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Seal watching

This rocky headland lies at the bottom of the Isle of Man facing the calf of man and is a popular... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2016
GaryandGrumpy
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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This is only a short distance from Cregneash so why not plan both for your trip. This is an... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2016
PhillyLiverpool
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Liverpool
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Here you can learn about the history of this isle, enjoy the spectacular views and dine.
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

this is not a visitor centre as such, more like a Café with a few display boards and a video loop running, but what is there is good information and I enjoyed it and the scenery outside is stunning so please don't think this place...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

This rocky headland lies at the bottom of the Isle of Man facing the calf of man and is a popular place. Firstly there is a good chance you will spot one or two seals while you are here, and secondly the cafe is a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank GaryandGrumpy
Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is only a short distance from Cregneash so why not plan both for your trip. This is an excellent site for seeing birds that frequent the Calf of Man across a short but treacherous stretch of water and is also home to many seals...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank PhillyLiverpool
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Reasonable prices and food. We had some cake and teas. It's basically a good cafe. The views are really good through the panoramic windows. Great place to have lunch and sit out later on the benches.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 26, 2016

Would return just for the views. A good spot to do seal spotting. It is not really a visitor centre, it is a cafe with stunning views. Just stopped for a coffee and a stroll around. A bit strange, but the car park has been...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

Gorgeous scenery, the chance to spot a seal, great place to walk, what more can you want on a beautiful sunny day?

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

If your in the area, a visit to the sound of calf and the visitors centre is recommended. We spent a good few hours watching the seals come and go, as well as watching various birds feeding with natures sound of the ocean. Ample parking...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Mark L
Reviewed May 8, 2016

What a perfect spot to view the Calf of man. Make sure you go down to the cliff edge and watch the seals. We could see and hear them very clearly. You need a fine day to make the most of this but as the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable hour here looking at the view while having morning coffee, reading the information and having a wander around outside taking photos in the rain. I imagine in summer it must be a spectacular place to be. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

The waves were rough, the tidal race was fast. The gulls battled to stay still against the wind. Majestic forces of nature. Yes.

Date of experience: January 2016
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