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The Sound

Sound Road
The Sound

Heritage / Visitor Centre

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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Tel01624 838123

Add The Sound to your Itinerary

View from the Sound Visitor Centre to the Calf of Man.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the Sound Road from Port St Mary, passing the thatched cottages at Cregneash.


Free admission


Venue Facilities

  • WiFi Available

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking available
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • Approx length of visit - Approximate length of visit: 1 hour
  • Maestro accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Event Venue
  • Group Friendly
  • Stargazer Friendly
  • Toilets
  • TT & Biker Friendly

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

2017 (1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank HolidayClosed

* Open all year, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. From April to October the Visitor centre is open 10am to sunset.



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      3.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Larry T
      Newtown, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great views, nice food but a bit pricey.
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 16th November 2016
      We visited this beautiful spot when we were staying with friends in Port Erin. The visitors centre has a nice cafe / restaurant. My daughter had a meal and was pleased with the quality. We all sat by... Read full review
    • SarkLover
      North Wales
      Trip Type:
      Lovely view, and the food's not bad either.
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 27th October 2016
      We came here for lunch last week, just after landing at the airport. We figured that our friends would love the position, and the views across to the Calf of Man, which of course they did. The cafe... Read full review
    • John W
      Douglas, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Why oh why do I go back?
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 23rd October 2016
      Location is stunning, views across Kitterland to the Calf are amazing. Views of seals sunning themselves. The whitewater s of the tidal race, and, yesterday, an RNLI rescue boat training and racing... Read full review

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