Full Day tour Laxey and Northern plains with qualified Isle of Man Tour Guide

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Full Day tour Laxey and Northern plains with qualified Isle of Man Tour Guide

From Victorian Douglas we will head north along the coast road, stopping at Laxey an old mining town that is home to one of the most spectacular water wheels in the world.

A visit to Laxey Woolen Mills where the weaver makes Manx Tartan and other tweeds on looms that are powered by man, before heading for King Orry’s Grave, a neolithic burial site

A visit to the site of the first monastery at Maughold on the island founded in 550 and the site of many of our ancient crosses that were carved by Celts and Vikings.

A short visit through the town of Ramsey takes us north to the Point of Ayre and the flat glacial plains of the island taking in the small churches and villages along the way.

After a lunch break a q burst of adrenaline, following the famous TT course to
Peel, with its castle, cathedral, marina and old fishing cottages is a delightful place to stop before heading for St Johns and Tynwald Hill: a four-tiered hill which is of the Island’s most distinctive landmarks.

* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Peel, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




From Victorian Douglas we will head north along the coast road, stopping at Laxey an old mining town that is home to one of the most spectacular water wheels in the world.

A visit to Laxey Woolen Mills where the weaver makes Manx Tartan and other tweeds on looms that are powered by man, before heading for King Orry’s Grave, a neolithic burial site

A visit to the site of the first monastery at Maughold on the island founded in 550 and the site of many of our ancient crosses that were carved by Celts and Vikings.

A short visit through the town of Ramsey takes us north to the Point of Ayre and the flat glacial plains of the island taking in the small churches and villages along the way.

After a lunch break a q burst of adrenaline, following the famous TT course to
Peel, with its castle, cathedral, marina and old fishing cottages is a delightful place to stop before heading for St Johns and Tynwald Hill: a four-tiered hill which is of the Island’s most distinctive landmarks.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Great Laxey Wheel, Mines Road, Laxey IM4 7NL

The Great Laxey Wheel, the largest working waterwheel in the world

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maughold Village Church, Maughold

Visit the site of an ancient monastery with its ancient Keill site and stories in the stones

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ramsey Beach, Mooragh Promenade, Ramsey, Isle of Man IM8 3PT, Isle of Man

Travel through Ramsey and see a town from a bygone era

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Point of Ayre Lighthouse, Bride IM7 4AQ

See the flat plains of the Island with the iconic Point of Ayre Lighthouse one of the Stevenson lighthouses of a bygone era.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Peel Castle, Peel

Peel and its castle are one of the most scenic places on the island, known as the sunset city in the west

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St Johns, St Johns, Isle of Man

St Johns where the tiered hill called Tynwald hill is the place where we hold the opening ceremony of the closing of parliament for the summer on 5th July

Duration: 20 minutes