What's on when it's wet in the Isle of Man?
Saturday, August 20, 2016
OK, so the inevitable has happened and the Isle of Man's stunning summer weather has proven to be a bit more... ahem... tepid than we'd like. Not to worry though, here on the 'rock' we're well used to damp days and there's loads of great things to do.
So here's a quick guide to how to keep dry and make the most of the Isle of Man's great visitor attractions. This is just a quick selection. for more ideas check out the Visit Isle of Man website for more
Visit Isle of Man Website
Manx National Heritage has a great collection of motorcycles and paraphernalia at the Museum in Douglas, a fascinating look at the viking and celtic history of the Island at the House of Mannanan in Peel and there's also the magnificent castle in Castletown. There's a special TT pin badge available for £10 which gives visitors unlimited access to all site for the next fortnight.
Manx National Heritage Website
The Isle of Man Motor Museum in Jurby has a massive collection of classic American and British cars and bikes with some fascinating histories and unusual provenances - PLUS there's a great cafe too!
Isle of Man Motor Museum Website
The A.R.E. Motorcycle Museum in Kirk Michael hosts a fantastic selection of classic British bikes with a particular emphasis on Triumphs.
ARE Motorcycle Collection website
Isle of Man Transport: The Isle of Man has a wonderful Victorian transport network consisting of electric and horse-pulled trams and a steam-powered narrow gauge railway. There are often special event running across the network. See the Heritage Railways page on the government website for more details: