Tynwald or more formally, the High Court of Tynwald or Tynwald Court is the legislature of the Isle of Man. It is claimed to be the oldest continuous parliamentary body Read more [...]
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Tynwald Hill is the original assembly place for the Isle of Man parliament, Tynwald, is the scene of the annual ceremony in which the laws of the Isle of Man Read more [...]
The Tower of Refuge sits on St Mary’s Isle, which is a partially submerged reef within Douglas Bay. The structure was built upon the reef on the orders of Sir Read more [...]
Rushen Abbey was founded in 1134 and is now a heritage centre (part of the ‘Story of Mann’) with a building containing artifacts and telling the history of Rushen Abbey Read more [...]
Peel Castle was built in the 11th century by the Vikings and stands on St Patrick’s Isle which is connected to Peel by a causeway. After the rule of the Read more [...]
The Old House of Keys is the former meeting place of the House of Keys, the lower house of Tynwald, the Isle of Man’s parliament. It is located across the street from Castle Rushen in Castletown, the former capital of Read more [...]
The Manx Museum represents Isle of Man’s 10,000 year history and is depicted through film, galleries and interactive displays. The Island has a very interesting Viking, Celtic past and the Read more [...]
The Laxey Wheel (also known as Lady Isabella) is a large waterwheel built into the hillside above the village of Laxey in the Isle of Man. Designed by Robert Casement Read more [...]
The Gaiety Theatre in Douglas is located on the Douglas promenade overlooking the sea. The theatre was built in 1899 to the designs of architect Frank Matcham as an opera Read more [...]
Cregneash is a small village in the extreme south of the Isle of Man, about one mile from Port Erin. Much of the village forms a Living Museum dedicated to Read more [...]
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 Read more [...]