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Stargazing Sites

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  1. Party in the Park 2023
    Party in the Park 2023

    Address

    Onchan Park, Onchan, IM3 1HU

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 1624 675564

    Onchan

    A popular leisure attraction for visitors and residents alike, Onchan Pleasure Park has its own boating lake complete with bumper and motorboats, go-karts, a crazy golf course and large children’s playground.

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  2. Address

    Port Soderick

    Port Soderick

    Nestled in along the Manx coastline lies Port Soderick, a small hamlet to the south of Douglas. The car park above the beach provides a great vantage point for watching the night sky, with horizon views to the North West and South.

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  3. Address

    Port e Vullen

    Port e Vullen

    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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  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

    Glen Wyllin, Kirk Michael

    Kirk Michael

    A sandy and shingle stretch accessible from Glen Wyllin campsite.

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  6. Address

    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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Poulsom Park
    Poulsom Park

    Address

    Castletown

    Castletown

    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. 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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  11. 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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  12. Address

    Ballamenagh Road, Baldrine, IM46AJ

    Baldrine

    The Ballanette Reserve includes a series of lakes with at least one bird watching hide. It is also a registered Dark Skies Site with an Interpretation Board to ensure that visitors can enjoy the stunning stargazing on offer.

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  13. Address

    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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  14. Address

    Niarbyl Road, Dalby, IM5 2BS

    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 and dramatic coastal paths leading to White Beach.

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  15. 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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