The Isle of Man is nestled between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, in the Irish Sea. We have lived here since 2018 and have been reviewing various places since we arrived.

This page lists all reviews we have written from the Isle of Man (as well as some non-location based reviews) to make it easier to differentiate them from any UK reviews. I have also added the reviews to a map so that you can choose somewhere close to home or something further afield.

If you are not from the Isle of Man (often affectionately known as ‘The Rock’ – hence the name ‘Kids on the Rock’) then have a look at the Visit Isle of Man website for some further information. It is a beautiful place to live or visit, with many great things to do for young or older families.

Close Leece Farm Shop and Cafe

The Mangrove Cafe

The Dovecote Tearooms

Western Swimming Pool

Home of Rest for Old Horses

Sunset Lakes Cafe

Dragon's Castle Soft Play

Central Park Cafe

Swiss Chalet

Greenfield Park Cafe Shop

Port St Mary Golf Pavilion

The Laxey Glen

The Atrium

latest Isle of Man Reviews
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Top Isle of Man Gifts

There is always that one person that either has everything already or you simply can’t think what to buy them. This guide puts together a whole host of gifts which are either Isle of Man related or made on the Isle of Man and may provide some inspiration for what

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My Wild Tribe Play Kits

My Wild Tribe is a new company on the island making play kits for children. They make the promise that the kits will let you enjoy a hot cuppa in peace. Fun for the children and a hot cuppa for the parents, what’s not to love?? There are a few

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Nobles Newborn Cloth Nappy

As someone who took the plunge in 2018 and made the switch to reusable wipes (read about them here), I decided with baby number 2 that I would give reusable nappies (often referred to as ‘cloth nappies’) a try!  Whilst at the Isle of Man Bump, Baby and Toddler show earlier this

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Western Swimming Pool Play Area

The play area at Western Swimming Pool opened in August 2020 and is absolutely brilliant for children of all ages. There are two enclosed areas, one of which is suitable for children aged 8 years old and under. The equipment is really different to anything else I’ve seen on the

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The Cub House

To say I was excited that a new soft and sensory play centre was opening in Ballasalla is an understatement. I know people often refer to them as ‘soft play hell’ but I have always enjoyed taking my eldest to soft play. Mostly, because it would mean a catch up

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SensieBabe Sensory Box

Babies have it so easy. Eat, sleep and poop. However, everyday their tiny little heads are trying to make sense of this strange new world they’ve found themselves in. Imagine being so amazed by a flashing light or the sound of crinkled foil that you zone out for a while

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