Port Erin

The Raad ny Foillan granite obelisk on Port Erin upper Promenade. (Raad ny Foillan = The Way of the Gull in Manx) 🇮🇲

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The Raad ny Foillan - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The former Traie Meanagh open air swimming baths in Port Erin opened in June 1899 and hosted swimmers for more than 80 years, closing as baths in 1981. It was then turned into a fish farm which ceased to operate in 1990.

On image 2 you can see all the abandoned changing rooms and viewing areas, it must have been a hive of activity in it’s heyday!

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Old Port Erin Swimming Pool - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Old Port Erin Swimming Pool - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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This lovely Tholtan was once known as Grammagh Cottage which sits next to the 17th green on Rowany Golf Course in Port Erin, this once loved home was then part of Upper Rowany Farm.

The hill in the background is the Carnanes which leads down to Fleshwick Bay.

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Tholtan, Rowany Golf Course - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A beautiful Chough posing for me amongst the wrack on the beach at Strandhall, Isle of Man.

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Chough - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Milner’s Tower on Bradda Head in Port Erin was built in 1871 by public subscription as a memorial to the benefactor of Port Erin, William Milner, who did much to help the village fishermen and the poor.

Milner was a famous safemaker from Liverpool and the unusual shape of the Tower represents a key and a lock.

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Milners Tower - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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