Fort Island - Isle of Man

Fort Island - Isle of Man

Fort Island Road, Derbyhaven, Isle of Man, IM8 1AA

Located on the south-east tip of this large car park is a registered Dark Sky Discovery site and offers sensational views of the night sky.  Minimal light pollution from the west towards the airport.


Fort Island - Isle of Man is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 13/06/24

    12° 95%
  • 13/06/24

    14° 55%
  • 14/06/24

    13° 10%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 72%

Weather forecast for Derbyhaven (beach) (0.9 miles away) updated 13/06/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Social evening at the Isle of Man Observatory

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    James Martin Observatory - Isle Of Man, Foxdale, IM4 3HB (7.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Rosehill Farm Apartments

    Richmond Hill, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM4 1JH (5.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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