Isle of Man

Isle of Man

A unique self-governing kingdom with its own parliament, renowned for its relaxed pace of life and a wealth of attractions for visitors including the island's superb Victorian railway systems and those famous old horse drawn trams.

Between the coastlines of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales in the middle of the Irish Sea lies the delightful Isle of Man, a unique self-governing kingdom with its own parliament. The island offers a wealth of attractions including the Victorian railway systems and those famous old horse drawn trams. Enjoy the fabulous scenery around the island with enchanting glens and beaches, medieval castles and beautiful parks and gardens. Douglas is the island’s main resort set on a crescent on Douglas Bay.



The four star Sefton Hotel is perfectly situated in a prime location on the promenade. The hotel is a sympathetic mixture of a fine restored Victorian hotel and a new extension set round a unique indoor atrium water garden. Facilities include a breakfast room, the Sir Normans Bar and the award winning Gallery Restaurant. All bedrooms feature satellite TV, telephone, internet access, hair dryer, iron and board, trouser press, safe and tea / coffee facilities. Lift to all floors.



Day One: Travel to Heysham where we board the Steam Packet ferry for an afternoon sailing to Douglas. On arrival a short journey along the promenade will take us to the Sefton Hotel where we stay for the next four nights.


Day Two: Today we have a free day in Douglas to explore the Island’s capital, perhaps take a nostalgic journey along the Douglas promenade on the world’s oldest horse drawn tramway. You can also visit the Manx Museum and National Art Gallery or maybe take a pleasure boat trip around the harbour.


Day Three: Today we have an included journey on the Manx Electric railway to the village of Laxey, home of the Great Laxey Wheel, the largest working waterwheel in the world. Here there will be free time to explore Laxey then we board the Mountain Railway for a journey to the summit of Snaefell Mountain. Leaving Laxey we continue to the harbour town of Ramsey.


Day Four: Today we head south travelling via the Calf of Man to Castletown, the island’s former capital. We continue to the popular resort of Port Erin where there will be an opportunity to visit the Railway Museum. We return via the historic fishing port of Peel, famous for its Castle and those delicious Manx kippers.


Day Five: This morning we board the ferry for our return crossing to Heysham.



  • Four nights accommodation with breakfast (dinner not included)

  • Journey on the Snaefell Mountain Railway and Manx Electric Railway

  • Excursions as described above

  • Return ferry crossings

  • Return travel by luxury air-conditioned coach

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Deganwy Deganwy, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Halkyn Halkyn, Outside Billy Jeans
(Springfield Hotel Return Drop Off Point)
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. New Road Llandudno Junction, New Road Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Old Colwyn Old Colwyn, Church Walks Bus Stop
Opposite The Plough Inn
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr, Llys Clwyd Bus Stop (Opposite Spar)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham, Northbound Wrexham, Taxi Stand King Street
(Taxi Feeder Service)
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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