Find my Past

Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Religious Heritage, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



A family history tour

In the 1800's there was a large emigration from the Isle of Man to countries such as Canada, Australia and the United States due to extreme poverty and opportunities that were being offered in the new worlds. This has resulted in what we call the 'homecomers'. People who are returning to the island to find their family roots. This tour is designed for those of you who are visiting the Isle of Man for family history and genealogy. The will include the family history as well as a tour of parts of the island that your family lived in, together with visits to churches where they may have been baptised, married or buried. Each tour would be tailored to your needs. If you would like to contact me for a tour, I can help you connect with your past and then take you into the present and what the island has to offer now. Times have changed since those days of fishing, farming and mining.


As this is a bespoke tour an itinerary will be issued on discussing the family history with the client

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet at a location of the clients choice

End location: Return to a location of the clients choice

Duration: 7 hours 30 min.

During certain summer months, the traffic may be a little heavier than normal due to motor bike racing but that is only during the last month in May, 1st week in June, and last week in August. Otherwise crossing sheep are the only other problem on the mountain.

What’s Included

As the tour involves travelling around the island, a car will be provided for your journey

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 British Pounds - Local currency should you want to stop at a shop, have lunch or generally a little spending money.


I will take you out in my car it is comfortable and keeps costs to a minimum. It takes 3 passengers comfortably.
I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver

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