Tower Of Refuge, Douglas, Isle Of Man, England (@ Ed Rhodes/Alamy)
- Sir William Hillary, founder of the RNLI, ordered this be built in 1832.""It was stocked with provisions for shipwreck survivors
- Watersports are part of the fabric of life around here, particularly today.""Have you still got that old tin bath?
- “A Tower of refuge built for the else forlorn. Spare it, ye waves…”""Which Poet Laureate penned these words and gave the landmark its name?
- Does this island look rather isolated?""You\ll have to venture far off the British mainland just to find it