We've rounded up 101 things to do on the Isle of Man to make sure you make the most of your visit! 

1. Explore the Raad ny Foillan coastal path

Raad ny Foillan

The Raad ny Foillan is the Isle of Man's premier long-distance footpath. At almost 160 km in length, it provides the opportunity to walk around a complete country. Explore some of the best coastal walking in the British Isles on cliff footpaths, quiet sandy beaches, wooded glens and farmland.

2. Join in Tynwald Day celebrations 

Tynwald Hill, located in St Johns, plays host to an open air meeting of the Island’s parliament, Tynwald, once a year. It is believed that the open air ceremony, which takes place on July 5th, was established by Norse Viking settlers over a thousand years ago with the hill thought to have been built in the 13th century, making it the oldest continuous parliament in the world. Celebrations are held at Tynwald Hill each year. 

3. Experience Manx folklore come to life at the Fynoderee Distillery Tour

Step behind the scenes for an engaging tour and tasting at The Fynoderee Distillery, home of delicious Manx gin, rum, vodka, and soon to be whiskey. Fynoderee's branding is inspired by the tale of the Fynoderee, a Manx folk story set in Glen Auldyn, not far from the distillery's location in Ramsey.

4. Watch adorable seal pups play 

Seal Spotting in the Isle of Man

95% of grey seals in Europe are in the British Isles, mostly in the North West on rugged coastline. The pupping season is between late August and January and male babies can grow to be as heavy as 300kg. The best places to see seals on the Isle of Man are; The Sound, Langness, and the Point of Ayre.

5. Hop aboard a traditional Manx steam train 

The Isle of Man Steam Railway is the longest narrow gauge steam line in Britain that still uses its original locomotives and carriages. Its stunning Douglas to Port Erin route carves through beautiful countryside, providing the journey with incredible views.

6. Savour Noa's handcrafted breads 

Noa creates delicious breads using ancient techniques and local products which can be enjoyed at their two cafes in Douglas, as well as at their summer pop-up in Port Erin. Their rustic, artisinal vibe makes for a relaxed atmosphere and top-quality products.  

7. Go Twilight Glo Paddle Boarding 

Port Erin Paddleboards are the only provider of Twilight Glo paddleboarding in Britain. The high-powered LED SUP lights attach underneath the board and project down into the magical waters. 

8. Uncover the beauty of Manx glens

There are 18 mountain and coastal National Glens across the Island which have been preserved and maintained. They’re all open to the public throughout the year and can be accessed by car with several situated near the Manx Electric Railway and Steam Railway stations. If you’re feeling energetic, Dhoon Glen is provides a picturesque hike featuring 190 steps and the Island's highest waterfall. 

9. Have a laugh at the World Tin Bath Championships

World Tin Baths Championships

This wonderful, unique sporting event features a 400m race around Castletown Harbour in tin baths, competing to be crowned the World Tin Bath Champion. 

10. Indulge in locally sourced seafood 

The Island's incredible seafood offering is displayed at seafood restaurants such as Little Fish Café on North Quay in Douglas, The Boatyard beside Peel's harbour, and The Boathouse located in the quaint fishing town of Port St Mary.

11. See the Seven Kingdoms from Snaefell summit 

Snaefell Mountain

From the summit of Snaefell, 2,036 feet above sea level, you can see the Seven Kingdoms: England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of Man, and the kingdoms of heaven and the sea. Choose between walking up the mountain or boarding the Snaefell Mountain Railway to reach the summit where breathtaking views await.

12. Rev up for the TT Races 

There is nothing on Earth quite like the Isle of Man TT Races. No other motorcycle race is held on such a challenging track as the 37-mile+ Mountain Course with its seemingly never-ending series of twists and turns. Boasting more than 100 years of illustrious history, the TT is rich in tradition and legends. The Island's signature event is not to be missed.

13. Have the perfect beach day

The Isle of Man’s shores are home to many fantastic beaches. From sandy stretches, such as Port Erin Beach where you can hire a beach hut, to pebbly coves, like Garwick Beach,  you’ll find the perfect spot for a picnic, walk or swim.

