All Places in Isle of Man
- Castle Rushen is located in the Isle of Man’s historic capital, Castletown, in the south of the island, and is one of the best examples of a medieval castle in the British Isles. Today, it is run as a museum depicting the history of the Kings and Lords of Mann with most rooms open to the public during the season March to October.
- The Maughold Head Lighthouse was built in 1914 and sits on a headland at the southern end of Ramsey Bay. The 23m high lighthouse tower, with the lighthouse keepers accommodation built on the headland above the tower at the same level as the lantern. A set of 127 steps links the tower to the keeper’s cottage. Maughold Head Lighthouse image: cc-by-sa/2.0 – © Neil Theasby – geograph.org.uk/p/4872136
- BEST WESTERN The Palace Hotel & Casino in Douglas, is perfectly placed on the beautiful Victorian Promenade of Douglas on the Isle of Man. Ours is one of the largest and best appointed 4-Star hotels on the island! We're just metres away from the beach, we have our own casino and leisure club and our friendly staff will be happy to recommend daily excursions around the island. Douglas retail and business centre is moments away and whether you're here for business or pleasure were able to offer a unique combination of stylish accommodation blended with an elegant environment for all kinds of event or break.
- The Calf of Man Nature Reserve and Bird Observatory is maintained by the Manx Museum and National Trust (MMNT), with Wardens resident on the Island from spring to late autumn. The traditional style 1870’s farmhouse incorporating the Observatory is also a hostel that can be pre-booked for up to eight guests. Visitors need to bring their own food supplies and a sleeping bag. The Calf of Man Island is accessed by small boat operators running return trips from Port St Mary and Port Erin. Sailings are subject to suitable weather conditions, tide and the availability of the boatmen. The Calf of Man image: cc-by-sa/2.0 – © David Dixon – geograph.org.uk/p/3891922
- The Calf of Man and its offshore rocks have four lighthouses. The original (1816/1818) two lights consisted of two circular stone towers with light keepers accommodation with the two towers, 560 feet apart, aligned to indicate a safe course past the dangerous Chicken Rock. The lights were discontinued in 1875 when the Chicken Rock light was established.
- Port Cornaa Beach is a pebble beach within a small cove at the end of a valley that has Gob ny How to one side. If you choose to visit you may well get this beach to yourself. You have a freshwater lagoon just alongside the beach which is fed by the Cornaa river and at high tide this often merges with the sea. Parking right on the beach.
- Bay View Cottage is a 4 star, gold award accommodation located opposite Port Erin beach, with breathtaking views of Bradda Head and stunning sunsets. The property has been renovated throughout to extremely high standards. There are 2 bedrooms, a lounge, sun lounge and a spacious, newly fitted kitchen/ breakfast room with all mod cons, including a dishwasher and washing machine. The sun lounge has been created with a corner window which takes advantage of the magnificent view but all rooms overlook the sea. The bathroom includes a bath with an Aqualisa shower and a heated towel rail. A wifi connection is included and there are televisions in both of the lounges, the television in the upstairs lounge also has a DVD player. The front garden is across the single track road and just above the beach! There is a garage for a car or motorbikes or bicycles and/or for drying off wetsuits, and cars can also be parked outside the garage. Bay View Cottage is close to all the facilities of Port Erin. We regret that we cannot accept dogs or other pets, smoking is not permitted at the cottage and the cottage is not suitable for under 3s.