoir is the perfect spot for budding stargazers, with the vast open space and near to none light pollution, offering a perfect opportunity to sight some amazing astronomical views.

Sulby Reservoir is one of 26 registered Dark Sky Discovery Sites on the Isle of Man. With the help of Interpretation Boards on site, stargazers can fully enjoy the stunning views on offer in the Manx skies.

Advice and Safety:

The terrain present is flat and accessible for wheelchair users. Reservoir is approximately 50 metres from car park.

There is adequate parking present, with space for telescopes adjacent to vehicles.

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Car: Follow the A18 road north to Ramsey. Turn left onto the A14. Car Park is approximately 2 miles on the left.

By Bus: The bus services to Sulby include, 5, 5A, 5C, 5J, 6A, 6C. For further information on bus timetables visit

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