14. Uncover hidden history at Knockaloe Visitor Centre

Knockaloe Visitor Centre

On 17 November 1914 over 23,000 internees, such as Josef Pilates, were moved into Knockaloe Farm in the tiny village of Patrick, which became the world's largest WW1 Internment Camp. The Knockaloe Visitor Centre tells the story of the camp; the lives of the internees, guards and villagers.

15. Devour a delicious afternoon tea at The Abbey Restaurant 

The Abbey Restaurant in Ballasalla is renowned for its delicious afternoon teas featuring fresh homemade sandwiches, cakes and scones that are made with the finest locally sourced ingredients. 

16. Stargaze at Official Dark Sky Sites 

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, stargazing options are endless. At certain times the Northern Lights can even be spotted from the North Eastern side of the Isle of Man. 

17. Visit The Great Laxey Wheel 

Laxey Wheel

The Great Laxey Wheel is the Isle of Man's most iconic landmark and is the largest working water wheel in the world. At 72 feet 6 inches in diameter, this extraordinary feat of Victorian engineering has brought tourists flocking to the picturesque village of Laxey for almost 170 years.

18. Take part in Gran Fondo Isle of Man 

Gran Fondo Isle of Man is the only true competitive Gran Fondo event staged in the British Isles, held on a mostly closed road 137 km parcours. This year’s Gran Fondo is a qualification round for the prestigious  UCI Gran Fondo World Series. The weekend also consists of a Gran Fondo, UCI Individual Time Trial, Medio Fondo, Piccolo Fondo and Minisculo Fondo. There is truly something for cyclists of all abilities.

19. Discover an array of animals at Curragh's Wildlife Park 

Curraghs Wildlife Park is a beautiful, well-maintained wildlife park in the North of the Isle of Man. You can expect to see large cats, birds of prey, primates and family favourites such as Meerkats, Penguins and Red Pandas. Visitors can also book 'Animal Experiences' which allows exclusive, behind the scenes access to the animals at the park.

20. Submerge yourself in a sea of bluebells 

Ballaglass Glen Bluebells

Ballaglass Glen, located north of Laxey, is a pristine glen that proves to be a favourite with both artists and photographers. Each spring it is carpeted in a sea of vibrant bluebells, a must see for any nature lover.

21. Take part in the iconic Parish Walk 

This annual event sees participants attempt to walk all, or part of, a scenic 85 mile circuit that meanders through each of the Isle of Man's 17 parishes,  touching each Parish church gate in a set order as they pass.

22. Snap a selfie with the Bee Gees

Take a selfie in front of the Bee Gees' statue which is situated on Loch Promenade in Douglas. The artwork was installed to celebrate the lifetime achievements of the Manx born brothers. 

23. Embrace your inner farmer at The Southern District Agricultural Show 

The Southern District Agricultural Show is a fantastic two day event for all the family. Farmers showcase the very best of the Island's agriculture and compete to win the Deemster Johnson Supreme Championship Award, the ultimate prize for exhibitors, awarded to the best animal in the Show. The event is full of entertainment which includes multiple exhibitions, animal tents, food and drink outlets and a range of craft exhibitors.

24. Explore the Island on an exhilarating trike tour 

Trike Tour

Isle of Man Trike Tours offers a unique way to enjoy the Island's roads, after all the Isle of Man is known as the Road Racing Capital of the World. 
The Island has hundreds of miles of roads that will take you through places of historical interest and breathtaking scenery. What's more, tours can be tailored to your specific interests and enthusiasms.

25. Journey to the ultimate private island wildlife paradise: Calf of Man 

Located amidst spectacular scenery half a mile off the southern tip of the Isle of Man, the Calf of Man is a small island extending to approximately 600 acres. Now in the care of Manx National Heritage, the Calf provides the ideal destination for birdwatchers to visit, with it being home to a number of species of birds, including seabird colonies and thousands of migrating birds on route. Around 33 species of seabirds breed on the islet annualy, including; Manx Shearwater, Kittiwake, Razorbill and Shag. Other species normally observed on the Island include Peregrine, Hen Harrier and Chough. The Calf of Man Island is accessed by small boat operators running return trips from Port St Mary and Port Erin. 

