Smeale Coastal Area

Type:Dark Sky Site

Smeale Coastal Area

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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 Lights.

Smeale Coastal Area 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 adequate parking for cars and telescopes adjacent.

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Opening Times

* Open all year

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Car: Smeale is far north of the Island, 3 miles north of Ramsey. Follow the coast road A10 heading towards Jurby.

By Bus: Bus services to Jurby include 5J, 17, 17K, 18, 18K, 19, 19C. For further information regarding bus timetables visit www.bus.im

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