Perched atop Richmond Hill, just on the outskirts of Douglas, is Rosehill Farm Apartments — a stargazers paradise!
With 30 acres of fields and woodlands to call your own, you’ll be blown away by the magnificent night skies.
This unique location on the island provides a quiet and peaceful resting place in the day, with views overlooking the Irish Sea, the Manx Hills, Snaefell, and parts of Cumbria on clear days.
In the evenings, the rural environment allows the shines and sparkles from above to illuminate the farm magnificently.
Studio (sleeps 2) and 1 Bdr Apartments (sleeps 3) available all year round.
Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.
Weather forecast for Douglas (isle Of Man) (2.5 miles away) updated 28/11/23 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.