Every adventure starts at home!

While travelling one of the first questions is ‘Where do you come from?’  The Isle of Man triggers a variety of responses…


‘Is that near England?”

“Oh, that’s off the southern coast of England”… Nope that’s the Isle of Wight

iomgeography“TT races!!”  We get that one a lot.  We have 2 weeks a year when the island practically bursts with people when they arrive for the famous TT Races.  Living here we watch our everyday roads turn into a race course in a matter of minutes!  But the buzz over that period is just amazing!


So apart from the TT, what is there to do in the Isle of Man??   Well, it’s mainly an outdoors kind of place and we do tend to have some wild weather but as long as you wear the appropriate clothing you can do just about anything.  We have a vast array of beautiful glens and walks around the island.  There are oodles of cycling opportunities (we have a couple of famous cyclist from here).  There are many historic sites/features to visit and some amazing wildlife (although I’m still to spot a basking shark along our coastline!!)

port erin beach

Here is a link to the isle of man tourism or check out my ‘family adventures on the island’ for some specific ideas.  http://www.visitisleofman.com/.  Come and look us up.

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2 Responses

  1. kik online says:

    Hi there! This post couldn’t be written any better!

    Reading through this post reminds me of my old
    room mate! He always kept talking about this.

    I will forward this write-up to him. Pretty sure he will have a good
    read. Thanks for sharing!

    • admin says:

      Glad you enjoyed it. I’m just in the process of starting up this blog in preparation for our adventure. I’ll be adding more about the isle of man in the future, when I get to grips with adding photo’s & posts! thanks for your comment.
      Marie 🙂

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