Bursting with history and beauty, the Isle of Man is often referred to as ‘the Jewel in the Irish Sea’ and once you begin to explore this magical island, it is easy to see why. This island break is super close to home but with its own unique culture and legislation from the mainland; it is something a little different.
Discover more about this island’s incredible 10000 year long history as you unearth its various museums, castles and monuments scattered across this fantastic island. The 11th century Peel Castle is just one of the fantastic sites which gives an insight into the island’s interesting Viking past. Visit the largest working water wheel in the world, the Great Laxey Wheel which boasts fantastic views or ride on board one of its fantastic heritage railways for even more fantastic scenery.
The island’s capital is a must visit as it’s here that you can admire the working harbour and enjoy truly delicious food; be sure to try the famous crab sandwiches. Make good use of the Isle of Man’s phenomenal natural setting whether you choose to hike along its beautiful coastal countryside or spot the variety of wildlife as you try your hand at a spot of sea kayaking. What’s more the island is known for its beaches with the Peel beach on its west coast being named a true highlight due to its incredible sunset.
Renowned for its iconic TT race and superb countryside roads, the Isle of Man attracts motoring enthusiasts from around the world and boasts a fantastic Motor Museum to keep you occupied when not out on the road. Although with such great pubs and a busy events calendar, the Isle of Man is always abuzz with life and laughter no matter what time you visit.
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