Castletown, once the Capital of the Isle of Man and the seat of Tynwald, the Island’s parliament, still has many interesting and historic attractions. This web publication celebrates Castletown as an active community which still manages to retain its heritage and charm.
Browse the sections of this site to learn about the many social and business activities, and to gain an insight into the many historical and architectural treasures which have been carefully preserved.
There is a large Heritage section, with features on such historical treasures as:
- The Old House of Keys
- Castle Rushen, one of the best-preserved medieval Castles in the world. (see the Civil War re-enactment of 1651 Castle Rushen invasion)
- The Old Grammar School, and
- The Nautical Museum, home of the Peggy.
To gain an impression of the unique character and historical preservation of the Town, visitors will find our Town walking and photographic tours informative and fascinating.
There are sections for the Community, including details of leisure groups and clubs. All the retail, restaurant, and public houses are listed in the Commercial section.