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Isle of Man

Top Events & Attractions

Welcome to the Isle of Man, a captivating island destination renowned for its rich heritage, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. From the adrenaline-fueled excitement of the world-famous TT Races to the tranquil beauty of its historic castles and picturesque coastal scenery, the Isle of Man offers a diverse array of attractions and events to explore. 

Isle of Man TT Races

Undoubtedly the most famous event on the island, the Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Races attract motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world. Held annually in late May and early June, the TT Races feature thrilling races on the island's challenging road circuit.

CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival

CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival, a celebration of brews showcasing an impressive selection of over 100 'Real' cask-conditioned ales, complemented by approximately 20 'Craft' ales and a tantalising array of 60 'Real' ciders and perries, all meticulously curated according to CAMRA standards. Join us to savour the finest offerings sourced from across the UK and locally, alongside delightful fruit wines and meads, promising a memorable experience for aficionados and newcomers alike.

Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

This culinary event showcases the best of Manx produce, with local food and drink producers offering tastings, demonstrations, and workshops. Held in September, the festival is a must-visit for foodies.

Isle of Man TT Festival

In addition to the TT Races, the Isle of Man TT Festival encompasses a wide range of events and entertainment, including live music, street parties, and motorcycle-themed exhibitions. The festival atmosphere adds to the excitement of race week.

Manx Grand Prix

Often referred to as the "junior TT," the Manx Grand Prix is a motorcycle racing event held on the Isle of Man's mountain course. It attracts amateur and up-and-coming riders who compete in various classes.

Tynwald Day

Celebrated on July 5th, Tynwald Day is the Isle of Man's national day, commemorating the island's parliament, Tynwald. The day includes traditional ceremonies, music, dance, and cultural displays.

Rally Isle of Man

This international rally event features high-speed racing on the island's challenging roads. Rally enthusiasts gather to watch top drivers compete in this thrilling motorsport event.

Isle of Man Walking Festival

Held in May, the Isle of Man Walking Festival offers guided walks and hikes across the island's diverse landscapes, including coastal paths, glens, and hills. It's a great opportunity to explore the island on foot and meet fellow outdoor enthusiasts.

Isle of Man Cyclefest

Cycling enthusiasts flock to the Isle of Man for this annual event, which features road races, mountain bike challenges, and leisure rides for cyclists of all abilities. The festival promotes cycling as a healthy and sustainable mode of transport.

Yn Chruinnaght (The Gathering)

This traditional music and dance festival celebrates Manx culture with concerts, workshops, and performances by local and international artists. Yn Chruinnaght takes place in July and attracts visitors interested in Celtic music and dance. These events showcase the diversity of attractions and activities available on the Isle of Man throughout the year, appealing to a wide range of interests and preferences.

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