Douglas tourist and travel information

Douglas Travel Information

Travel Information Douglas, Isle of Man, on the east coast, has been the Island's capital since 1869, as well as the main tourist centre. It is the island hub for shipping, transport, shopping, and entertainment.

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bus and coach travel

Coaches Douglas - Travel by coach - Douglas is serviced by bus routes. There is a bus route to the airport. Public transport is very good on the Isle of Man, and buses run all over the island. Take the Steam railway to Douglas. Take the Electric Railway to Ramsey, then from Ramsey by bus.

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Travel by train

Rail Douglas - Travel by train - Manx Electric Railway Society, PO Box 117, DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, IM99 1JS. Tel: 01624 663366. The Manx Electric Railway is a narrow gauge vintage railway. ROUTE: Douglas. Onchan. Groudle. Baldrine. Ballabeg. Fairy Cottage. South Cape. Laxey. Minorca. Dhoon. Glen Mona. Ballaglass. Cornaa. Ballajora. Ballure. Ramsey. Snaefell Mountain Railway has stations at Laxey, Bungalow, Snaefell summit. The Isle of Man Railway has stetions at Douglas. Port Soderick. Santon. Ballasalla. Ronaldsway. Castletown. Ballabeg. Colby. Level. Port St Mary. Port Erin.

Railway Station

Travel by train

Rail Douglas - Travel by train - Groudle Glen Railway, 29 Hawarden Avenue, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 4BP. Tel: 0044 (0) 1624 670453. Location: On the outskirts of Douglas.

Travel by train

Travel by train

Rail Douglas - Travel by train - IOM Steam Railway, Transport Headquarters, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PT. Tel (01624) 663366. Only one line of a once vast Steam Railway system remains on the Isle of Man. Originally built in the late 1800's the lines covered about fifty miles. Now only the southern line which runs just over 15 miles from Douglas to Port Erin remains.

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roads

Roads Douglas - Travel by road - The Isle of Man is only 30 miles long and about 10 miles wide. Most of the roads radiate out from the main towns of Douglas, Ramsey. Castletown and Port Erin. There is very little dual carriageway. The A1 road connects east to west between Douglas and Peel.

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Air Air - Ronaldsway airport is located to the south of the island, between Ballasalla and Castletown. Ronaldsway Airport, Ballasalla, Isle of Man, IM9 2AS. Tel. +44 (0) 1624 821600. Links to Belfast City, Belfast International, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Guernsey, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London City, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton.

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Travel by Car

Car Hire Douglas - Car Hire - There are a number of companies which provide online car hire services for the Isle of Man.

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Ferries Douglas - Ferries - There are regular ferry services from Heysham, Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast. The Sea Port is located at the end of Douglas Promenade.

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Sport

Sport Douglas - Sport - Noble's Park provides many sporting activities and leads to the fine new Grandstand from which the world famous TT Motorcycle Races are controlled.

Douglas Golf Club, Pulrose Park, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 1AE. Tel: 01624 675952.

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Shopping

Stores Douglas - Shopping - Douglas has a beautiful sea front, and its shopping high street is filled with familiar names like Boots and Marks & Spencer, as well as many locally owned stores. Marks & Spencer, 7 Drumgold Street, Douglas, Isle of Man. Tel: 01624 621268.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Douglas - Entertainment and attractions - From spring to early autumn the Horse Drawn Trams run along the sea front. Onchan Pleasure park, Onchan near Douglas. Tel: +44 (0)1624 675564.

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Other information Douglas - Other information - Laxey Woollen Mills, Glen Road, Laxey, Isle of Man, British Isles, IM4 7AN. Tel: +44 (0) 1624 861395. Manx Electric Railway Society, PO Box 117, DOUGLAS, Isle of Man, IM99 1JS. Tel: 01624 663366.

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