Every year, usually on the 5th of July, the Isle of Man comes together to celebrate Tynwald Day – the island's National Day. In the Norse language, Tynwald translates as Parliament Field.
The landscape has always played a key role in the history of the Isle of Man. While many parts of the island have been influential in this regard, few places have been as significant as Scarlett Point coastline.
The leafy, north-west region of the Isle of Man is home to the largest area of wetland on the island – the Ballaugh Curragh. This diverse ecosystem is an Area of Special Scientific Interest.