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Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is a beautiful Island with breathtaking scenery, unspoilt beaches and a relaxed pace of life, famous for being a tax haven and home to the tailless Manx cat and the four-horned Loghtan sheep that are unique to the Isle. Located in the Irish Sea 83 miles from Liverpool and 90 miles from Belfast, it is part of the British Isles but not the United Kingdom. It is a Crown Dependency, with its own parliament, Tynwald, founded by the Vikings making it one of the oldest continuous parliaments in Europe. Tourist can expect to find an island of contrasts, steeped in myths and legends, and with a laid back friendliness. Attractions include the islands spectacular 100-mile coastline of expansive sands, resorts, bustling harbours and headlands. Its capital, Douglas retains its Victorian feel with its long promenade and offers attractive waterside restaurants, cafes and bars.

Highlights


  • Visit the imposing medieval fortress of Castle Rushen, which gave Castletown its name and overlooks the historic harbour and quay
  • Wander around the islands three unusual museums Moore's Traditional Museum in Peel, for a working demonstration of how Manx kippers have been cured over oak chips since around 1770; Leece Museum, which tells the story of Peel in historic photographs and the Aviation Museum at Ronaldsway Airport
  • Take a tour of some of the island’s film locations. Over 90 productions have been made on the island since 1995 including the comedy Waking Ned and Thomas the Tank Engine movie
  • For those seeking the thrill of driving on a track first-hand, the 1.5-mile circuit at Jurby affords two 100+mph straights and nine curves
  • Try Manx cuisine such as Manx kippers, lobster & Queenies, seafood delicacy from a variety of small scallop

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