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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 Warnings and Dangers in Isle of Man

Be careful with the money!

The Isle of Man is a British Crown dependency. It is not in the United Kingdom. The currency is pounds sterling, with the island producing its own notes and coins in the same denominations as those...
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leics
Oct 18, 2015

Posts on the railways

It may seem obvious and go without saying but don't put your head or arms out the window on the Steam Railway and particularly not on the Electric Railway. The steam railway does have some posts...
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Ellie22
Mar 12, 2014

Level Crossings

Having both a steam railway and an electric railway there are a fair few level crossings on the island.The steam railway from Douglas to Port Erin has level crossings with gates and lights.However,...
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Ellie22
Mar 11, 2014

Manannans Cloak (Mist)

Be extremely cautious if there is a low mist, particularly if driving in the mountains or walking by the coast. Driving The mountain road does go very close to the edge and is very twisty with some...
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Ellie22
Mar 11, 2014

Poor tourist information

It's not exactly a hazard but it can be a bit of a nuisance. There is a great deal of interest in the Isle of Man and neither the official website - which is not clear or informative enough - nor the...
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GeoV
Nov 05, 2010

Beware of the Ducks

This was the first time I ever saw a warning sign for ducks.I have never considered them to be very dangerous birds. However, I have also never seen so many ducks and other waterbirds together this...
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christine.j
Aug 21, 2008
 
 
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Force 9 gales and parking!

As these pictures show, the weather can get a bit windy and wet on the Isle of Man. While I was there we had a force 9 gale, which believe me is pretty windy!Much of the obvious parking places tend to...
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kit_mc
Jan 01, 2008

Overnighting in Ferry Terminal

If you're used to visiting the Island during TT week you may be under the impression that the Douglas Ferry Terminal is open all night, so that if you arrive or are leaving in the early hours of the...
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Musquy
Nov 15, 2005

Hungry Monument Chasers

I have to tell you something completely beyond my comprehension. Restaurants, bars, pubs - nobody serves food between 14.00 and 18.00! If anyone would care to explain this to me, I'd be really...
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KristaB
Jul 18, 2004

Dangerous Ducks !

On our way back from Snaefel Mountain, the Electric Tram stopped. The driver went out. Everyone was patiently waiting, behaving properly and minding their manners. But I'm from another country, nosy...
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KristaB
Jul 17, 2004

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Douglas

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Top Hotels in Isle of Man

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Queens Promenade, Douglas, IM2 4NN, United Kingdom
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Athol Park, Port Erin, United Kingdom
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Ronaldsway, Ballasalla, IM9 2SE, United Kingdom
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6 Mona Drive, Douglas, IM2 4LG, United Kingdom
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Promenade, Port Erin, IM9 6LA, United Kingdom
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12 Loch Promenade, Douglas, IM1 2LX, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Isle of Man

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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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Top 5 Isle of Man Writers

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"I have to go back, there's still so much to see!"
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"TAILESS TALES"
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kit_mc

"Ellan Vannin"
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Kristymamoo

"My Island Life"
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"Orlikins Goes to the Isle Of Man"
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