26. Taste Foraging Vintners' exquisite non-grape variety sparkling wines 

Foraging Vintners

Foraging Vintners uses home-grown produce and eco-friendly methods to make their own non-grape-based variations of sparkling wines, cider, ginger beer and more. Their base at The Breakwater in the seaside town of Port Erin is the perfect spot to sit on the outdoor decking and enjoy views of Port Erin Bay and Bradda Head. What's more, you can enjoy delicious food from Smoky Sam's BBQ alongside your drinks. 

27. Take on the 5 Peaks Challenge

A stunning walk which starts on the coast in Ramsey, taking in five summits over 1,000 feet, including two of the Island’s highest summits. Summits on this route include North Barrule 1,854ft (565m) - Park Lewellyn 1,794ft (547m) - Beinn Rein 1,804ft (550m) – Claugh Ouyr 1,808ft (551m) – Snaefell (Marilyn) 2,036 (621m).

28. Wander through beautiful forests and plantations 

Ballaugh Plantation

Manx forests and plantations are traditionally popular with walkers and dog owners but are being developed to suit other recreational activities such as horse riding and mountain biking. For a multitude of activities such as Ape Mann, quad biking and Laser Mayhem visit South Barrule Forest or Archallagan Forest

29. Delve into your ancestral roots

Nestled between Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales lays a legendary Island packed full of history, folklore and potential links to your family tree. Manx National Heritage is the Island’s statutory heritage agency and offers the ability to search online for a number of records. iMuseum gives you free and growing online access to parts of the Manx National Heritage Museum Collections, Manx National Heritage Library & Archives and the Isle of Man Sites & Monuments Record.

30. Tour the Isle of Man Motor Museum

Isle of Man Motor Museum

"The best motor museum you have probably never heard of" according to Practical Classics. Explore the amazing stories behind an extraordinary collection of over 500 unique exhibits from around the world, including classic cars and motor vehicles, as well as rarely seen private motorcycles.

31. Gather your troops to Race the Sun 

Race the Sun is a relay race event like no other. The task is simple: starting in Peel, at sunrise (05:05), your team must complete a lap of the dramatic 100-mile island coastal footpath before the sun sets (21:25). The event is open to teams of up to 10 people (teams can consist of any number of runners up to maximum of 10), who each run one of the 10 sections, which vary in length, landscape and difficulty; ranging from 10.5km (6.5m) to 18.2km (12m) in distance.

32. Carve a turnip for Hop Tu Naa

Hop Tu Naa

As the rest of the British Isles prepares to celebrate Halloween on the 31st October, the Isle of Man celebrates Hop Tu Naa. Hop Tu Naa is the oldest continuous Manx tradition where people would celebrate the safe gathering of the harvest and the preparations that had been made for the long winter ahead. What's more, turnips are carved, rather than pumpkins!

33. Discover the historic Peel Castle 

Peel Castle

St. Patrick’s Isle was once home to Christian missionaries, Viking warriors and kings. The impressive fortress dominating the Isle was a royal residence, centre of government and military stronghold. Wander the extensive grounds, enjoy panoramic views and let the informative audio guide help you unlock the stories of the castle.

34. Sample authentic Japanese cuisine at Kizuna

Kizuna serves authentic Japanese cuisine, with Chef Lin raised in Japan and trained in Tokyo. When seated at the counter, you can experience a fully immersive dining experience and watch your food being prepared. 

35. Enjoy peaceful moments at stunning reservoirs

Isle of Man Reservoirs

Each reservoir offers a charming contrast of scenery and landscape for visitors and residents to explore. Ideal for walking, fishing and other recreational activities, the majority of the reservoirs on the Isle of Man have ample parking and are regularly stocked with fish. Bring your loved ones, pack a picnic and you’ll be in for a delightful day. We recommend Injebreck Reservoir for stunning views.

