A scenic tour and heritage trail on the Isle of Man
This is a day tour and is intended for those with limited time on the island, and who would like to see as much of the beauty of the island as possible. From Victorian Douglas we will head north along the coast road, stopping at Laxey an old mining town that is home to one of the most spectacular water wheels in the world. We will then travel to Ramsey via the site of the first monastery on the island. If the weather is clear the trip over the mountain road, taking in the famous TT course as we head to Peel. Peel, with its ancient castle, cathedral, marina and old fishing cottages is a delightful place to stop before heading for St Johns and Tynwald Hill a four-tiered hill which is of the Island's most distinctive landmarks l of the Isle . Guests will be picked up on a location of their choice, or cruise ship and returned to a location of their choice.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: A meeting point of the guest choice in Douglas
End location: A location of the guest choice in Douglas
Duration: 6 hours
There are often road closures during the summer month for cycle, motor bike and car races, but as the island is small there are networks of smaller roads, so delays may happen, but should not be too great.
Your own private guide for a day tour to include Douglas and a guided drive out of the city to more scenic areas. The cost of a vehicle and fuel for the day.
Should you require a larger vehicle for an extra fee one can be arranged. Charges currently vary from £100 - £120 per day
Cost of food or refreshments during the tour and any entry fees to sites, museums etc.
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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Jane H was superb! She provided great information on the history, culture and more of the island and its people, taking us to ancient sites and all around the island and she was personable and entertaining as she did so. She went out of her way to help me with searching out my family history. My recommendation for her is the highest one could give!!!!