Niarbyl Restaurant Car Park

Type:Dark Sky Site

Niarbyl Restaurant Car Park

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About

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.

Niarbyl Restaurant car park is one of 26 registered Dark Sky Discovery Sites on the Isle of Man. With the help of Interpretation Boards on site, stargazers can fully enjoy the stunning views on offer in the Manx skies.

Advice and Safety:

The stargazing site is a large flat area, with possible trip hazards present in the dark. The surface is unmade. There should be no difficulty issues for telescope set up.

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Car: Located approximately 3 miles south of Peel, along the A27. Turn right at Dalby leading towards the car park approximately 1 mile towards the beach.

By Bus: Bus services include the 4, 4R, 8R. For further information regarding the bus timetable please visit www.bus.im

What's Nearby

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