36. Cosy up by the fire at The Coffee Cottage 

Coffee Cottage

The Coffee Cottage is a cosy coffee house nestled in the heart of the South Barrule Forest, one of the Island's most popular woodlands for outdoor adventure and leisure activities. The Coffee Cottage is the perfect place to warm up with a specialty hot chocolate and some warming food.

37. Relax at Brightlife 

The Isle of Man is a leading destination for wellness and self-care. Brightlife Spa is a world away from everyday that 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.

38. Experience the thrills of the Manx Grand Prix 

Motorsport is engrained in the Island's DNA. Manx Grand Prix is often referred to as the feeder event for the TT but also attracts tourists from across the world with an interest in classic bikes. It includes five days of qualifying ahead of a six-race schedule spread across an action-packed Summer Bank Holiday weekend.

39. Enjoy panoramic views at The Cafe at The Sound 

The Sound Cafe

Go for the coffee, stay for the seals! The Sound, at the very southern tip of the Isle of Man, is a beautiful place to appreciate the Island’s coastal beauty, whether it is on a sunny summer afternoon or a dramatic winter morning. 

40. Take a tour of Tynwald 

The Isle of Man's parliament, Tynwald, is the oldest continuous parliament in the world and continues to debate and pass the Island's laws today. The branches sit weekly and Tynwald sits once a month. Visitors can book onto tours where they will be guided around the Chamabers and House of Keys. 

41. Wander around Milntown Estate and Gardens 

Milntown Estate

Milntown is the Island's only Historic Estate, with 15 acres of gardens and woodland surrounding a beautiful mansion and cafe

42. Feel enchanted at Rushen Abbey

Almost 900 years ago, King Olaf I gave land for an Abbey and so became the wonder that is Rushen Abbey in Ballasalla. The ruins are enchanting and are set amongst beautiful gardens filled with flowers and blossom trees.

43. Trundle along on the Manx Electric Railway 

Manx Electric Railway

The Manx Electric Railway was built between 1893 and 1899 and connects the Island’s capital, Douglas, with Laxey and Ramsey. It’s acknowledged as the longest narrow gauge vintage electric railway system in the British Isles. In fact, two of the Victorian trams in use are the oldest regularly operated tram cars in the world!

44. Grab a pie at Victory Cafe 

Victory Cafe is based in a crazy ex Cold War Rotor Radar Station overlooking the 31st Milestone of the TT Racecourse. Its homemade British canteen style food is delicious, particularly the pies! The café is elevated by its unique setting, a must visit for any motorsport enthusiast. 

45. Go sunflower picking at Bigfoot Sunflowers & Pumpkins

Cheer up your day with a trip to this sunflower field in Ballabeg. Enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the field and come away with a gorgeous bunch of fresh sunflowers. 

46. Attend the World Championship Viking Longboat Races 

For a unique day out take part in or watch the World Championship Viking Long Boat Races. For 60 years, the event has seen teams (of varied ability) race against one another in large Viking-style boats in a challenge of strength and power. The striking Peel Castle provides a fitting backdrop to the tournament. 

47. Explore the Isle of Man's 10,000 year history at the Manx Museum

Manx Museum

The Manx Museum (Thie Tashtee Vannin) is bursting with artefacts and treasures unique to the Isle of Man. The Island’s 10,000 year history is presented through film, galleries and interactive displays. The perfect starting point on your journey of discovery around our Island and its Viking and Celtic past. The museum opened its TT Gallery in 2023, when the museum celebrated its 100th anniversary. It features the world famous TT trophies, motorcycles, sidecars, leathers, helmets and memorabilia sourced from around the world. 

48. Make your own candle or perfume at Soaral 

Experts will guide you through the process of creating your very own scented soy wax candle or bespoke perfume at Soaral in the south of the Isle of Man. 

49. Embrace sea swimming 

Home to over 24 beaches, the Isle of Man is ideally placed to enjoy the mental and physical health benefits of cold water swimming. 

50. Have fun at Mooragh Park

Mooragh Park

Mooragh Park boasts excellent leisure facilities for visitors of all ages, including a 12-acre boating lake which hosts a wide range of watersport activities throughout the year including; canoeing, pedalos, kayaking and sailing. You’ll also find tennis courts, a bowling green, a BMX track and a crazy golf course as well as a children’s playground and water play area.

