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Private Shore Excusrion to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Greenock
"Meet and greet at the pier 08:00-08:30 From Greenock we initially travel along the banks of the River Clyde crossing over the Kingston Bridge in central Glasgow before we reach Stirling. Stirling is a small city and passing through the medieval heart we see many fine buildings including the Church of the Holy Rude Argyll’s Lodging and the Old Town Jail. You could easily spend the whole day in Stirling but the main attraction is the visit to the mighty Stirling Castle(admission fee extra) which is Scotland’s finest medieval castle. It has stunning views from the battlements over to the National Wallace Monument which can also be visited. Next we head to Doune Castle (admission fee extra) of “Monty Python"" and ""Outlander” fame before heading into the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park at Callander. There are some real Scottish and you can sample the whisky too!! After lunch we take the simply stunning Dukes Pass road through the Trossachs
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Private Day Tour to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Glasgow
"The driver/guide will collect you from your accommodation and as we leave Glasgow there maybe a few sights to see on the way so keep your eyes open.We intend to arrive at Stirling Castle about 09:30am.Stirling is a small city and passing through the medieval heart we see many fine buildings including the Church of the Holy Rude Argyll’s Lodging and the Old Town Jail. You could easily spend the whole day in Stirling but the main attraction is the visit to the mighty Stirling Castle(admission fee not included) which is Scotland’s finest medieval castle. It has stunning views from the battlements over to the National Wallace Monument and the surrounding countryside. Next we head to Doune Castle (admission not included) of “Monty Python"" and ""Outlander” fame before heading into the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park at Callander. There are some real
From GBP600.00
 
Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Isle of Man

Seal Watching at the Point of Ayre

The point of Ayre is the most Northerly point on the Isle of Man. There isn't much there at all - no cafe so bring a thermos and a picnic and most importantly - NO TOILET!!! There is a visitor centre...
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Kristymamoo
Jun 16, 2008

Kirk Lonan

Kirk Lonan is one of the 'keeils', or stone chapels dotted throughout the Isle of Man. It has been a site of Christian worship for maybe 1500 years and of pagan worship before then. The building that...
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kit_mc
Jan 02, 2008

Snuff the Wind Mine

The Isle of Man is rich in a number of different ores and you can find disused mines all over the place. While the best known of these is probably the mining complex at Laxey with its Great Wheel, one...
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kit_mc
Jan 02, 2008

Niarbyl

Located a few miles south of Peel is Niarbyl Bay, a beauty spot that is also part of the Manx heritage trail of spots of historic interest dotted all over the island.There's a popular cafe and some...
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kit_mc
Jan 01, 2008

Glen Maye

A few miles from Peel you'll find Glen Maye which has a pretty waterfall and is also part of a walking track, one of the islands nicest coastal paths, "Raad ny Foillan" or Road of the Gull. The cliffs...
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kit_mc
Jan 01, 2008

See the Seven Kingdoms.....

Snaefell is the highest peak on the Isle of Man at 2036ft. The view from the top is stunning - on a good, clear day you can get a 360° view of the Island and you can see the "Seven Kingdoms", these...
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Kristymamoo
Aug 01, 2007
 
 
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Dhoon Beach

Dhoon Beach is one of those wonderful places that can only be reached on foot. It is a difficult walk (and the walk back is tortorous!!) but it is so worth it.You reach Dhoon Beach by taking a walk...
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Jul 13, 2007

King William's College

This magnificent building is located near Castletown. If you are arriving by plane to the IOM, you will notice it during landing. It is not a tourist destination, and is not open for general public....
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KristaB
Sep 13, 2004

Glenn Maye Waterfall

Glenn Maye waterfall has created a beautiful canyon and lake, nested in luscious foliage, under thick shade of trees, with harp-string like sunrays creating magical atmosphere. Well worth walking down...
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KristaB
Jul 17, 2004

Laxey village

Laxey village is quite small, it's one of those places where you can see little elegant old ladies sipping tea, whilst farmers dash around the place in their big jeeps. It's nice, but I suspect it's...
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orlikins
Aug 17, 2003

Sitting Statue

Am not too sure who the status is supposed to be , I *think* it might be one of the famous English comedian Norman Wisdom, but I couldnt swear to it. It's located in the commercial banking district of...
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orlikins
Aug 16, 2003

Laxey mines

Again, another feature of Laxey Waterwheel park & glens. Need to put on a hard hat when visiting the mines.
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orlikins
Aug 17, 2003

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Queens Promenade, Douglas, IM2 4NN, United Kingdom
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Ronaldsway, Ballasalla, IM9 2SE, United Kingdom
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Promenades

Douglas' magnificent sea-side promenade is pure Victoriana. A stroll along the prom was essential at the seadie, to take the healthy air, to see and be seen. A hugely popular early 20th century...
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Castle Rushen

Castle Rushen is one of the best-preserved Medieval castles in the British Isles ('in the world', according to the Manx Heritage site) and is definitely worth a couple of hours of anyone's time. Its...
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The Washing Floors

The Great Laxey Mine railway is a restored steam railway that runs on the surface part of the tramway that used to carry ores from the mine down to the Washing Floors. On days when the railway is...
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Railway Museum

Even if you don't visit Port Erin's railway museum you can still see the station and, if they are running, you can see the steam trains too. If they're not running they are tucked safely away from the...
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Rushen Abbey

The monks of the Sauvignac order first founded this monastery in 1134, after king Olaf gifted them the land. It became a Cistercian monastery in 1147. There was originally an abbey church, of course...
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Wildlife

There are always seabirds to see but you'll be very unlucky indeed if you don't see any seals when you visit the area which the bus timetables call 'Sound'. There are hundreds of grey seals around...
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"I have to go back, there's still so much to see!"
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"My Island Life"
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