Isle of Man

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  • Isle of Man
    Folklore - the Essence of the Isle of Man

    Folklore - the Essence of the Isle of Man

    The Manx people love their folklore and see their affinity with the landscape and the little folk as 'normal'. Share their enchantment on a visit to the Isle of Man by visiting the places where legendary figures and the Mooinjer veggey have appeared.

  • Isle of Man Laxey
    Laxey on the Isle of Man - from Waterwheel to Waterfront

    Laxey on the Isle of Man - from Waterwheel to Waterfront

    The town of Laxey on the Isle of Man is home to the largest, functional waterwheel in the world known as the Great Laxey Wheel. The site includes the Mine Walk that informs visitors of the history of the mine as they walk past its ruined buildings. While in Laxey visitors can take a trip on the…

  • Isle of Man Port Erin
    Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man

    Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man

    The Isle of Man is just a short flight or ferry trip across the Irish Sea but it seems much further away and offers experiences very different from the mainland – take a steam train to Port Erin at its southern tip and enjoy delights such as visiting the Port Erin Railway Museum, walking through…

  • Isle of Man Hotel Reviews
    Hotel Halvard: Outstanding Hotel on the Isle of Man

    Hotel Halvard: Outstanding Hotel on the Isle of Man

    The Isle of Man is a fascinating and unusual destination. Hotel Halvard in the capital, Douglas, is not only a good location from which to explore the island but also a very special hotel incorporating excellent customer service and the Hotel Halvard Restaurant which offers excellent, freshly…

  • Isle of Man
    Christmas on the Isle of Man

    Christmas on the Isle of Man

    This Christmas I wanted to go somewhere different and interesting and the Isle of Man seemed to be the ideal destination. We stayed in Douglas and had days out exploring the island. Christmas was a very relaxing day strolling along the sea front at Douglas - in gale force winds which was very…

  • Isle of Man
    Four Days on the Isle of Man

    Four Days on the Isle of Man

    The Isle of Man is often described as a different kingdom and it is true - wherever you are, whatever the weather visitors will find something to entrance and delight. Myths and legends abound and historical buildings reflect a past painted by Celts, Vikings and Norsemen. Journeys on heritage…