51. Spot wild wallabies at Ballaugh Curraghs 

Follow the footpaths of Ballaugh Curraghs to immerse yourself in the habitat of the Island's wild wallabies. If you keep quiet and tread carefully you're sure to spot a few, there's estimated to be over 500!

52. Get a hole in one at one of the Island's golf courses

The Isle of Man may only be 32 miles long and 14 miles wide, but there are still plenty of open spaces for eight challenging but scenic golf courses to play. Castletown Golf Links is a classic course on a stunning peninsula. It features in the Rolex World rankings of top golf courses and completely justifies that accolade. Alternatively, the memorable Douglas Golf Course was designed by Dr Alexander MacKenzie, architect of Augusta National.

53. Unleash your inner mixologist at Kiki Lounge 

Kiki Lounge

Head to Kiki Lounge for an extra fancy cocktail masterclass designed for novices, a fun way to explore the art of cocktail making utilising local produce.

54. Get your trainers on for the Easter Festival of Running 

The Isle of Man Easter Festival of Running celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2024. It has become an annual ritual for multiple universities and UK clubs. The three races range from 5km to c18km and offer an opportunity to experience the Island's beauty in a unique way.

55. Go mountain biking 

With its varied terrain of forests, country lanes and challenging peaks, the Isle of Man is one of the best places in the British Isles for mountain biking. Ultimately, mountain biking in the Isle of Man can be as challenging or as relaxing as you want it to be, and whatever you decide, you’re guaranteed to have a fun and exhilarating experience.

56. Step back in time at Castle Rushen

Castletown (Balley Cashtal), is the ancient capital of the Isle of Man and home to Castle Rushen, one of the best preserved medieval castles in the world. Originally built for a Norse king and later besieged by Robert the Bruce, the castle has been a royal residence, a mint and a prison. Explore its rooms and furnished chambers, hear from the past inhabitants and discover who shaped its future. 

57. Feel dramatic at the Gaiety Theatre Tour 

Gaiety Theatre Tour

The guided tours of the Gaiety Theatre have developed over the years encompassing Manx social history, the history of the site of the Gaiety and how it has developed, the history of Manx entertainment over the last 120+ years and the actual survival and restoration of the Gaiety as we know it today. The Theatre is today considered one of Frank Matcham's finest surviving Theatres.

58. Have a blast clay pigeon shooting 

Country Pursuits offers a range of shooting experiences ideal for visitors and family fun. They offer clay pigeon shooting, laser clay pigeon shooting, and simulator experiences. 

59. Enjoy treats by the seaside at The Shed

The Shed Laxey

The Shed has become known as the ultimate seaside destination to keep you cosy, whatever the season. Sheltered beneath the picturesque cliffs at the far end of the beloved Laxey Bay, they serve locally sourced and freshly made comfort food and drink year round. Nab a hot water bottle along with your takeaway or ice cream and head to the beanbags on the beach. What's more, it's a perfect place to bring your pooch. 

60. Search for 6th to 12th Century Keeills

A Keeill is the Manx name for a celtic chapel, the remains of which can be found scattered around the Isle of Man. Some of our favourites are; Lag ny Keeilley by Eary Cushlin, Cabbal Pherick in Kirk Michael, and Keeill Woirrey in Maughold. 

61. Pet the animals at the Home of Rest for Old Horses

Home of Rest for Old Horses

The Home of Rest for Old Horses is a sanctuary for elderly horses, including retired trammers from the Douglas Horse Trams, as well as ponies and donkeys. The home was founded in 1950 and is volunteer-run and supported entirely by generous contributions. There are over 60 horses and donkeys who are very friendly and love to be fed and stroked. 

62. See World Champions at the Isle of Man Darts Festival

The four-day International Darts Festival kicks off in March and spectators are welcome to attend at the beautiful Villa Marina. You might even spot a World Champion or two!

