Discover Colby in Isle of Man
Colby in the region of is a town located in Isle of Man - some 10 mi or ( 16 km ) South-West of Douglas , the country's capital .
Local time in Colby is now 11:29 PM (Saturday) . 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 Colby ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Guitar: Ilkla Moor Baht'at
Ilkla Moor Baht'at is a traditional Yorkshire song (sung in a West Riding dialect) and means Ilkley Moor without your hat. Moorlands are areas prone to sudden dramatic changes in weather and temperatu ..
Guitar: Lavender Cowboy
I am not quite sure where I found this song, but have known it for many years, long before the film 'Brokeback Mountain'. In the days of 'The Wild West', from time to time, young men from the eastern ..
5-string Banjo: Camptown Races (Including lyrics and chords)
Another Stephen Foster song, the following history comes from Wikipedia: "Camptown Races", sometimes referred to as "Camptown Ladies", is a comic song in African American Vernacular English dialect. I ..
12-string Guitar and Harmonica: Cotton-eyed Joe (Including lyrics and chords)
A one-hit wonder from a group called Rednex, this is another song from the repertoire of Burl Ives. It is a lively song, but the subject is not so. It comes from the days of slavery when a white man c ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Colby railway station
Colby Station is a small station on the southern edge of the village of Colby in the south of the Isle of Man served by the Isle of Man Railway; it forms part of the sole remaining section of the network which once covered over 46 miles island-wide.
Located at 54.09 -4.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Arbory is a parish in the Isle of Man. The name is derived from "Kirk Cairbre". It forms part of the sheading of Rushen in the south of the island, and its main settlements are Colby and Ballabeg (where the parish church is located). Arbory parish has a population of 1,747 (census 2011).
Located at 54.11 -4.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Ballabeg (IoMR) railway station
Ballabeg Station is a diminutive request stop near the village of Ballabeg in the south of the Isle of Man. It forms part of the sole remaining section of the former network which covered 46 miles across the island. A further station of this name also appears on the Manx Electric Railway to the north, see Ballabeg Tram Station for further details.
Located at 54.09 -4.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Rushen is a sheading in the Isle of Man. The sheading comprises the southernmost portion of the island. It includes the parishes of Rushen, Arbory and Malew. The only village of any size in the sheading is Ballasalla. The sheading also includes Ronaldsway airport and the South Barrule.
Located at 54.12 -4.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Rushen, formerly Kirk Christ Rushen (Manx: Skyll Creest Rosien), is a parish in the sheading of the same name in the Isle of Man. The parish is a fishing and agricultural district at the south-westernmost point of the island. The parish is one of three in the sheading of Rushen. The other two are Arbory and Malew.
Located at 54.08 -4.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
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