Local Attractions

The Isle of Man has some really great places to explore and have fun. During the summer months head to any of the glorious beaches, activities range from building sandcastles to kayaking https://www.adventurousexperiences.com/ and whale spotting.

The parks and glens are another great way to have fun outdoors, the Mooragh Park has a BMX track, scooter stunt area as well as a fun water area and a playground. There is a also a cafe next to the water section.

Nobles Park in Douglas offers two parks for younger and older children and a BMX track, there is a large dog walking area there too.

Poulsom Park in Castletown is right next to the train station making it easy to have a ride out on the train and a play in the park for a fun packed morning. There is a pump track and a large dog walking area with a popular pirate ship in the playground.

Home Educated children receive an ACE card from the DESC which entitles them to free entry at all Manx National Heritage sites.isle of man home education laxey wheel

Some of the best ones are the Manx Museum and the House of Mannanan which are open all year round. Other sites like Castle Rushen and the Grove Museum are open from Easter to September.

The Family Library is the only dedicated children’s library on the island and offers a wide range of books and dvds. They also have weekly craft, french and sing language clubs as well as additional activities throughout the year. The staff are really friendly and offer great advice and recommendations.

Fun activities to try

Wildlife Park

Hot Rocks Climbing Wall

Laser Mayhem

Laser Blast