The Isle of Man is a hidden secret in the Irish Sea comprising of an amazing range of scenery. It has an abundance of rivers and streams, reservoirs and hidden glens. Our base is the island’s most popular resort, Douglas and the superb 3 star Rutland Hotel.
Thursday We make our way north to Heysham and the three and a half hour ferry crossing to the Isle of Man.
Tours whilst at resort
a To Laxey, home of the largest water wheel in the country, and where there is the opportunity to take the Snaefell Mountain Railway (not included) with magnificent views of the island.
b To Ramsey, a bustling town with a busy shopping street, harbour and a beach. Then to Peel, an olde worlde fishing port noted for its kippers. Lovely scenery all day.
c South Island tour visiting Castletown, the island’s former capital with its narrow streets, quaint houses and mediaeval castle. Onward to view the Calf of Man (look out for the seals!) and a visit to Port Erin with its crystal-clear waters and beautiful setting.
Tuesday We return to the mainland and the journey home.
- Return coach travel
- Ferry crossings
- Hotel accommodation of bed, breakfast and evening meal
A multi-million pound refurbishment has turned this into a stunning 3 star hotel with panoramic ocean views.