Castletown (in Manx, Balley Chashtal) is a city of the Isle of Man, a crown dependency of the United Kingdom in the Irish Sea.


Castletown was the capital of the Isle of Man until 1869.

Get in

By plane

Isle of Man Airport, the main civilian airport on the Isle of Man, is located near Castletown and has daily flights from many airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

By train

Castletown is connected by railway to Douglas.





There are many cafes, restaurants and pubs in Castletown, serving anything from a takeaway sandwich to a three course five star meal


There are many places to drink in Castletown, from typical British pubs to cocktail and wine bars.


There are a few bed and breakfasts in Castletown

It is strongly that you book ahead especially in the TT Season when rooms will be at a premium.

Stay safe

The Isle of Man is largely a very safe place but petty crime does occur, and as with any destination, tourists should always be on their guard.

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