Visiting the Isle of Man

Whatever your reasons for visiting the Isle of Man, there’s plenty to see and do for all ages. Below is just a selection of the many great opportunities you can enjoy during your stay.

For nature-lovers and fans of the great outdoors, there are sandy beaches, shady glens, picturesque uplands and spectacular coastal scenery. Climb Snaefell, the Island’s highest peak, or enjoy a picnic at the Ayres Nature Reserve at the northern tip of the Island.

Visitors interested in the Island’s heritage and history can explore the many Manx National Heritage sites, including Castle Rushen, Peel Castle, the Manx Museum in Douglas and the House of Manannan in Peel.

For a rich variety of entertainment, the Gaiety Theatre and the Villa Marina, both in Douglas, not to mention the Erin Arts Centre in Port Erin and the Centenary Centre in Peel, all offer high-quality concerts, plays and shows.

Film buffs can visit the original locations of movies such as Waking Ned and Miss Potter, or take in the latest films at the Palace Cinema or Broadway Cinema.

Finally, sports enthusiasts don’t miss out either: the Island offers motor-racing events and track days, a wide variety of water sports, and the excellent facilities at the National Sports Centre and other venues.

Travelling to and around the Isle of Man

Travel by sea from Heysham or Liverpool year-round or from Belfast or Dublin during the summer. To book visit Isle of Man Steam Packet

Travel by air from a number of regional airports across the UK: Aer Arran, EasyJet, Flybe, Citywing

Public transport on the Isle of Man, including the Isle of Man Steam Railway, the Manx Electric Railway and Snaefell Mountain Railway

Country Cottages Camping Site Contact details / How to find us Visiting the Isle of Man

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Looking south from Niarbyl


The “Plains of Heaven”

Glen Maye