Laxey Wheel

Laxey Wheel

Stargazing at Langness Lighthouse

Stargazing at Langness Lighthouse


Stargazing Fort Island

Stargazing Fort Island

Peel Castle Stargazing

Peel Castle Stargazing

Stargazing Sites in the Isle of Man

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  1. Add Axnfell Forest to your Itinerary

    Axnfell Forest

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    Forest

    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

  2. Add Coastal Footpath behind Peel Castle to your Itinerary

    Coastal Footpath behind Peel Castle

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    Dark Sky Site

    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.  

  3. Add Glen Mooar Beach Car Park to your Itinerary

    Glen Mooar Beach Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    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.

  4. Add Sulby Reservoir Car Park to your Itinerary

    Sulby Reservoir Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    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...

  5. Add Ballure Reservoir Car Park to your Itinerary

    Ballure Reservoir Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Located just south of Ramsey lies Ballure Reservoir, a picturesque open area surrounded by a vast array of trees and bushes. Stargazers will enjoy the open sky views to the North, East and South, where the Milky Way and Northern Lights can be...

  6. Add Port Soderick Brooghs, Little Ness Car Park to your Itinerary

    Port Soderick Brooghs, Little Ness Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    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...

  7. Add Clypse Kerrowdhoo Reservoir Car Park to your Itinerary

    Clypse Kerrowdhoo Reservoir Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Half a mile north of Onchan, lies the Clypse and Kerrowdhoo reservoirs. Both very scenic and surrounded by vast countryside, offer a very dark sky perfect for a spot of stargazing. Enjoy sky views to the North, East and South of the Island.

  8. Add Cregneash to your Itinerary

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    Cregneash

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    Museum

    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...

  9. Add Ballannette Country Park to your Itinerary

    Ballannette Country Park

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    Garden

    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...

  10. Add Smeale Coastal Area to your Itinerary

    Smeale Coastal Area

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    Dark Sky Site

    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 – it’s the perfect place to admire the stars and catch site of the Northern...

  11. Add The Sloc Car Park to your Itinerary

    The Sloc Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    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.

  12. Add Niarbyl Restaurant Car Park to your Itinerary

    Niarbyl Restaurant Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Located on the southwest coast of the Island lies Niarbyl, a picturesque bay offering spectacular sea views. With minimal light pollution, stargazers can enjoy uninterrupted horizon views from the south to north.

  13. Add Port Soderick Upper Car Park to your Itinerary

    Port Soderick Upper Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Nestled in along the Manx coastline lies Port Soderick, a small hamlet to the south of Douglas. Once famed for its pleasure grounds and beach, Port Soderick is a perfect Dark Sky Discovery spot for stargazers. The car park above the beach provides a...

  14. Add West Baldwin Reservoir Car Park to your Itinerary

    West Baldwin Reservoir Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    The picturesque reservoir, also known as Injebreck, is located on the site of an old village, the remains of which can be seen when the water levels are low. Surrounded by countryside and minimal light pollution, West Baldwin Reservoir is the...

  15. Add Ballaugh Beach Car Park to your Itinerary

    Ballaugh Beach Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Ballaugh Beach is a perfect Dark Sky Discovery Spot for stargazing. The area has Milky Way status as a Dark Sky site, meaning it has minimal light pollution and beautifully dark skies. As well as the stars above you, you may also get the chance to...

  16. Add Mount Murray Golf Club to your Itinerary

    Mount Murray Golf Club

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    Dark Sky Site

    Enjoy uninterrupted views in all directions whilst watching the stars at Mount Murray Golf club. Wrap up warm and see what you can discover about the Manx night sky.

  17. Add Poulsom Park to your Itinerary

    Poulsom Park

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    Adventure Park / Playground

    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.

  18. Add Conrhenny Car Park to your Itinerary

    Conrhenny Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Conrhenny Plantation offers unspoilt panoramic views over Douglas Bay, and is the perfect spot for budding stargazers, with uninterrupted horizon views from the North East to South to the West. With low light pollution present, Conrhenny Plantation...

  19. Add Rushen Abbey Car Park to your Itinerary

    Rushen Abbey Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    Rushen Abbey heritage site is a fantastic place to take the family stargazing. With good all round views, it’s a perfect to spot for viewing the twinkling stars above.

  20. Add The Sound Car Park to your Itinerary

    The Sound Car Park

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    Dark Sky Site

    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.