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Historic Homes and Gardens of Royal Ramsey

Historic Homes and Gardens of Royal Ramsey

Explore two of the Islands most fascinating family homes and gardens, located on the outskirts of the northern town of Ramsey, set against the magnificent backdrop of the rolling hills of North barrule and the Island's only mountain, Snaefell. 

Reach the town along the world famous TT Mountain Course, take a scenic drive on the Douglas to Ramsey Coast Road or travel in Victorian style on the Manx Electric Railway from Laxey to Ramsey.

The Grove House and Country Garden 

Discover the Victorian estate on the outskirts of Ramsey, formely owned by the wealthy merchant family known as the Gibbs. Originally built as a summer retreat, the Grove later became their cherished family home.

Enjoy being guided around the house, taking a closer look into the lives of the Gibbs, as well as exploring the Grove country garden and farmyard with its original outbuildings and adjacent fields often populated with the famous Manx four-horned Loghtan sheep. 

Milntown House and Gardens

Just a 10 minute drive from the Grove is the Island's most historic estate, Milntown. Set in 15 acres of stunning grounds, the Milntown House was once the ancestral home of the powerful Christian family. 

Enjoy being guided around the estate taking in its original interior and furnishings, before heading to the garden room cafe and enjoying a delicious afternoon tea looking out over the beautiful estate gardens. 

Product Information

  1. Grove Museum

    Isle Of Man

    Contact Details:

    Andreas Road
    Isle Of Man
    Isle Of Man
    IM8 3UA


    01624 812686
  2. Contact Details:

    IM7 2AB


    +44624 812321
  3. Contact Details:

    The Milntown Estate
    Lezayre Road
    IM7 2AB


    01624 812321

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
Grove Museum (54.33232,-4.39408)Milntown House Tours (54.32056,-4.40418)1.32
Milntown House Tours (54.32056,-4.40418)Milntown Gardens (54.32013,-4.4043)0.04
Total Distance *1.36 miles
Estimated Journey Time3 minutes

* Approximate distance by road