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Castletown Beach

Castletown, Isle of Man

A large Horeshoe-shaped bay with a sandy beach at low tide. Backed by the historic town of Castletown with it's well preserved castle. This beach also offers good walking and is popular with windsurfers. Aerial photo shows Derbyhaven on the left.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Shops
Cafe's and pubs in Castletown

Activities

Windsurfing
Kite-surfing
Even surfing occasionally
There are also a number of museums in and around town

Nature and Wildlife

There are many opportunities for short and long walks. from a gentle stroll to the nearby Rushen Abbey. or a walk along the rugged coastal path to Port St Mary

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Douglas Sea Terminal Buildings. Tel: 01624 686801 Fax: 01624 686800 [email protected]

Location

Nearest town: Castletown
County: Isle of Man
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0726, -4.65202

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Access

On the south west tip of the island. take the A5 from Douglas.

Parking

various parking options along the beach.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Castletown