What is the Isle of Man like for a holiday?
Considering the possibility of travelling somewhere later in the year but don’t want to travel far? Why not think about coming to the Isle of Man! Landscapes, cultural festivals, nature and activities plus incredible freshly caught seafood and a wonderful heritage sites, there's no reason to miss out.
How do you get to the Isle of Man?
Twenty minutes by plane from Liverpool, thirty minutes from Manchester, and an hour from London, it's more accessible than you might realise. If you come by ferry, you can get to our shores in 2 and a half hours.
Friendly locals will welcome you with open arms, and our dog friendly scheme mean that you feel home from home with minimal effort.
The best thing about a holiday on the Isle of Man is the glorious coast. Experience the Manx sea all year round; enjoy calm beautiful lapping waves, or magical stormy views. Stay on the beach in Port Erin, and enjoy the sights from huge windows as a glorious backdrop for your holiday.
The best time to visit the Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is beautiful in every season with no shortage of activities and sightseeing. Here are our top 6 picks for each season.
Spring in the Isle of Man 🌷
Explore a glen
Experience the Victorian Heritage Railway
Go on a nature trail
Explore Castle Rushen
Look for a basking shark
Take a boat to the Calf of Man.
Summer in the Isle of Man 🏖
Stay at Port Erin beach and enjoy it's beauty, atmosphere and sunsets
Watch some outdoor live music
Walk the coastal footpath around the Isle of Man over several days
Kayak around the coast, or enjoy paddle-boarding in the bay
Go fishing from the pier
Try sailing; learn with an instructor or indulge for a week round the Island
Autumn in the Isle of Man 🍂
Enjoy Autumn hikes on Snaefell and the Island's peaks
Spend days cycling; enjoy the variety of roads and the spectacular views
Try gorge scrambling through a picturesque waterfall
Do some open-water swimming while the temperature is at its best in Port Erin's safe waters
Go windsurfing off the southern coast reaching high speeds and enjoying the Island from a different perspective
Winter in the Isle of Man ❄
Enjoy long cosy lunches in the many cafes and restaurants the Island has to offer, with log fires and a friendly welcome for dogs
Mountain bike through a plantation or over the hills
Walk the millennium way
Have a go at surfing and kite surfing
Visit the House of Manannan and the Manx Museum
Eat on the dining carriage on the beautiful steam train
One of the Isle of Man’s many special attributes is that it is the only ‘entire nation’ UNESCO Biosphere in the world, and we are very proud to support this.
Isle of Man holiday cottages
Located at Port Erin beach, we have two holiday cottages sleeping six each and are dog friendly
Seaview is located on the beach, with every room having a wonderful beach view. Bedrooms: Superking (can be split into singles), a double, plus a twin bedroom
The garden and bbq area have a view of the beach, with a further reading room/ games room. Book here
Palm Villa is located in a quiet lane just behind Seaview. It is a renovated townhouse laid out over four floors, and each bedroom is on a separate floor. Bedrooms: Kingsize en-suite, double en-suite, plus a twin.
The kitchen and living/dining area is open plan to form a beautiful social space for groups and families. Book here
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If you book and find at the time of your stay that the Isle of Man's borders are closed, or the Isle of Man Government prohibit us to be open, a full refund will be provided
Enhanced cleaning policies are adopted to ensure a safe and clean environment.
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