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Whether you're thinking about relocating or just want to explore, a trip to the Isle of Man is well worth your while.

Our dedicated visitisleofman.com site has lots of tips, advice and guides to get you started.

Things to do and see

You'll never be short of something to see and do during your visit to the Isle of Man whether you're looking for action packed fun or the opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside.

Join in with the motorsport action in the world famous mecca for racing fans – tour the TT course on a trike, hire a quad bike and journey into the heart of the countryside or try trail riding on the Island's greenlanes.

Whether you're a thrill seeker who wants to try your hand at watersports, a mountain biker keen to explore some of the best trails in the British Isles or a walker keen to scale the challenging coastal footpaths – you'll find an activity to suit.

Don't forget to look out for the wildlife which calls the Island home! 

And when you've exhausted yourself during the day you'll find an extensive year round programme of arts and cultural entertainment so you can relax watching a play, a live musician in session or watching the latest blockbuster. Or try one of the Island's Manx National Heritage sites where you're sure to learn more about the Island's incredible history and culture.

Bradda Head in Port Erin

Bradda Head in Port Erin

Getting here

Flying is the quickest, and for many the most convenient, way to get here. In recent years, the Island's air connections have expanded, leading to greater choice for travellers.

The Isle of Man Airport is only 15 minutes' drive from the capital, Douglas, with car hire, taxi and public transport services all at your immediate disposal.

If you prefer to sail, choose between a ferry or fastcraft crossing with the Isle of Man Steam Packet. Ferry services operate from five ports to Douglas - Heysham, Liverpool (Birkenhead during the winter season), Belfast and Dublin (during the spring-summer season). Click here for timetables, fares and bookings.

Accommodation

The Island has a large range of tourist accommodation, from traditional seaside hotels to glamping yurts in the countryside. You can search and book a wide range of high quality self-catering and serviced accommodation here.

Package Holidays

If you'd like to take all of the hassle out of booking your holiday, try one of the Island's package holiday providers. You can also have a look at Visit Isle of Man's special offers page for deals, discounts and low prices.

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