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Isle of Man (by Sea)

The Snaefell Mountain Railway on the Isle of Man

Mon 27 July or Sat 26 Sept 2020: A 5 night Holiday to Isle of man by sea with Johnsons Coaches. Staying at The Empress Hotel, Douglas.

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Monday 27th July to Saturday 1st August 2020

Saturday 26th September to Thursday 1st October 2020


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, Victorian pier and little specialist shops.


Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra legroom Johnsons coach throughout

  • Return ferry crossing Heysham/Douglas

  • 5 nights half board

  • Ride on the Snaefell Mountain Railway

  • Laxey Wheel

  • Admission to Cregneash Folk Museum & the Sound Visitor Centre

  • Entrance to the House of Manannan


Not Included: All lunches


Check out this Video of Douglas, Isle of man



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Day 1

We travel north to Heysham to catch our ferry to Douglas.

Day 2

A free day to relax, settle in and explore Douglas.

Day 3

Today, we travel to Laxey Station, where we board a train on the Snaefell Mountain Railway to the top of the island's highest mountain for spectacular views of the island (weather permitting!). We take the train back to Laxey and pay a visit to the Laxey Wheel.

Day 4

We follow the course of the famous TT race to Tynwald Hill, the home of the Manx Parliament, which has Nordic origins and is the oldest parliament in the world. We continue to Peel and discover the secrets of The House of Manannan.

Day 5

Our destination today is the village of Cregneash, where we visit the National Folk Museum. We continue to the Sounds Visitor Centre for spectacular views over the Calf of Man before returning to Douglas via Castletown for a free afternoon.

Day 6

We board our ferry to Heysham and continue south homewards to the Midlands.
The order of the days our excursions operate may be subject to alteration.

Your Hotel


3* Empress Hotel, Douglas


Our comfortable and elegant hotel is located on the Victorian promenade overlooking Douglas Bay and is just a short walk from the town centre. Restaurant, bar, spa bath, sauna & steam room and gymnasium. Mobility Grade: 3 – Locality is level. Hotel has 18 steps to entrance but alternative entrance is available. There is a lift to all floors and public areas have ramps.



  • En Suite

  • Television

  • Hairdryer

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Lift to all floors

  • Spa bath, Sauna & Steam Room


Duration, Departure Dates & Price

Mon 27 July - Sat 1 Aug 2020: £785

Sat 26 Sept - Thu 1 Oct 2020: £769


Departs 8.00am > Returns 5.00pm



Single Room: £54 | Holiday Insurance: £29

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)


Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking.







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