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Stargazing Sites

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  1. Address

    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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  2. Landing a fish at West Baldwin. Photo courtesy of Geoff Thomas.
    West Baldwin / Injebreck Reservoir
    Map of West Baldwin Resevoir
    Landing a fish at West Baldwin. Photo courtesy of Geoff Thomas.
    West Baldwin / Injebreck Reservoir
    Map of West Baldwin Resevoir

    Address

    IM4 5EU

    Telephone

    01624 685857

    This is a picturesque reservoir that sits within a wooded valley. Fly-fishing and spin-fishing for stocked rainbow trout from 2lb upwards and for wild brown trout.

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  3. The grounds and ancient ruins at Rushen Abbey
    The Gardens
    Making Music at Rushen Abbey
    Family friendly activities at Rushen Abbey
    Family walks around the Abbey gardens
    Children playing dress-up
    The grounds and ancient ruins at Rushen Abbey
    The Gardens
    Making Music at Rushen Abbey
    Family friendly activities at Rushen Abbey
    Family walks around the Abbey gardens
    Children playing dress-up

    Address

    Mill Road, Ballasalla, Isle Of Man, Isle Of Man, IM9 3DB

    Telephone

    01624 823048

    Isle Of Man

    Rushen Abbey was gifted by King Olaf I for use as a monastery in 1134. The visitor centre tells the Abbey's story from 1134 to strawberry tea dancing and days of disco.

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    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. 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

    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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    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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    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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  9. 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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    Located in the West of the Island, lies Glen Mooar Beach. Away from towns and street lights, Glen Mooar offers the perfect opportunity to see wonderfully clear night sky views, from West to North and above land to the East.

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    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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  12. Address

    Begoade Road, Onchan, IM4 6AX

    Telephone

    (01624) 695701

    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. It features a number of way-marked blue mountain bike trails and a rather flat…

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    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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    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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  15. Traditional Manx Cottage
    Group walking tour at Cregneash
    Manx thatched cottage
    Children wearing the Bee Explorer Bags at Cregneash
    Traditional farming practices
    Children exploring Cregneash
    Manx Cat at Cregneash
    Traditional Manx Cottage
    Group walking tour at Cregneash
    Manx thatched cottage
    Children wearing the Bee Explorer Bags at Cregneash
    Traditional farming practices
    Children exploring Cregneash
    Manx Cat at Cregneash

    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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