Plan your perfect visit

  • Manx Electric Railway Terminus

    Derby Castle Terminus, Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, Isle of Man .

    The Manx Electric Railway (Manx: Raad Yiarn Lectragh Vannin) is an electric interurban tramway connecting Douglas, Laxey and Ramsey in the Isle of Man. It connects with the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway at its southern terminus at Derby Castle at the northern end of the promenade in Douglas, and with the Snaefell Mountain Railway at Laxey.

  • The TT Grandstand

    TT Grandstand, TT Grandstand, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas, Isle of Man .

    The TT’s official grandstands are found in three unique locations, each overlooking Glencrutchery Road and in the midst of the daily TT action. With free parking, refreshments and full amenities found close by - as well as daily entertainment courtesy of the TT Fan Park - the TT’s official grandstands are an ideal choice for many fans.


    Every TT fan needs to experience a day at the famous TT Grandstand. With unbeatable views of the start and finish area, race goers can truly feel the nervous energy and spine-tingling excitement that comes with the pre-race preparations.

    Between competitors streaking past at 170mph, fans can also witness all the race-changing action in pit lane – something that remains unique to real road racing worldwide. There’s also the opportunity to watch all the post-race podium presentations, welcoming our victors with warm applause and sharing in those very special moments.


    Situated just ¼ of a mile after the start and finish line, the Noble’s Park Grandstand provides a different spectator experience again. Looking back towards the start and finish area, you get a spectacular view of riders heading towards Bray Hill at near top speed.

    And when competitors cross the finish line for the final time, it’s the perfect spot for a souvenir photo with the winners taking the applause and often performing a victory burnout!


    Ideal for families or those who simply want their racing with all the trimmings, this is the place to soak up all the action as well as that special TT festival atmosphere. Located close to the exit of pit lane, the Fan Park Grandstand provides excellent trackside viewing with competitors past at 170mph! And when the chequered flag waves, it’s the perfect spot to applaud our heroes too, as our podium finishers are ushered into the Winners’ Enclosure and each of the finishers return to their teams and families with the plaudits they so richly deserve.

  • Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

    Strathallan Crescent, Douglas, IM1 4NR .

    The Douglas Horse Trams, an emblem of Victorian engineering and resilience, have been operational on the Isle of Man since 1876 and marked their 140th anniversary on August 7, 2016.

    Initially launched to capitalize on the flourishing Victorian-era tourist industry, these trams continue to transport tourists and locals along the summer promenades.

    Since 2016, the Isle of Man Railways has been managing the three-foot gauge Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, utilizing 12 authentic tramcars, including a double-decker, all undergoing extensive restoration to their original splendor.

    Royalty, including the Queen, the late Queen Mother, and Princess Margaret, have all experienced rides on this horse-drawn tramway.

    The horses, affectionately termed “trammers,” typically serve for 15 years before retiring to the Home of Rest for Old Horses in Douglas.

    Tourists can embark on this journey from either Derby Castle or the Villa Marina, enjoying a leisurely 1.5-mile ride with breathtaking sea views.

  • Bee Gees Statue

    Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1, Isle of Man .

    In 2021, a sculpture of the Bee Gees, created by artist Andy Edwards, was revealed in Douglas, Isle of Man. Positioned on Loch Promenade, nestled between Marine Gardens 1 and 2 and across from Regent Street, this artwork stands at 7 feet (2.1 meters) tall. The bronze figures represent Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb and draw inspiration from the band's "Stayin' Alive" music video. This project, valued at £170,000, was commissioned in 2019.

  • Isle of Man Steam Railway

    Douglas Steam Railway Station, Banks Circus, Douglas, IM1 5PT .

    The Isle of Man Steam Railway holds the distinction of being Britain's longest narrow gauge steam line still operating with its original engines and carriages.

    This three-foot narrow gauge railway, established in 1873, traverses the island's picturesque countryside, linking the capital to various southern destinations.

    Initially part of a more extensive network that connected to Peel, Ramsey, and the mining village of Foxdale, the current southern route covers approximately 15.5 miles.

    Conveniently situated near many of the island's southern heritage sites, the railway stations offer an enjoyable way to explore. Passengers can relax and take in the stunning Manx landscape as it unfolds.

    The journey from Douglas to Port Erin, spanning the full length of the beautiful Manx countryside, takes about an hour. During July and August, the busiest months, there are seven return trips daily, including an evening service.

    The Isle of Man Steam Railway also features a luxuriously restored 1905 Dining Car, one of the few narrow gauge dining cars worldwide offering Pullman style fine dining. Opened in Spring 2013, the Dining Car serves a delectable menu of Manx produce, complemented by a curated selection of 14 wines and a cocktail bar, making for a unique dining experience.

  • Queens Promenade

    Queens Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man IM2, Isle of Man .

    The Queen's Promenade in Douglas, Isle of Man, is a picturesque and vibrant waterfront area, renowned for its scenic beauty and historical significance. Stretching along the Douglas Bay, it is a popular spot for both locals and tourists alike, offering stunning views of the sea and a tranquil setting for leisurely walks.

    This wide, tree-lined promenade is characterized by its Victorian charm, evident in the grand, historic buildings and hotels that line the street. These buildings, many of which have been beautifully preserved or restored, reflect the island's rich history and its heyday as a Victorian holiday destination.

    The promenade is also home to a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, providing ample opportunities for dining and shopping. The area is lively and bustling, especially during the summer months when the promenade becomes a hub of activity, with street performers, tourists, and residents mingling and enjoying the festive atmosphere.

    In addition, Queen's Promenade is a key point for accessing Douglas Beach, a stretch of sandy and pebbly shoreline that's perfect for relaxing, sunbathing, and enjoying water activities. The promenade also features several gardens and green spaces, offering peaceful spots to sit and admire the view or enjoy a picnic.

    Overall, Queen's Promenade is a blend of historical elegance, natural beauty, and modern leisure, making it a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to the Isle of Man.

  • The Manx Museum

    Kingswood Grove, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 3LY, Isle of Man .

    The Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man, serves as a vibrant and engaging gateway to the Isle's rich heritage and culture. This museum, situated in the heart of the island's capital, offers a comprehensive exploration of Manx history, from its ancient Celtic and Viking roots to contemporary times. Notable for its diverse collections, the museum showcases everything from archaeological finds and natural history to significant art pieces and social history artifacts. It provides a unique insight into the Isle of Man's distinct identity, emphasizing its traditions, language, and folklore. Additionally, the Manx Museum is an educational hub, often hosting various events, exhibitions, and interactive displays, making it a must-visit