Saint Johns Travel Guide

  • Unusual Planters at Greens Tea Rooms
    Unusual Planters at Greens Tea Rooms
    by SallyM
  • Tynwald Hill
    Tynwald Hill
    by Ellie22
  • Tynwald Hill
    Tynwald Hill
    by Ellie22

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  • Tynwald Hill

    ‘Tynwald’ is a word of Viking origin, based on the Norwegian ‘Thing vollr’. It is the ancient assembly ground where the Manx parliament and people meet once a year in the open air to hear the proclamation of new laws. This national gathering and the constitution date back to the time of the Manx Kings of the Isles, the last of whom died in 1265...

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  • Site of the world's oldest continuous...

    ‘Tynwald’ is a word of Viking origin, based on the Norwegian ‘Thing vollr’. It is the ancient assembly ground where the Manx parliament and people meet once a year in the open air to hear the proclamation of new laws. This national gathering and the constitution date back to the time of the Manx Kings of the Isles, the last of whom died in 1265...

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  • Tynwald National Park and Arboretum

    The Tynwald National Park is set in 25 acres of picturesque countryside. It was created to mark the millennium anniversary of The Manx parliament. Within the park there is a range of ornamental and native Manx trees as well as trees from the Island’s 17 Manx parishes (a little nod to Tynwald hill ). There is also a sheltered area, duck pond,...

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    Green's Tea Rooms: Opposite the Hill

    by SallyM Written Oct 4, 2015

    This is a pleasant tea shop, conveniently situated for anyone visiting the Tynwald Hill. It's bigger inside than it looks.

    We just dropped in for a cup of tea, but the cakes looked inviting, so we shared a slice.They do lunches as well. I can't vouch for them, but the food we saw others eating looked appealing.

    Old teapots had been put to a good use as geranium planters.

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