Day 1 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to your designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach a comfort stop will be made en route for lunch. Head to the North West of England stopping for lunch and refreshments to your overnight hotel in the Preston area. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 2 -Travel through the lovely Ribble Valley and the Forest of Bowland, en route to Heysham for your ferry crossing to the Isle of Man and your resort hotel for your 4-night stay in Douglas. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Days 3 - 5 At leisure in Douglas with two included excursions. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Douglas is the largest and most important commercial centre on the island. The capital is home to a charming Victorian promenade as well as the excellent Manx museum, bursting with artefacts and treasures unique to the Isle of Man (free entry).
Experience the beauty and surprising variety of the Manx landscape as you visit some of the main towns and villages including Laxey with its famous wheel (entrance not included). There will be an optional Mountain Railway trip to the summit of Snaefell before continuing to Royal Ramsey and back to Douglas via the Mountain Road, part of the Isle of Man's famous TT course.
Castletown, Cregneash & Views of the Calf of Man
Visit Castletown, Cregneash and Calf of Man on the most southern point on the Island. Castletown sits on the site of an ancient volcano and the town was the capital of the island for hundreds of years. The Sound Visitor Centre in Port St Mary is one of the most picturesque points in the south of the Island. The large cafe, which has been built into the headland, offers 180 degree panoramic views of the surrounding area and is perfect for those looking for a light snack or just a cup of tea. Adjoining the café is the visitor centre which contains a wealth of information about the history of the area including the Calf of Man which is an Island directly opposite.
Day 6 - After a day at leisure on the island you board the evening ferry to arrive in Heysham late tonight. Head straight to your hotel in the Lancaster area for the last overnight. Room & breakfast (NB Due to a late arrival at the hotel there is no evening meal included).
Day 7 - After breakfast, continue homeward arriving early evening.