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Isle of Man

Isle of Man

Once again, it gives us pleasure to offer our hugely popular Isle of Man holiday. The Isle of Man is an ancient Viking Kingdom which has never been part of the U.K and who’s well known three legged emblem originates from a symbol used on 10th century coins. The Island’s coastline ranges from quiet secluded coves to busy harbours and clean sandy beaches. Our chosen resort is Douglas with a Victorian seafront and long promenades where horse drawn trams still operate

Holiday Highlights

• Castletown and Cregneash

• Port Erin and Peel

• Laxey

• St John, home of the Manx Parliament

Monday

We depart and make our way to
Heysham for the afternoon sailing to the Isle
of Man. On arrival we continue to Douglas and
our hotel for the next 4 nights with dinner,
bed and breakfast

Tuesday

Our excursion today takes us first
to Laxey, home of the famous ‘Lady Isabella’
water wheel, and the Laxey Woollen Mill.
We return to Douglas for a free afternoon to
explore this delightful town.

Wednesday

We enjoy a full day tour around
the island firstly visiting Ramsey then Bride,
final resting place of the great comedian
and Manx resident Norman Wisdom before
spending time in Peel with its small harbour
and ancient castle, then St Johns, home of the
ancient Manx parliament. Our return includes
the lofty South Barrule road.

Thursday

We visit the south of the island
today – first stop is Castletown, the island’s
former capital, and then on to Cregneash,
with stunning views of the Calf of Man. Port
Erin, its beautiful bay guarded by the bulk of
Bradda Head, is our next stop and we end the
day with a visit to Peel before returning via
Union Mills, another famous TT landmark.

Friday

After breakfast we return to the
harbour for the crossing to Heysham, then
onwards to the West Country.

Your Hotel

The Empress Hotel is ideally located overlooking Douglas Bay, there is a

large conservatory which offers fantastic panoramic views. Hotel facilities include

a gym, sauna and steam room for guests to use. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV

and tea/coffee making facilities with some of the rooms offering sea views.

There is a lift to all floors.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
Outside Rivo Lounge or Megabet.
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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