Category: Landscape

A tiny rare bat species has been recorded on the Isle of Man for the first time. The lesser horseshoe bat, which measures just 1.7in (4.5cm), was found in a cellar in the south of the island, the Manx Bat …

Lesser horseshoe bat species found on Isle of Man for first time Read More »

Despite being only the second year running this event, the Isle of Man Young Farmers’ Christmas Tractor Run captured the imagination of the Manx public, as fifty working tractors left the Island’s farms to raise funds for local charities. Gaily …

Christmas Tractor Run Attracts the Crowds Read More »

Held at the Great Meadow estate by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Riggall, this year’s Southern Agricultural Show was once again plagued by demanding weather conditions, but organisers carried on regardless – with a few re-adjustments to the programme. …

The Southern District Agricultural Show Ploughs on Regardless of the Weather Read More »

All roads lead west on the 9th and 10th August when this year’s Royal Manx Agricultural Show opens the gates for yet another fantastic day out for all the family – whatever the weather. Firmly established as one of the …

Royal Manx Agricultural Society Nominates its First Woman President for this Year’s Show Read More »

The blossoming of early snowdrops often provides a lifeline into better days, with early birds scouring sheltered gardens and country nooks for signs of change in the final days of winter. But one of the most popular venues for sighting …

Visitors Step Out for Snowdrop Walk & Tea Read More »

Fitting snugly into a knapsack, this new publication encapsulates the memory of a short-lived 3ft gauge railway line which served the expanding Knockaloe Internment Camp, situated on the west coast during World War I. Acting as a spur from the …

New Book Commemorates the Peel to Knockaloe Railway Read More »

Despite unwarranted worries about the weather, crowds flocked to this year’s Royal Manx Agricultural Show, which attracted lots of visitors through the gates at Knockaloe Farm in Patrick on both days, to the delight of organisers. With much on offer …

Royal Manx Agricultural Show Attracts Bumper Crowds to Knockaloe Farm Read More »

   Now in its thirteenth year, Praying the Keeills Week (Goaill Padjer ec ny Shenn Chialteenyn) provided a week-long programme of events designed to celebrate the Isle of Man’s Celtic heritage, with an opportunity to visit some of these ancient …

Praying the Keeills Week Celebrates Mann’s Ancient Chapels Read More »

A teaser from Duke Video. COMING 2018 – THE ISLE OF MAN FROM THE AIR One of our most popular films for many years, and highly acclaimed, the original IOM From The Air set a new standard for quality and …

Isle of Man from the Air – Drone documentary Read More »