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The Isle of Man’s 10,000 year history is portrayed throughout the Island in a landscape rich in ancient monuments and in its wealth of historic castles and buildings.

Creg y Shee Tea Rooms

Creg y Shee Tea Rooms

In the heart of Cregneash, the Creg Y Shee offers home-made broth, soups and freshly prepared salads. Afternoon tea with scones and a selection of cakes including traditional Manx Bonnag.

Grove Conservatory

Grove Conservatory

Sit and enjoy hot and cold refreshments from The Grove Shop and ‘bring your own’ family picnics. It will also be available to book for special occasions and pre-booked groups of 15 or more

Bay Room Café

Bay Room Café

Serving delicious home-made soups, salads and local dishes plus scrumptious cakes. Take a break from your museum visit to enjoy some wonderful Manx hospitality and lite bites

Cashtal yn Ard

Cashtal yn Ard

Meayll Hill near Cregneash

Meayll Hill near Cregneash

A Neolithic passage grave with 6 pairs of burial chambers arranged in a circle have been discovered on Meayll Hill near Cregneash there is also evidence of occupation from the Neolithic to Medieval times.

St. Michaels Isle

St. Michaels Isle

At the entrance of Derbyhaven Bay is St. Michael’s Isle, a rocky island from the Mesolithic period.

The Braaid

The Braaid

The countryside looking over Glen Vine contains an example of an abandoned farmstead comprising of, an Iron Age round house, two Norse long houses, Iron Age buildings and Viking styles that were used together and survive today.

Cronk ny Merriu

Cronk ny Merriu

Discoveries include:

  • A defensive promontory fort
  • A Norse style building and layout once stood here as part of a system of coastal lookout posts
Balladoole

Balladoole

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

Isle of Man Carved Stone Cross Collection

Isle of Man Carved Stone Cross Collection

The earliest stones carry Celtic designs and inscriptions using an early Celtic script called Ogham. You can see most of these early crosses in the shelter at Kirk Maughold. Norse sculptors decorated their crosses with both Christian icons and images from their own pagan mythology.

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