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Railway Journeys of the Isle of Man

5 days - from only £599pp


Railway Journeys of the Isle of Man

Discover with us the beautiful Isle of Man, known as the ‘Jewel in the Irish Sea’, where we will enjoy some truly memorable rail journeys, seeing the island’s town and country, land and sea along the way.


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then we board the ferry to the Isle of Man*, and on to our hotel in Douglas for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Manx Electric and Mountain Railways

    From Douglas, we enjoy a journey on the Manx Electric Railway, still operating with Victorian and Edwardian rolling stock. Built betwen 1893 and 1899 the line connects the capital Douglas with Laxey where we disembark.

    At Laxey, we join the Snaefell Mountain Railway and journey to the summit. At 621 metres above sea level, Snaefell offers breath-taking, panoramic views where you can catch a glimpse of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man and the kingdoms of heaven on a clear day!

    We continue our day with a visit to Ramsey, the island's second town where we have some free time to explore before returning to Douglas.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Manx Electric Railway to Laxey
    • Snaefell Mountain Railway
    • Ramsey
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Peel

    Relax in resort with a day at leisure in Douglas. The island's main commercial centre and home to the legislative buildings of its ancient parliament, Tynwald.

    Enjoy the hotel’s facilities, or join our optional excursion to Peel, which has connections with the island’s rich Celtic, Viking, and maritime past. Try the world-famous Manx Kippers, eat some of the best ice-cream on the island or explore the magnificent ruins of Peel Castle - the choice is yours!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Peel

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Isle of Man Steam Railway and South Coast

    Today we join the Isle of Man Steam Railway for a wonderfully nostalgic journey. It is the long narrow guage steam line in Britain and still uses its original locomotives and carriages that will carry you through the charming countryside to pretty Port Erin, where we explore the Port Erin Steam Museum.

    Then we go on to enjoy the views of Cregneash before returning through Port St. Mary and Castletown.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Port Erin

    Isle of Man Steam Railway to Port Erin

    Included Highlights

    • Port Erin Steam Museum
    • Isle of Man Steam Railway to Port Erin
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £79.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino in Douglas.

  • Best Western Palace Hotel And Casino

    This hotel enjoys a superb location on the seafront promenade in the centre of Douglas, offers comfortable guest bedrooms, restaurant and bar, and free access to the leisure club with pool.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.