HistoryMooragh Park was not always a park for it was built, but then its lake was not always a lake. In 1881, the Ramsey Town Commissioners bought a 200 acre tidal swamp. The Land was purchased for 1,200 pounds with the intent to build the site into a pleasure park. Six years later the site was opened to the public and included many of the sites it does today. The park and lake proved to be a great success for Ramsey, bringing visitors and tourists alike. Events were held there as they still are now and Mooragh remains a popular public gathering place for the island.
LocationAlong the northern coast of the promenade in the town of Ramsey, which on the east side of the island.
Head towards the north and Ramsey.
Plan your journey with our Bus and Rail Timetables.
Travel to Douglas on the Steam Railway and then to Ramsey on the Electric Railway. Mooragh Park is just a short walk away.
Visiting Mooragh ParkNear the town of Ramsey and not far from the coast lies a beautiful lake set in green surroundings. Children play on swings, slides and other outside playground equipment as parents watch from nearby benches. Not far away small children splash around in a shallow pool while others eat ice cream cones bought from the cafe nearby.
If the scene was not complete then the views overlooking the large man made lake would make things so. Sail boats, canoes and paddlers make their way around the calm waters. While people walk along the path which wraps around the lake. Bowlers try out the lush green and nearby a family enjoys the Crazy (Miniature) Golf.
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