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Child Friendly

Restaurant

Mustang Sally’s American Diner

After seeing on Facebook that Mustang Sally’s American Diner in Castletown had added a play area for children, I was very excited to see what it was like. ACCESS AND FACILITIES Access into the diner is good with no steps, making it easy for bringing in prams. I saw at

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Cafe

Close Leece Farm Shop and Cafe, St Johns

Close Leece Farm Shop and Cafe is a renovated barn (opened February 2019) on Patrick Road, St Johns. The shop stocks a variety of local food, drink and handmade crafts and the cafe uses Manx produce in their dishes, prepared by an Isle of Man Chef of the Year. Access

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Dovecote
Cafe

The Dovecote Tearooms, Kirk Michael

I’d heard great things about The Dovecote Tearooms so was very excited to visit but genuinely wasn’t expecting it to be somewhere that I could promote as child-friendly. I often find tearooms just aren’t the place to bring children, however, The Dovecote Tearooms is certainly somewhere we will be returning

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Western Swimming Pool
Cafe

Western Swimming Pool, Peel

Being new to the island, I had no idea where to take Millie swimming so decided to try Western Swimming Pool as it wasn’t too far from where we lived. The car park offers free parking but can get busy at times. The prices for a public session were reasonable

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Product

Beachpowder®

What is beachpowder®? Beachpowder was created by Stephanie and inspired by the sandy beaches of the Isle of Man. It removes sand from the skin by absorbing the moisture and allowing the sand to simply fall away. Now some may say, “talcum powder does this”, but beachpowder is made from

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Activity / Idea

Home of Rest for Old Horses, Douglas, Isle of Man

The Home of Rest for Old Horses is where you can find retired horses, ponies and donkeys waiting to be stroked and fed. Food can be bought from the gift shop for a small fee. Entry is free but donations are greatly appreciated. There’s a cafe serving hot drinks, sandwiches

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Activity / Idea

Port St Mary Play Area, Clifton Road North

Port St Mary has a wonderful enclosed play area at the end of Clifton Road North. There are a few places to park (shown in blue).  The pictures below show the equipment available at this park. There is also a picnic table within the enclosed area. Just outside of the

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Activity / Idea

Silverdale Glen, Ballasalla

Silverdale Glen has two car parks: the smaller of the two can hold about ten cars and can be found on Silverdale Road and the larger, newer car park is off the main road south of Ballamodha. Both are signposted and I’ve tried to show the location in the map

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Isle of Man

Martha and Molly’s

Not long after arriving on the island, I visited The Laxey Glen and had the most incredible flapjack. I discovered it was made by Martha and Molly’s, a local business making handmade, homemade cakes and bakes with mostly Manx ingredients. When the owner of Martha and Molly’s, Liz, got in

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Activity / Idea

Central Park Cafe, Nobles Park, Douglas

As we walked into Central Park Cafe, we were made to feel very welcome and the staff made a real fuss over Millie which she loved, of course! One of the staff even carried a highchair over to the table for us and then gave Millie’s toy its own chair. 

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