Small and perfectly formed, this charming island destination with beautiful scenery and absorbing heritage is known as the sea bound kingdom and has a captivating story to tell - one that stretches back for thousands of years.
Return ferry crossing to Douglas, Visit Royal Ramsey, Visit Jurby Junk, Visit Peel, Free day in Douglas, Train journey on Isle of Man Steam Railway, and evening entertainment at hotel.
The Chesterhouse Hotel is situated on the promenade seafront of Douglas and has 67 rooms, comfortable surroundings and great views of Douglas Bay. It is close to the town centre which offers extensive shopping facilities and a variety of bars and restaurants.
We travel from West Wales with comfort stops on route to Heysham in Lancashire for the afternoon ferry to Douglas for our 4 nights stay at the Chesterhouse Hotel.
We take a trip on the Isle of Man steam railway. It is a delightful way to see the South Coast, running from Douglas down to the resort of Port Erin before heading down to the Calf of Man. We Return via the Historic Castletown.
Day at leisure, why not spend your free time in Douglas with a visit to the Manx Museum & National Art Gallery, known as the islands 'Treasure House'. Take a stroll along the promenade, see the Gaiety Theatre, one of the finest Victorian theatres in the British Isles, or treat yourself to a tram ride. After lunch why not take to the water on a pleasure cruise.
After a full Manx breakfast we follow the famous TT Course to Royal Ramsey then over to the coast via Jurby Junk, which houses a huge collection of Isle of Man memorabilia. Then on to the resort of Peel, which has plenty to offer, with its flat sandy beaches, a Castle, the islands only cathedral, the House of Manannan Museum, and Moors smoked Kipper factory. We will make our way back via the 1000-year-old Parliament at Tynwald.
After an early breakfast, we have to leave and make our way home.
|Hotel:||Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas|
|Basis:||Dinner, Bed & Full Manx Breakfast|
|Price:||£465 per person sharing|