63. Learn what life was like as a 19th Century crofter at Cregneash 


Cregneash is a living illustration of a farming and crofting community in the 19th and early 20th century. At this immersive museum you will see thatched rooves, traditional farming techniques, plough horses, Loghtan sheep, shorthorn cows and perhaps a Manx cat.

64. See coffee and cycling cultures collide at Cycle 360

Cycle 360 is a unique place where cycling, fitness and cafe culture all meet under one roof. Whether you’re a cyclist or not, all are welcome to drop in for mouth-watering food and drink and amazing coffee alongside sports playing on the television screen, or to browse the bikes, clothing and accessories in the shop. 

65. Discover unique vehicles at Jurby Transport Museum

The Jurby Transport Museum is housed in a former RAF Bellman Aircraft Hangar. It is home to a variety of old buses, restoration projects, vintage cars and archives of the old cable car network which was in Douglas. What’s more, the museum is run by enthusiastic volunteers who pride themselves in restoring and looking after this array of vehicles. 

66. Enjoy the lights at Summerhill Glen

Summerhill Glen is a popular beauty spot which is known by locals as the 'Fairy Glen', living up to its nickname with its miniature fairy doors dotted around the glen. If you go in the evening you can see a seasonal dramatic lighting display, lit up at various times according to daylight hours.

67. Ride on the Groudle Glen Railway

Groudle Glen Railway

The railway is a Isle of Man Registered Charity operated entirely by volunteers. It operates family-friendly events throughout the year such as Easter Bunny Trains, Hop Tu Naa Trains, Mince Pie Trains and Santa Trains. 

68. Nature bathe at The Ayres National Nature Reserve 

The Ayres National Nature Reserve and Area of Special Scientific Interest is an important stretch of low-lying sand dune coastline, great for walking and bird watching. The Discovery Centre sits within the sand dunes, an area which stretches 8 kilometres from Cronk-y-Bing to the Point of Ayre. Leading from the shingle beach, there are 3 marked trails that wind through the dunes and onto the expanse of heath with its extensive lichen flora. A wooden platform is available to enhance viewing along the coastline and out to sea. There are plenty of birds to watch including diving gannets, if you're lucky. You might even spot an occasional seal.

69. Get busy in the kitchen at The Cook Shack 

The Cook Shack

The Cook Shack is a bespoke Cookery school, nestled in a northern cottage garden with views to Scotland and Cumbria. Emphasis is on having a great time whilst working together to cook delicious dishes incorporating local ingredients, before consuming the treats you've concocted. 

70. Wander around Tynwald National Park and Arboretum 

Situated in more than 25 acres of picturesque greenery, Tynwald National Park and Arboretum is an idyllic place to wander amongst the blossom trees and feed the ducks in the pond.Within the park you’ll find a wide range of ornamental and native tree species as well as trees from the Island’s 17 Manx parishes as well as a specially constructed shelter and picnic area with fantastic views over St Johns, as well as a children's playground.

71. Discover the Island's Celtic past at Kirk Maughold Church and Cross House

Maughold Cross House

Kirk Maughold Church was founded in 447 A.D by the Celtic St Maughold who came to the Island in the 5th century and brought Christianity with him. The Church also contains a large number of historically important Celtic crosses from the early Christian period (6th-13th Century) and the ruins of three keills, suggesting that it was the site of an early Christian monastery and the main pre-Norse religious community on the Isle of Man. Nowadays, the crosshouse in the churchyard contains almost a third of all pre-Norse cross slabs found on the Island, including the Pillar Cross which is the only remaining parish cross on the island and depicts the oldest stone-carved example of the three legs of Mann symbol on the Island. 

72. Taste the Isle of Man's premium ice cream and gelato offering 

Isle of Man Ice Cream

The Isle of Man is home to multiple producers of delicious ice cream and gelato. Check out Davison's in Peel, Gelatory in Ramsey and Douglas, Isle of Gelato in Castletown and Douglas, The Gelato Shed in Laxey, and Manx Ices in Ballasalla. 

