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Baljean sits above the lovely, sandy beach of Port Erin, an historic fishing village in the South of the Ilse of Man. Port Erin has been popular with visitors for centuries, from the smugglers who used its secluded bay, to the Victorians who discovered its charm, fresh air and wonderful walking trails.!
Enjoy fabulous hill and coastal walks. Weave your way around the coastal footpath to The Sound, the most southerly point of the Isle of Man and enjoy spotting seals basking on the rocks off the Calf of Man.

Visit Cregneash, a living, open air museum which shows what life was like a hundred years ago in a Manx crofting community and continue on to Port St Mary, a lovely, old fishing village with busy harbour and sandy beach.

Castletown's, fascinating heritage sites are a short distance away. The ancient fortress of Castle Rushen, one of the best preserved in Europe, a Nautical Museum, the Old Grammar School and Old House of Keys, the previous home of the Manx Parliament, one of the oldest in the World.

Make Your Holiday Special
Visit the beach for rock pooling, paddling or even invigorating swimming!

Discover the ancient history of the Island from the Celts and Vikings to the Smugglers of yesteryear.

Take a trip to the Calf of Man nature reserve and see the Island's coastline and sea birds close up.

Spot porpoise, dolphin and basking sharks.

Learn sailing, diving, kayaking and windsurfing. Enjoy fishing trips leaving from the Port Erin and Port St Mary harbours.

Test your golfing skills on excellent local courses.

Enjoy mountain biking on purpose built trails.

Take a steam train trip on the Victorian railway network then a horse tram to the wonderful Manx electric railway which trolleys along the coast to Ramsey and up to the top of Snaefell from where, on a clear day, you can see six kingdoms.

Enjoy evenings out at the vibrant Erin Arts Centre, renowned for its annual festival, and see a show at the Gaiety Theatre, designed by Frank Matcham in 1899, and beautifully restored to its former glory.

Relax, enjoy, tramp the hills and just breathe the air!
walking Port Erin - Bradda Head
Hill walking Port Erin
footpath Sugar Loaf
Coastal path Sugar Loaf at The Chasms
Port St Mary Steam train
Port St Mary Douglas to Port Erin steam railway
Bluebell wood View from Snaefell
Bluebell wood View from Snaefell
montage of the local area
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