Legendary Isle Of Man 18th – 22nd August 2019
Fiercely proud of its diverse culture, fascinating heritage and folklore, the “Kingdom of Man” has a captivating story to tell, steeped in myths and legends, going back thousands of years. We visit the oldest parliament in the world, take a steam train journey, visit a medieval castle and explore more than 200 square miles of unspoilt countryside & coastline
Sail to Isle of Man Board the Isle of Man ferry from Heysham for the 3 ¾ hrs sailing to Douglas.
Laxey & Snaefell Mountain Railway Head north to the historic mining village of Laxey, home to the worlds’ largest working waterwheel called “Isabella”. Board the mountain railway at the “Cottage” up to Snaefell Peak, 2036ft high with time to take in the magnificent views of the island. Next, Ramsey, the island’s 2nd largest town, with time free. Returning along part of the famous TT course passing landmarks of Kates Cottage, Keppel Gate and Windy Corner.
Free Day in Douglas
enjoy the islands capital with its victorian Pier & sandy beach. Take a ride on the horse & cart along the seafront or visit the museum. The hotel is centrally located.
Steam train, Castle Rushen & Peel Join the IOM steam railway, operating with its original locos and carriages. The 16 mile journey transports you through charming countryside to Port erin, where your coach will be waiting. entry to nearby Castle Rushen, one of Europe’s most finely preserved Medieval Castles. Afterwards, take a scenic coastal drive visiting Port St Mary & Port erin, before proceeding up the west coast to Peel, famous for its kippers, castle & sandy beach, with tiny lanes & cathedral. Peel is the best place in Britain to see basking sharks and are often the length of your coach regularly coming within yards of the shoreline. Return along the TT circuit over Tynwald Hill and the 1000 year old Manx Parliament.
Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas 3* Commended
Wonderful seafront location. It is one of the top 3* hotels for groups, and near to all the local amenities. All public areas overlook the bay. There are 67 bedrooms, many with views and 12 steps into the hotel
£425.00 – £490.00Select options