This sea-bound kingdom is a place where the wonders of coastline and countryside, sea and shore, meet within a matter of minutes. It’s full of colour, contrasts and character as well as rich history, traditions and friendly locals offering the warmest of welcomes. The Isle of Man is also the only entire jurisdiction in the world to be rewarded status as a UNESCO Biosphere Region. With such a prestigious award comes the promise of wonderful scenery and views as well as a mass of marine life, birdlife and wildlife which can be seen across the island’s landscape all year round.
Just a short flight from mainland UK and accessible from a wide range of regional airports or alternatively, you can travel by fast sea cat from Liverpool in around 2½ hours or conventional ferry from Heysham in around 4 hours.
The Isle of Man is a truly year round destination. In Spring the island's natural beauty comes to the fore; in summer the long hazy days bring the island to life; autumn sees a kaleidoscope of colours in the magical vistas and landscapes; while winter is a great time to get together with loved ones or friends for a breath of fresh coastal air.
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The Fynoderee Distillery in Ramsey is dedicated to the production of premium spirits with genuine Manx roots and heritage. The gins are produced on flame-fired copperpot stills and the unique blends feature Manx grown and locally foraged botanicals. Tasting bar is available on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Prices are available on request.
From £Price on request
A 14 day Heritage Pass gives unlimited access to Manx National Heritage sites: House of Manannan, Castle Rushen, Old House of Keys, Nautical Museum, Rushen Abbey, Cregneash National Folk Museum, Peel Castle, Grove Museum and the Laxey Wheel. Some sites open only during the summer season or may have limited opening hours outside peak months. Members of the National Trust may have free entry to Manx National Heritage sites.
From ££32 per adult or £16 per child
Go Explore Pass tickets allow unlimited use of the steam railway, mountain railway, horse drawn trams, electric train and the buses on the island. Trains and trams generally operate from Easter-September only - please check for exact dates. Prices shown are for 3 day pass however 5 and 7 day passes are also available:- 5 day pass from £48 per adult, £24 per child 7 day pass from £58 per adult, £29 per child
From ££38 per adult or £19 per child