Full Day Tour
In this tour you will experience all the main sights and delights of the Island with rides on historic steam and electric trains dating back to 1870’s. It takes in the scenery, coastline, villages, attractions and places of historical significance in all four corners of the Island.
There is a visit to the remote Old Lonan Church with Celtic crosses from 6th Century. We will visit the historic Laxey Wheel (the world’s largest working wheel) and explore the old mining village. At Laxey Station you will board the historic electric tram with carriages dating to 1890’s. Return to Douglas for a trip on the 1860’s horse tram along the Promenade.
Next stop is the TT Grandstand where the world's oldest motorcycle races start, follow TT Course west to the Viking parliament site of St John’s. Onwards to Peel, where the historic castle, fishing harbour and kipper smoke house are the highlights. We drive along the coast road to wonderful views at Niarbyl Bay. The trip then climbs over hill and moorland and descends to the ancient capital of Castletown with its well-preserved 13th century castle. A trip along the coast with a stop at Cregneash, a Manx crofting village preserved as it was 150 years ago and then The Sound and the Calf of Man - perhaps the most attractive spot on the Island.
The car tour ends at the Victorian sea-side holiday town of Port Erin. Here you board the historic steam railway train which takes you back to Douglas.
This is a full-day tour starting at 9.30-10am, with 14 stops at points of interest. Available April – September (trains run seasonally, check exact dates). Price is £280 per car (exc. cost of Explorer Rail Card, approx. £17 per person)