Rowany Golf Club Port Erin

Port Erin Rowany Golf Club is 2 minutes drive from Cafe’ Red, The Golf Course was Established in 1895, the course is a par 70 and 5774 yards long and provides a challenging test to all golfers.

If you just have time for a short practice game, there is a 6-hole Pitch & Putt course. The golf course is open to members and visitors, you can book a tee time using the convenient online booking system.

After a fun time on the course, pop down to Cafe’ Red for a meal or a snack, the restaurant offers a diverse menu with something for everyone. Relax and take in the ambience. Cafe’ Red is kiddie and dog friendly and is the perfect place to Relax, Eat and Drink

Experience Adventure in Port Erin

Guided walks in Port Erin can be booked with Expert guide, Andrew Foxon, a qualified guide and owner of Go-Mann Adventures

After and invigorating walk, if you are looking for a place to eat pop into Cafe’ Red to unwind and reflect on your adventure. The Cafe’ Red restaurant have a menu that offers a variety of hot and cold meals, for the not so hungry enjoy a cup of Coffee and a sweet treat.


Isle Of Man Railway Museum

The Port Erin Railway Museum can be found quite literally at the end of the line in Port Erin.

You can learn about the history of the steam of powered railway from its inception in 1873 to the present day. You can view steam engines and carriages including the royal carriages which carried The Queen and Queen Mother in 1963 and Queen Elizabeth II in 1972.

Memorabilia and posters are featured and interpretive displays can be found on display. The museum boasts the Isle of Man’s only railway simulator. Unveiled in summer 2016, the Drive the Diesel simulator experience costs £5 for a 15 minute session or £10 for the enthusiast level training. The Railway Museum is open March to November between 9:30am to 4.30pm. Expert guides from our Heritage Railway Volunteers are generally on hand on Sunday mornings from 11am to 1pm to offer tours of the museum.

After your meander through the past walk across the road to Cafe’ Red, for some refreshments before you continue you exploration of Port Erin. The Cafe’ Red  Restaurant offers a wide variety of food and drink and is guaranteed to satisfy you.

Port Erin Arts Centre

The Port Erin arts centre produces visual and vocal art, and is involved in the Manannan Festival and Manannan Opera Festival. The Arts centre, opened in 1971,  is Internationally recognised, and can be found in what was formally the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in Victoria Square.

The Sir James Mellon Gallery, which was opened in 1994, can be viewed at the centre, which with its fine combination of natural and artificial light, makes the Gallery ideal for arts & crafts projects and exhibitions.

If you are wondering where to eat in Port Erin, after a visit to the centre, walk over to Cafe’ Red. The restaurant can be found on Station Road and is the ideal venue to relax and fortify yourself on your visit to Port Erin

Calf of Man Boat Trips

Shona Boat Trips, will take you for a scenic voyage of discovery around the Calf of Man. Learn about the history of the Calf’s mine workings and view the light house up close from the boat. The well informed guides will take you through the interesting past with stories galore. Sailings from £20 per adult, and £10 for children under 13

After a Morning out on the boat, pop in for a Hot drink and a meal at Cafe Red, the Restaurant is located in the heart of Port Erin, with plenty of parking and are Kiddie and dog friendly

Where to eat when down south on the Isle Of Man

Port Erin has a host of attractions, with a selection of shops to browse through and some wonderful walks for the family and dogs. There is plenty of parking available if you drive down or catch the steam train and experience the scenic ride through the country side and along the coast. A must whilst in Port Erin is Cafe’ Red, the restaurant prepares freshly cooked food with friendly well trained staff, you can Relax Eat and Drink in a tranquil atmosphere.

Isle Of Man 2018 TT

The Isle Of Man TT  boasts over 100 years of  history, with traditions and legends that attract visitors every year to this prestigious event. The TT races captures the imagination in a unique way that is equaled by no other race with thousands of fans visiting the Isle Of Man every May and June for their annual fix.

TT 2018 is scheduled for 26 May – 08 June 2018, join in with the fans and enjoy the intoxicating two weeks of non stop adrenalin pumping motor sport, set amongst the beautiful scenery of the Isle of Man.

If you are considering a trip to the Isle of Man TT why not start planning now. Be sure to schedule some time for a visit to the south of the Island, pop into Port Erin and enjoy historic sites, beautiful scenery and hikes. You will find Cafe Red a must on your visit to the south, the friendly staff will make sure you feel welcome, enjoy their acclaimed world class coffee take time to refuel with  welcome meal.

Get in on the action,  watch at least one session from TT Grandstand in Douglas, enjoy view of the start and finish as motorcycle pass you at 170mph-plus, or visit the paddock, meet competitors and watch the teams at work. There is plenty of parking within easy walking distance of the TT Grandstand so this is always a favourite with the fans.

Other popular spots to watch are Quarter Bridge and Braddan Bridge area – with fantastic views and facilities such as toilets and refreshments. Organisers may request a small entrance fee or donation. Be aware that there are restrictions in some areas, safety always comes first  so if you are not sure ask, the list of areas where spectating is restricted or prohibited is regularly updated to further improve safety for fans, marshals and competitors. The famous TT Mountain Course is made up of almost 40 miles of public roads that are closed for qualifying and race sessions.

A complete list of Prohibited and Restricted Areas for the 2018 Isle of Man Classic TT presented by Bennetts can be downloaded by following the link below.

Enjoy your visit to the Isle Of Man and stay safe


Port Erin the Jewel of the South

Port Erin is 25 minutes from Douglas, and accessible by public transport. Catch the steam train to Port Erin and enjoy a scenic ride along the coastline and through the countryside. Port Erin has an number of delightful coffee shops where you can enjoy a hot or cold beverage and a delicious meal. Pop into Cafe Red, enjoy the best voted coffee on the Island and relax a bit whilst our trained chef prepares you a meal to fortify you on your day in the south.

There is a lot to see within 10 minutes drive from Port Erin amongst them being the Calf of man, Cregneash Village, the awe inspiring chasms to name a few. Come into Cafe Red and Owner Manager Belinda Bean will give you some pointers on what you can see on your visit to the south