73. Soak in the views on the End2End Walk 

The popular End2End walking event is a 39.22 mile route which commences at the very northern part of the Island, the Point of Ayre. It follows the beautiful west coast before finishing at the Sound.

74. Watch Manx tartan being made at Laxey Woollen Mills 

Laxey Woollen Mills weaves woollen cloth five days a week on it's 20th Century pedal looms, stop by the Mills to purchase some woollen goodies and watch the master weaver at work. 

75. Attend the Isle of Man Festival of Motoring 

The Isle of Man Festival of Motoring welcomes a huge gathering of British Classic and Sports Cars to the Isle of Man. Motor enthusiasts from across the world transcend on the Island for this exciting festival.

76. Take a trip on Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

Horse Tram

Jump on the horse-drawn tramway at Derby Castle or the Villa Marina to enjoy a 1.5 mile journey with incredible views of Douglas Bay. The quaint trams pulled by the 'trammer' horses, who have an average working life of 15 years before retiring to the Home of Rest for Old Horses. The tramway is a testimony to Victorian engineering and endurance, having been in existence on the Isle of Man since 1876.

77. Revitalise your senses at Kishtey Çheh

Kishtey Çheh is a traditional wood fired sauna located on Port Erin beach, featuring views of one of the Island's most iconic landscapes. You can even pair your sauna experience with a dip in Port Erin Bay. 

78. Experience a unique museum visit at the House of Manannan 

A museum where the legendary sea god Manannan will guide you through the Island’s rich Celtic, Viking and maritime past from its origins as the centre of the Kingdom of Mann and the Isles, through to the busy fishing ports of the 19th Century and the beginnings of the Island's Steam Packet Company.

79. Get active and explore with the Venture Centre 

The Isle of Man boasts incredible cliffs, seas and glens destined to be explored. The Venture Centre offers adventure activities such as kayaking, sea kayaking, canoeing, sailing, abseiling, gorge walking, coasteering, archery, target shooting and the assault course.

80. Feel at one with nature at Saba's Glen Yurt Eco Campsite 

Located in the middle of a conservation area in Union Mills beside a babbling river, you will feel at one with nature at Saba's Glen Yurt Eco Campsite. The retreat features beautiful wooden yurt cabins, outdoor hot tubs, barbecues and camp fires. 

81. Test out your axe throwing skills

Mad Jack's Axe Throwing

Test out your axe-throwing skills at Mad Jack's Axe Throwing while enjoying a speciality cocktail from their bar!

82. Take part in Walk The Isle of Man Walking Festival 

If you enjoy walking, you’ll love Walk the Isle of Man! Whether you are a seasoned hiker who knows the Island well, or you are visiting for the first time to experience magnificent landscapes and spectacular coastlines, Walk the Isle of Man is a six day walking festival that is equally suited to individuals or groups. Routes include sections of the coastal Raad Ny Foillan, charming countryside footpaths, and stunning fells. 

83. Devour fish and chips with a seaside sunset

Sunny evenings on the Isle of Man mean one thing… Head to Peel, known locally as Sunset City, and grab a fresh fish and chips from one of the town's vendors. Sit on Peel Hill or the beach to make the most of the unbeliveable sunset as it cascades behind Peel Castle. 

84. Visit for the Isle of Man Sea Kayak Festival 

Isle of Man Sea Kayak Festival

Kayakers from around the world meet to experience the Isle of Man by Kayak at the Isle of Man Sea Kayak Festival! Based from Port Erin, there is access to numerous areas for spectacular paddling. 

85. Get speedy at Jurby Karting 

Jurby Karting is the Island's premier karting centre, located at Jurby Airfield in the north of the Island. The Manx National Kart Circuit is a full racing circuit with 1km of adrenaline-filled quick straights and hairpin bends. 

86. Visit Element Isle at Tynwald Mills Shopping Centre 

Element Isle is a small, independent jewellery business, designing and creating original contemporary jewellery in gold, silver, and other precious metals. Element Isle is one of only a handful to jewellery companies in the whole of the British Isles to deliver the entire jewellery creation process by an in-house team, from design, casting & finishing through to retail. All designs are inspired by the Isle of Man and its surroundings. The shop is located at Tynwald Mills, a stunning shopping centre in a tranquil countryside location, stocking sought-after brands and featuring two cafes. 

