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Isle of Man – 9 Day Trip

Mount Murray Road, Santon, IM4 2HT

06 July 2022  -  15 July 2022

A 9 day trip to the beautiful Isle of Man, to include an overnight stay on the Wirral on the outward and return journeys. Register early so we can make appropriate plans.

At Comis Hotel & Golf Resort

Mount Murray Road, Santon, IM4 2HT

See notes below

Organised by: Barry & Jenny

Please register early to enable us to secure the additional accommodation

On Wednesday 6th July we will meet in the car park at The Hoggett, Hook and drive the scenic route kindly provided by Tim Roberts, to our overnight accommodation on the Wirral. We will stop for lunch at The Cotswold Food Store and Café. on the way up and Jemima's Kitchen on the homeward journey. 

The following morning we will catch the ferry from Liverpool to Douglas IOM

Book your Ferry
Go to www.steam-packet.com and select sailing time 11.15am from Liverpool to Douglas on Thursday 7th July. Return journey from Douglas to Liverpool at 15.00 on Thursday 14th July. Cost £290 return for car and two passengers.

Book your Accommodation on the Island
Accommodation will be in the 4-star Comis Hotel & Golf Resort (20 mins from ferry terminal).
 www.comishotelandgolfresort.com To book please Tel: 01624 661111, ask for group bookings and mention Windsor Forest TR. We have secured a price of £119 Per night for a double room including breakfast and use of the swimming pool and gym. You will be booking for 7 nights from Thursday 7th to Wednesday 13th July Inclusive. Full payment will be required 6 weeks prior to arrival to guarantee the booking.

Our ferry back to Liverpool on 14th July will dock at 17.45 and we will have another overnight stay in Chester  before driving home the following day.

Book your Overnight Accommodation on the mainland

OUTWARD JOURNEY

Overnight on 6th of July we will stay at Premier Inn, Greasby

Currently charging £57/73/86 depending on type of booking preference.

RETURN JOURNEY

Overnight on 14th July we will stay at Premier Inn, Chester, Central North

Currently charging £64/67/77 depending on type of booking preference. This hotel is approx. 50 minutes drive from the ferry terminal so we should arrive there around 18.45hrs. This will also cut down our drive the following day by almost hour

Some places to visit (again recommended by Tim) include:

Snaefell – Highest point on the Isle of Man. 2037ft with views across to Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England on a clear day. Mountain Railway or 30 min walk from the car park. Café at the peak.
Laxey Wheel – The largest working waterwheel in the world, built in 1854. Steam train 1.5 miles into mine (Saturday only).
Peel Castle – 11th Century fort of Magnus Barefoot, 11th century Viking King of Mann
Castle Rushen in Castletown (The ancient capital of the Isle of Man). Originally built for a Norse king in around 1200AD, Castle Rushen was developed by successive rulers until the 1600s. During its time it was used as a fortress, royal residence, a mint and even a prison.
Grove Conservatory in Ramsey – Tea Room with home baked cakes and scones.
Spooyt Vane Waterfall - (White spout) waterfall at the top of Glen Mooar. In the centre of the glen are the remains of ‘Cabbal Pherick’. An ancient and listed monument from the 8th – 10th century.
Cashtal yn Ard -meaning ‘Castle of the Height’ in Manx, is a well-preserved Neolithic chambered tomb built around 1800BC giving views across Ramsey and across the sea to the lake district.
Isle of Man Steam Railway - Dating back to 1874 the Steam Railway line, which runs 15 1/2 miles from Douglas to Port Erin, is arguably the oldest narrow gauge railway in continuous operation in the British Isles. The railway still uses the original locomotives and rolling stock. 

Look who's coming: Mik and Lynda, Barry & Jenny, Roger Hogarth

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