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Isle of Man Walking Holidays

Located within easy reach of the British Isles, neatly positioned just 31 miles from England and 31 miles from Ireland, you’ll find the beautiful island paradise that is the Isle of Man. The jewel in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man offers an incredible landscape of narrow inland glens, a tapestry of moorland and rolling hills. Rich in history and steeped in legend it provides visitors with an extraordinary experience and is the first entire country in the world to be awarded UNESCO Biosphere status raising awareness of areas, projects and activities that help to make the Island unique. A proud achievement indeed!

The Isle of Man has some of the best walking routes in the UK - whether you wish to hike in our magnificent heather-clad uplands with their far reaching views or trek along our stunning coastline with its dramatic landscapes; it really is a walkers paradise for you to come and discover with us.

The biodiversity of the island is abundant with geology, wildlife, flowers, and birdlife all waiting to be discovered in landscapes that take your breath away. Mountainous moorland upland habitats brimming with life and contrasting colours, a dramatic coastline that’s been created over millions of years in perfect contrast to the lush rolling green pastures, not forgetting our magical and mystical national glens...there's so much to see.

The Isle of Man is far away enough to give you that relaxed holiday feeling but close enough to give you the reassurance that you’re never too far from home. And with a temperate climate all year round – what are you waiting for? To cap it all, a true Manx welcome awaits you…proof that the best things really do come in small packages!.

Walk Highlights

  1. The famous’ stunning section of the Raad Ny Foillan around the Southern tip of the Island.
  2. The Central Highlands Northern ridge for spectacular panoramic views of the North of the Island and beyond
  3. Around Langness, an area of special scientific interest and home to some amazing bird and marine wildlife.
  4. Travel on the island’s heritage Victorian transport.
  5. Visit historic Peel and Castletown including the new internment museum at Knockaloe. 
  6. A spectacular route where you will see the Island from 4 summits in one day.


Activity Level – All walks are moderate and have been created to give you maximum satisfaction for your walking experience. Routes contain varying landscapes with a variety of paths and slopes the occasional challenging incline, plis stiles, kissing gates, steps, and possibly an uneven path every now and then. All the routes on this fabulous holiday are suitable for keen walkers and anyone who is active.

A detailed itinerary of what to expect each day is included in the packages, our team of experts are ready to answer any questions call us on 01624 664460 or drop an email to

Day 1

Arrive and transfer to your centrally located accommodation in the Island’s capital Douglas. There will be a group meeting in the evening to meet your leader and discuss the weeks walking programme and preparations for the following days route.

Day 2

Day 2 – After breakfast transfer from your Douglas base to take the steam train south. A pleasant ride of about 30 mins will bring us to Ballasalla from where on foot we will follow the coast. 

Approximate Length:      8.5 miles / 13.6 km

Overall height gain:         100 ft / 31 m

Day 3

Taking the Manx Electric Railway for the 25 minute trip to Laxey.  Swiftly transfer to the Snaefell Mountain Railway for the spectacular ride up to the highest point on the Island, where, on a clear day you will see the ‘ 7 Kingdoms’. 

Approximate length:      8 miles / 12.8 km

Overall height gain:         860 ft / 262 m

Day 4

Transfer to Port St Mary for the start of one of the best coastal footpath stretches anywhere in the UK, featured on numerous television and radio programmes and in newspaper and magazine articles. 

Approximate Length:      9 miles / 14.5 km

Overall height gain:         1100 ft / 335 m

Day 5

Rest Day - Explore the Island at your leisure with the use of the Go Explore Card

Day 6

Transfer west to the historic fishing town of Peel with its stunning 11th century Viking Castle. After a walk around the outskirts of the castle to spot seals, puffins and possibly a basking shark, head off to explore the dramatic west coast. 

Approximate length:      11.8 miles / 19 km

Overall height gain:         1950 ft / 594 m

Day 7

Transfer to the centre of the Island and commence a walk following the Island Millennium Way.  The beautiful Manx uplands of the Central Highlands offer views galore in all directions. 

Approximate length:      11 miles / 17.7 km

Overall height gain:         2050 ft / 624 m

Day 8

Travel Home

Package Contents

Isle of Man Walking Holidays Include:

  • 7 Nights Centrally located Accommodation
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Sea Travel from Liverpool or Heysham port (Air packages available on request)
  • 5 Days Guided Walks - Local Guide
  • 1 Rest Day
  • 7 Day Go Explore Card for travel on the Island transport (buses, trains & trams)

IOM Events have put together a selection of fantastic fully guided group walking holiday packages, offering you a fabulous opportunity to explore the Isle of Man, using qualified and friendly walking guides, who know the very best tracks and trails the island has to offer. Here's your chance to, explore the island on foot with our programme of exciting and exhilarating day walks.

2024 Tour Dates

Package Prices

Accommodation Nights Price
28 March - 04 April 7 Sole Occupancy - £725 pp Book Now
28 March - 04 April 7 Double / Twin - £550 pp Book Now
27 April - 04 May 7 Single SeaView - £725 pp Book Now
27 April - 04 May 7 Twin - £620 pp Book Now
09 - 16 May 7 Twin - £620 pp Book Now
09 - 16 May 7 Single - £725 pp Book Now
24 June - 01 July 7 Double / Twin - £620 pp Book Now
24 June - 01 July 7 Single SeaView - £725 pp Book Now
13 - 20 July 7 Double / Twin - £585 pp Book Now
13 - 20 July 7 Sole Occupancy - £725 pp Book Now
10 - 17 August 7 Double / Twin - £585 pp Book Now
10 - 17 August 7 Sole Occupancy - £725 pp Book Now