87. Learn everything to know about the Isle of Man with a Blue Badge Guide tour 

Blue Badge Tour Guides know all about the Isle of Man; history, geology, wildlife, archaeology, Manx Gaelic, folklore, landscape, transport, activities, events, food and drink, and more! All registered guides are step-on guides and are happy to join you in your own or hired car, minibus or coach, as well as offering walking tours of Manx towns, villages, coast, hills and glens.

88. Take part in the Manx Mountain Bike 2-Day Enduro

The Cycle 360 Manx MTB Enduro 2 Day Enduro consists of two 40km loops with 1,300m of climbing, spread across 10 unique stages, over two days. Not for the faint-hearted, this event is ideal for an experienced mountain biker looking for a challenge. The race is comprised of the best natural and manmade trails the Isle of Man has to offer. 

89. Take on IOM Quest 

IOM Quest is a team adventure that immerses you in the Island's history, heritage and natural beauty. You'll hike 15km as you take on the quest, discovering cryptic clues and hidden treasure to complete your mission. 

90. Try goat yoga 

Visit High Tilt Goat Farm in Kirk Michael to try your hand at goat yoga, an hour of gentle yoga in the company of tame goat kids who love to interact and play with participants, it's adorable!

91. Stomp around St Michael's Isle 

Also known as Fort Island, St Michael's Isle was the location of two great battles in times gone by and nowadays is home to the ruins of Derby Fort and St Michael's Chapel which was built on the site of a 12th Century keeill. 

92. Check out The Chasms

The Chasms

The Chasms are one of the Island's most dramatic geological sites, with huge cracks in the large sandstone cliff, just make sure to watch your step!

93. Indulge your senses at Manx Lavender's Farmer Experience Workshops

Between the months of June and August, Lavender Farmer Experience Workshops are held at Manx Lavender in the north of the Island. The workshops show how their essential oils are created and feature harvesting, hand-bundling, still loading and more. 

94. Grab a pint of Okell's beer

You can enjoy a pint of Okell's beer, defined by the purity laws that prohibit the use of anything other than natural ingredients of water, yeast, hops and malt, at one of the many pubs dotted around the Isle of Man. 

95. Find the quaint thatched cottages at Niarbyl 


Niarbyl is a quiet beauty spot on the west coast of the Island where you'll find quaint thatched fishing cottages beside a rocky beach, perfect for a peaceful wander.

96. Glide across the bay on an Aqua Bike 

Cycle on the sea in beautiful Port Erin Bay on Aquabike Isle of Man's easy to ride Chiliboats. The bicycles feature catamaran pontoons that float on the water so you can cycle on the sea. 

97. Catch a show at the Villa Marina or Gaiety Theatre 

These two stunning entertainment venues see a plethora of shows and events each year, from musicals and ballets to live music and comedians, there's something for everyone. 

98. Go tholtan hunting 


Tholtans are Manx building ruins, often in the most incredible scenic locations. It's a joy to come across these historic farmsteads and homes that are dotted all over the Island. Some of our favourites are; Craigmoar Farm in Tholt Y Will Plantation, Killabregga Farm in Sulby and The Purt in Glen Dhoo. 

99. Head underground on the Great Laxey Mine Railway

The railway operates each Saturday from Easter until the last weekend of September, with special events, such as the Hop Tu Naa Ghost Trains, held seasonally. The narrow gauge railway runs from the old mine entrance to the washing floors in Laxey. 

100. Ride the Victorian water-powered roundabout at Silverdale 

Silverdale Glen is a popular spot for families with it's boating lake, café, and playground featuring the impressive Victorian water-powered roundabout.

101. Discover a 10th Century Viking boat burial 


Visit Balladoole, the site of many historic finds including; a 10th Century Viking boat, Bronze Age burials, Iron Age earthworks and early Christian lintel graves. 

For even more things to do on the Isle of Man, you can explore the Visit Isle of Man website!