Seasonal shifts in the Isle of Man bring new flavours, sights and sounds. And with autumn just around the corner, there is something exciting to look forward to. Filled with the crunch of leaves underfoot, crisp air, peaceful walks and open blue skies at both day and night; it is the best time to relax whilst you explore. See the colours ripen, from green to burnt orange, caramels and chestnut browns and get inspired when you visit the Isle of Man.

  • Ride the TT Mountain Course

The Isle of Man is well-known as the Road Racing Capital of the World and as such draws fans of the sport from all over the world. Follow in the tracks of motorsport heroes as you experience the thrill of a blast around the famous 37.75 mile TT course on a Trike Tour. Or if you’d prefer, there are alternative routes that will take you through places of historical interest and breath-taking scenery.

  • Be Enchanted on a Magical Glen Walk

Seek peace and tranquillity with a trip to one of the Isle of Man’s 18 national picturesque glens. A popular beauty spot, Summerhill Glen (also known as Fairy Glen) is filled with slow moving streams and a web of footpaths to explore the vast array of flora, fauna and miniature fairy doors! The glen also comes alight in the evening with magical illuminations, making for an enchanted and romantic stroll in the crisp autumn air.

  • Relax at a Romantic Retreat

Escape the daily grind and rewind at one of the Island's luxurious wellness spas. A world away from everyday, Brightlife Spa allows you to relax and enjoy a diverse array of workshops, suppers, indulgent spa treatments and unrivalled spa facilities in the North of the Island. Renowned for their beautiful harmonious environment with soothing views of the surrounding countryside, you will be able to fully relax in the comfort and tranquillity of nature. Or for something different why not try a Twilight Spa Night at The Kings Spa, including a complimentary Manx cheese platter and wine to enjoy with a loved one or friend.

  • Walk in Ancient Footprints

Take time to explore the Island’s history during your visit by journeying around some of the most important ancient monuments and castles on the Manx landscape. With a reputation of being one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe, Castle Rushen was once the home to the Kings and Lords of Mann, and holds many stories within its walls. Or let the legendary sea god Manannan guide you through the Island’s rich Celtic, Viking and maritime past at the House of Manannan.

  • Go on a Quadventure

Prepare to jump, soar and speed through mud in an exhilarating off-road quad bike tour through the depths of South Barrule Forest. A fantastic way to enjoy some freedom while exploring the stunning beauty of the Isle of Man on an unforgettable ride through the outdoors.

  • Step Aboard the Dining Car

Hop on board the Isle of Man Steam Railway’s beautifully restored Dining Car for a unique dining experience like no other! Pie and Mash, Tapas and Gin & Sin are just a few themed menus prepared by an on board chef using the finest locally sourced ingredients (where available) to create tempting seasonal menus for every palate.

  • Capture Stunning Sunsets

As the days grow shorter, sunsets illuminate the evening sky with the most spectacular hues of pinks, reds and oranges. Pay a visit to the aptly named “Sunset City” of Peel where you’ll be awarded stunning views as the sun sets behind the magnificent ruins of Peel Castle. Or get wrapped up and take a stroll along Port Erin bay as you watch the sun go down behind Bradda Head.

  • Go for an After-Dark Adventure

The Isle of Man has long been recognised as having dark night skies, a valued attribute of the rural character and tranquillity of the Island. With 26 amazing official Dark Sky Sites dotted around the Island, heading out stargazing is the perfect night time activity for couples and friends alike.

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  1. Sandy
    Never been but it’s certainly on my wish list. The Isle of Man sounds very enchanting and we’ll be visiting in the near future 🤞xx

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