One of the most significant historic monument sites in the Manx landscape. Used for habitation, defence and burial.

Opening Times

Open access all year round


No admission fee – open access

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By Car: Journey time from Douglas is approximately 25 minutes. The site is 2km from Castletown. From Castletown head towards Port St Mary (A5). After 1.5km you will pass a right turn signposted Ballabeg (A28), do not take this turn but continue along the A5. After a further 200m take a left turn into Poyllvaaish Road (SC 2493 6859). The footpath for Chapel Hill is signposted on the right a further 400m up the road. There is parking for 3-4 vehicles at the entrance to the footpath.

Essential Info

For a guide to the accessibility of Balladoole please click HERE

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