Isle of Man Attractions

Isle of Man Attractions

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Attractions Isle of Man TT. A hundred years on and thrill seekers still venture to the Isle of Man every summer for the same reason the gentlemen of 1907 did, the Tourist Trophy more commonly known as the Isle of Man TT. The high speed event attracts 40,000 people and 12,000 motorcycles each year. See website for more details and dates. www.iomtt.com.

Isle of Man TT

Visitor attractions and information - Douglas

Attractions Groudle Glen Railway, 29 Hawarden Avenue, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 4BP. Tel: 0044 (0) 1624 670453. Lhen Coan is the Groudle Glen Railway's main station. An intermediate stop is at Lime Kiln Halt. Sea Lion Rocks makes a quiet area for a pleasant picnic in the summer months. It is relaxing to sit and observe the flora, fauna and passing ships. www.groudleglenrailway.com. Location: On the outskirts of Douglas.

Groudle Glen Railway

Attractions Onchan Pleasure park, Onchan near Douglas. Tel: +44 (0)1624 675564. Bowling green, tennis courts, putting green, children play area, karting, stock cars and football. Free entry. Some activities charged. Amusement arcade. Cafe. Location: On the outskirts of Douglas.

Onchan Pleasure park

Attractions Laxey Woollen Mills, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man, British Isles, IM4 7AN. Tel: +44 (0) 1624 861395. Best known for Manx Tartans, used to make hats, scarfs and kilts and rugs. A traditional working Manx woollen mill and shop with free admission. About 6 miles north of Douglas.
Laxey Woollen Mills

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Visitor attractions and information - Port Erin

Attractions The Isle of Man Steam Railway, Lord Street, Douglas. Tel: 662525. The Isle of Man Steam Railway runs between Douglas, Castletown and Port Erin. The total journey time is about 45 minutes. Limited Disabled Access. Ample Parking. Station in Port Erin.

Isle of Man Steam Railway

Attractions CREGNEASH VILLAGE FOLK MUSEUM, Cregneash, Isle of Man, IM9 5PT. Tel: 01624 648000. See what life was really like in a Manx crofting and fishing community during the 19th and early 20th century. See fields being worked with horse-drawn equipment. Thatching of roofs. Spinning & weaving. About 1 mile south of Port Erin.

CREGNEASH VILLAGE FOLK MUSEUM

Erin Arts Centre

Attractions Erin Arts Centre, Victoria Square, Port Erin, Isle of Man, IM9 6LD. Tel: +44 1624 835858. A venue for music and theatre, recitals and choral concerts. Also a gallery for craft and art exhibitions. In the centre of Port Erin.

Erin Arts Centre

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Visitor attractions and information - Ramsey

Attractions Manx Electric Railway Society, PO Box 117, DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, IM99 1JS. Tel: 01624 663366. The Manx Electric Railway is a narrow gauge vintage railway, covering seventeen miles of line between Douglas and Ramsey. The Trams date from 1906 to 1893. www.mers.org.im. Station in Ramsey.

Manx Electric Railway

Attractions Curraghs Wildlife Park, Ballaugh, Isle of Man, IM8 1FB. Over 100 species of animals and birds from around the world. Ample parking. Disabled access. Visitor centre. Curragh is a Manx word for the wet, boggy willow woodland typical of the area, and is a haven for all sorts of wetland wildlife. About 4 miles west of Ramsey.
Curraghs Wildlife Park

Grove House and Gardens

Attractions Grove House and Gardens, Andreas Road, Ramsey. A Victorian farm frozen in time with a series of period rooms containing mostly original furnishings and fittings. The farm still has animals including Manx Loghtan sheep, ducks and chickens. Location: On the outskirts of Ramsey.

Grove House and Gardens

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Visitor attractions and information - Peel

Attractions Peel Castle, Isle of Man. The remains of an 11th century Viking castle with the outer walls remain intact. It stands on St Patrick's Isle which is connected to Peel by a causeway. The Castle is said to be haunted by Moddey Doo or the Black Dog ghost. Owned by Manx National Heritage and open to visitors. Location: On the outskirts of Peel.

Peel Castle

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Isle of Man - Local Information. Isle of Man Government 01624 685452 - Department of Tourism and Leisure 01624 686801 - Manx Radio FM 89.0 (Snaefell, Isle of Man) 97.2 (South and West) 103.7 (North) - Please use links below for attractions in this area

Telephoning the Isle of Man from abroad - To dial a number in the Isle of Man from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in the Isle of Man

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