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Romantic Journeys on the Isle of Man

Romantic Journeys on the Isle of Man

A short ferry rides leads to the Isle of Man with its iconic waterwheel and lovely train rides to the summit of Snaefell. Douglas is delightful and there are glimpses of the famous TT race route.

Your Holiday Highlights


5 Days • 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast • Home Link included


• Heysham-Isle of Man Sailing

• Sea Front Hotel in Douglas

• Steam Train to Port Erin

• Castletown and Peel

 • Manx Electric Railway to Laxey

• Snaefell Mountain Railway

• Ramsey


Day 1

A morning departure from your home area
takes us to Heysham to connect with
the afternoon sailing to the Isle of Man. We
continue to our hotel for the next 4
nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Day 2

Our excursion today is the Manx Electric Railway
to Laxey, home of the famous ‘Lady Isabella’ waterwheel,
and the Laxey Woollen Mill. At Laxey we join the Snaefell
Mountain Railway for a glorious scenic ride to
the summit. Later on we visit the north of the
island to Ramsey and return to Douglas following
part of the TT Race course through Sulby and
Kirk Michael.

Day 3

A free day in Douglas to relax and
explore the town. The horse-drawn trams are a great way
to see the promenade and there are shops to browse
as well.

Day 4

This morning sees us visiting the
Isle of Man Steam Railway for a ride through the
lovely countryside of the south of the island to
Port Erin, with its beautiful bay, overlooked by
majestic Bradda Head. After a break we continue
to Port St Mary and Castletown, the island’s
former capital. We end the day with a visit to
Peel, on the west coast, before returning past
Tynwald, home of the Manx Parliament, and
across the island via Union Mills, another famous
TT landmark, to Douglas.

Day 5

After breakfast we make the return ferry crossing to
Heysham, and continue on our way home.

Your Hotel


Sleepwell Group Hotel

Accommodation is at a 3 star hotel of the

Sleepwell Group. Located on Douglas

promenade the hotels blends quality

with intimacy, which combine to

provide a perfect base for our trip.

All bedrooms are well appointed, all are en

suite, and have television, telephone,

hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

Hotel entertainment is provided on two

evenings of your stay.

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

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

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
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
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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