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Visitor numbers on the up at MNH sites

MNH director says strategy has paid off

Manx National Heritage says there's been a sharp rise in the number of people visiting its sites around the Island this year.

Figures released show a growth in sales of tickets and multi-site passes to both local residents and off-Island visitors.

Use of UK heritage passes at Island attractions rose 17 per cent in 2014-15 over the previous year.

And revenue from shops at Manx attractions rose by 7.5 per cent over the same period, bringing in around £300,000.

Director of Manx National Heritage Edmund Southworth says their strategy of targeting travel operators has paid off:

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