A Scenic tour of the Isle of Man

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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



An introduction to the Isle of Man

Are you visiting the island for the first time ? If so and you would like an introduction to this little gem in the middle of the Irish Sea, this tour would be perfect for you. We start in Douglas, from Douglas Head, and the head up the east coast following the Manx Electric Railway to Laxey, where we will have quick stop at the Laxey Wheel.
After Laxey we visit the first of our Neolithic sites, King Orry's grave and then follow the coast up to Kirk Maughold,
A short trip through Ramsey will take us to the world famous TT course where we will join in for a short trip over the mountain before following one of the valleys down towards the west coast St Johns and Peel. Peel is the site of one of our two castles and a beautiful marina, so a great place to stop for lunch.
We will follow the west coast again passing some of the most beautiful scenery as we


09:00 Collect from hotel, views of Douglas from Douglas Head

09:15 Travel to Laxey

09:40 Wheel (entry £8. 00) (Half Hour Stop) if requested

10:10 Laxey Woolen Mills

10:50 Leave for King Orry's Grave

11:20 Maughold Church Yard - Ancient crosses and scenic views

11:50 Leave Maughold for Ramsey

12:15 Lunch stop at Milntown/Ramsey

13:15 Leave Ramsey travel over mountain road via Tholt y wil

14:00 Arrive Peel, see the Castle and Peel Town

15:15 Tynwald Hill and St Johns - parliament

15:30 Castletown and the south via the Sound

16:00 Cregneish and the Sound and Mull Hill

16:30 Balladoole Viking Burial Site

16:45 Castletown photgraphs

17:15 Return to Douglas and return to hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: A meeting place of your choice

End location: A meeting place of your choice

Duration: 7 hours 30 min.

What’s Included

A full day tour with vehicle and a blue badge guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 British Pounds - Payments will include lunch, any souvenirs or entries to sites should you wish to pay an entry fee into one of the heritage sites.

What’s Extra

Lunch is not included and any entry to heritage sites should you wish to go into the site. Castles can be seen without entry, and there are outdoor sites where you can take photographs.


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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