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Stargazing Sites

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  1. Address

    Port Soderick

    Port Soderick

    Port Soderick Brooghs is the perfect spot for budding stargazers with uninterrupted views from the North East and South West.

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  2. Address

    Off the Bollyn Road, Ballaugh

    Ballaugh

    This sand and shale beach is located on the exposed North West of the island. This beach is a perfect Dark Sky Discovery Spot for stargazing.

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  3. Address

    Begoade Road, Onchan, IM4 6AX

    Onchan

    Conrhenny is a growing venue for community involvement, with a 5 hectare Children's Wood located in the heart of the forest comprising of more than 5,000 native trees.

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  4. Address

    Glen Roy, Laxey

    Laxey

    Axnfell is on the steep north facing slopes of Glen Roy and has an area of 36 hectares. The views stretch right up to Windy Corner on the TT course.

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  5. Address

    A36, Port Erin

    Port Erin

    The Sloc is a popular spot among local astronomers, with the site offering panoramic views over the South and North West.

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  6. Address

    Glen Wyllin, Kirk Michael

    Kirk Michael

    A sandy and shingle stretch accessible from Glen Wyllin campsite.

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  7. Address

    Lake Road, Ramsey, IM8 3AR

    Ramsey

    Mooragh Park in Ramsey is a popular attraction with excellent leisure facilities.

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  8. Address

    Derbyhaven

    Derbyhaven

    With views casting over Castletown and Port Erin, stargazers are guaranteed sensational views over the horizon from North East to South West.

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  9. Group walking tour at Cregneash
    Manx thatched cottage
    Children wearing the Bee Explorer Bags at Cregneash
    Traditional farming practices
    A group of visitors walking through the village at the traditional Hop tu Naa event
    A view from the Chasms road of the whole village
    Two thatched cottages at night showing a star lit sky
    Dark Sky Discovery Site logo
    Group walking tour at Cregneash
    Manx thatched cottage
    Children wearing the Bee Explorer Bags at Cregneash
    Traditional farming practices
    A group of visitors walking through the village at the traditional Hop tu Naa event
    A view from the Chasms road of the whole village
    Two thatched cottages at night showing a star lit sky
    Dark Sky Discovery Site logo

    Address

    Howe Road, Cregneash, IM9 5PX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 1624 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.

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    Peel castle West Quay, Peel, IM5 1TB

    Peel

    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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  11. Ballure reservoir, looking towards the dam
    Ballure reservoir, looking towards the dam

    Address

    Ramsey, IM7 1AB

    Ramsey

    A small and sheltered hillside reservoir within the Ballure plantation in the North of the Island, within walking distance of the town of Ramsey.

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  12. Address

    Andreas

    Andreas

    Smeale Coastal Area is one of the Island’s darkest sites with near to none light pollution. There are totally uninterrupted horizon views from South West to North East.

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  13. Clypse Reservoir
    A good-sized rainbow trout from the Clypse reservoir
    Clypse Reservoir
    A good-sized rainbow trout from the Clypse reservoir

    Address

    Onchan, IM4 5BG

    Onchan

    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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    Tholt y Will, Sulby, IM7 2BF

    Sulby

    The Island's largest and deepest reservoir lies in the shadow of Snaefell, the Island’s highest peak and offers a great trout fishing adventure. A large upland reservoir set in rugged moorland scenery in the centre of the Island.

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  15. Seals and shags on the rocks
    VW Camper parked at the The Sound
    Seals and shags on the rocks
    VW Camper parked at the The Sound

    Address

    Sound Road, Port st Mary, IM9 5PZ

    Port st Mary

    At the Island's very southern tip is one of the most scenic places in the British Isles. Abundant with wildlife and natural wonders, this area is a hotspot for seals sunbathing on the rocky Kitterland, a small rocky islet.

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