LOCAL CASTLETOWN SITES
Castletown and the surrounding area offers a variety of fun and interesting activities. Whether you’re after historical sites or shopping, there is something for everyone.
CASTLETOWN FOOD & CRAFT MARKETS
Located on our door step, Castletown’s Market Square has a long history of hosting community celebrations throughout the years.
Join us on every last Saturday of the month for this newly revived market, which boasts stalls showcasing a range of local craft and food products right in the heart of the Islands’ ancient capital.
Date: 28th September (Last Saturday of every month)
In the heart of the Island’s ancient capital, this medieval castle holds many stories within its wall. Originally built for a Norse king and later besieged by Robert the Bruce, the castle has been a royal residence, and a prison. Explore its rooms and furnished chambers, hear from past inhabitants and discover who shaped its future. Climb the spiral staircase for panoramic views.
THE OLD HOUSE OF KEYS
Visit the former home of the Manx Parliament and take a seat in its restored debate chamber and put your knowledge of Manx Law to the test.
See how Manx democracy developed and the effect the political designs had on the Isle of Man residents. Join the debate now!
THE NAUTICAL MUSEUM
Uncover the story of George Quayle and his creation Peggy, which is the earliest known example of a British armed yacht. Discover the work the Manx National Heritage is conducting to help Peggy see her third century. You can all hear about what excavations revealed about nautical life in Castletown.