Romantic Journeys on the Isle of Man 2018

Romantic Journeys on the Isle of Man 2018

Unspoilt countryside, coast and mountains set in the Irish Sea

Monday 20 August  £519

Single Supplement £60


INSURANCE £27.50  inc IPT



4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast. Ferry crossings.

Journeys on the Isle of Man Steam Railway, Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway

Hotel entertainment on two evenings.

Day 1 Monday

We depart early in the morning, travelling to Heysham to connect with the afternoon sailing to Douglas on the Isle of Man. On arrival we drive the short distance round the seafront to our hotel. 4 nights stay - dinner, bed and breakfast.


Day 2 Tuesday

Our excursion today takes us on the Manx Electric Railway to Laxey, home of the famous ‘Lady Isabella’ water wheel, and the Laxey Woollen Mill. We join the Snaefell Mountain Railway for a scenic ride to the summit. Later we continue to the north of the island to Ramsey and return to Douglas following part of the TT races course through Sulby and Kirk Michael.

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

A free day in Douglas to relax and explore the town. Take a ride along the promenade on one of the famous horse-drawn trams, browse through the shops or just sit and watch the world go by.

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

To 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. 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.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

After breakfast we cross to Heysham, continuing homewards.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

The Isle of Man has over 200 square miles of beautiful unspoilt countryside and a coastline with little coves and superb beaches. Our base is the island capital, Douglas, with its delightful promenade and Victorian pier. With excursions to both north and south of the island, featuring three different Manx Railways, including the ride up Snaefell, this will be a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday.



Accommodation is at a 3 star hotel of the Sleepwell Group, either the Rutland or the Chesterhouse. Located on Douglas promenade the hotels blend a stylish quality with a rare unique intimacy. All bedrooms are en suite, and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. Entertainment is provided on two evenings. The hotel has a lift.

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
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
South Mimms M25, South Mimms Services
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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