Discover Andreas in Isle of Man
Andreas in the region of is a town located in Isle of Man - some 15 mi or ( 24 km ) North of Douglas , the country's capital .
Local time in Andreas is now 03:24 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Isle of Man " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Sheffield, Oxford, Manchester, Liverpool, and Holyhead. When in this area, you might want to check out Sheffield . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Andreas ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Manx Electric Railway - October 2011
MER Tram 20 reverses at Ramsey ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Andreas is a parish in the Sheading of Ayre lying in the north of the Isle of Man. It is one of three parishes along with Bride and Lezayre in the sheading of Ayre.
Located at 54.37 -4.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Royal Air Force Andreas, was a former RAF station in the Isle of Man which was operational between 1941 and 1946. It was built in fields between Andreas and Bride. As was common practice, the Station was named after the parish in which it was situated.
Located at 54.37 -4.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Hall Caine Airport
Hall Caine Airport was an airfield on the Isle of Man and was located near Ramsey. It was named after the author Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine CH, KBE by his sons Gordon Hall Caine and Derwent Hall Caine, who were the project initiators. From 1934 to 1937 it handled domestic scheduled passenger flights to English, Scottish and Irish airports. By 1937 it had fallen into disuse, primarily due to its location.
Located at 54.34 -4.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Bride, named after St. Brigid, is a parish in the Sheading of Ayre and lies in the extreme north of the Isle of Man. The parish lies to the east of Andreas and to the north of Lezayre, bordering the sea to the north and east. The parish covers an area of about 9 square miles and contains the village of Bride or Kirk Bride.
Located at 54.37 -4.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
is one of six sheadings in the Isle of Man and consists of the parishes of Andreas, Bride and Lezayre. Ayre is a House of Keys constituency, electing a single MHK. The derivation of the word ayre is from Old Norse"eyrr", meaning a shingle beach. It refers to a storm beach forming a narrow spit of shingle or sand cutting across the landward and seaward ends of a shallow bay. This may partly cut off a sheltered stretch of water from the sea to form a shallow freshwater loch.
Located at 54.33 -4.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
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