Best Places to Visit in Isle of Man

While the Isle of Man is not a large island (it is about 33 miles long and 12 miles wide), it offers visitors a variety of entertaining activities and unique areas of interest. The Isle of Man is located in the Irish Sea, halfway between England, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. It has a temperate temperature and more than 100 miles of gorgeous coastline, with broad sandy beaches and steep, craggy cliffs.

The island's terrain is mostly undulating and mountainous, with a lovely combination of moorland and heath, gentle uplands, small glens with waterfalls, and wooded sections. A tour to the island's capital, Douglas, is a must-do while you're here, as it has many of the island's major attractions.

Although the Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom, it is a crown dependency with its own parliament, the Court of Tynwald. The Court is the world's oldest parliament, with the Queen as the island's Sovereign and Lord Proprietor (represented by a Lieutenant Governor).

The island is easily accessible by ferry from Liverpool, and is noted for its legendary TT (Tourist Trophy) motorcycle event. Manx Air, the island's own airline, flies to and from most of England's, Scotland's, and Ireland's major airports.

With this list of the top attractions on the Isle of Man, you can find the best places to visit.