A stay in a welcoming bed and breakfast in Douglas will see you situated right in the centre of the capital of the Isle of Man, close to the ferry ports and both the start and finish points of the annual Isle of Man TT motorcycle race. Enjoy wonderful views over the bay and relaxing walks along the Promenade which stretches along nearly the entire beach front in the town. There are plenty of period B&Bs close to the seafront which are ideal for both couples and families with facilities typically including free Wi-Fi service, parking, a great choice of breakfast and some can also provide evening meals by arrangement. Families are welcome in most properties and some will accommodate pets by prior arrangement. A B&B in Douglas also offers easy to access to the southern part of the Isle of Man including the Island's airport near Castletown and the attractive smaller towns of Port Erin and Port St Mary. There are also direct road links over the western side of the Island including Peel with its historic cathedral and 14th Century castle.
A short drive north from Douglas brings you to the scenic Northern Coast and the pretty town of Ramsey which also offers plenty of B&B accommodation for your break. Enjoy exploring the second largest town on the Island which also has one of the biggest harbours. Along the way, you could also stop off at the attractive village of Laxey which is one of the access points for the Raad ny Foillan long distance coastal path and other attractions including the Laxey Wheel - the largest working waterwheel in the world. Both Ramsey and Laxey offer a range of family friendly B&Bs or choose an award winning country property ideal for a romantic break. Evening meals and packed lunches may be provided on request and most properties offer modern amenities including parking and Wi-Fi service. Ramsey is also ideal for a walkers being just one mile from the Millennium Way footpath and many B&Bs can offer advice on local walks, cycle rides and kayaking opportunities in the area.
The annual TT race takes place at the end of May each year across two weeks at the end of June with the 37 mile course taking in most of the Island. Popular places to stay for the race include Ramsey, Douglas, Onchan, Kirk Michael and St John's and we offer a range of B&Bs which would be suitable for your stay. Accommodation is booked up far in advance so if you have left it to the last minute, have a look on our website for late availability offers. Other motorcycling events are also held on the Island and include the August Manx Grand Prix event and accompanying Festival of Motorcyling which features a range of both vintage and modern day motorcycles. You can also check our website for B&Bs for the Isle of Man Rally in September, Manx National Rally in May or the Southern 100 road races in the summer.