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
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