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Self Guided

Ensuring your unguided walking holiday stays on the right footing

As long-established, locally based specialists in the hospitality sector, we recognise that many people coming to the Isle of Man prefer to walk under their own steam, independent of any guides. Self-guided walking is extremely popular here.

Even so, many visitors still require assistance with their travel and accommodation. However long you would wish to set aside for your Isle of Man self-guided walking holiday, we specialise in arranging bespoke trips. Let us know your preference and budget and we’ll take care of the rest! 

  • Walk hundreds of miles across our wonderful Isle – there’s so much to see and explore.
  • From coastal paths, to glens, sweeping and undulating fells and a friendly welcome along the way, you really will be spoilt for choice – and a world away from all the stresses and strains of daily life
  • Unspoilt, steeped in history and tradition and affording some of the most spectacular countryside anywhere in the British Isles

Things to see

  • The world famous Laxey Water Wheel
  • Historic Peel Castle
  • Castle Rushen (a Manx National Heritage Site) – in Castletown, the ancient
  • The Sound and the Calf of Man – beautiful views
  • The panoramic views from the headland at Port Erin

An Island dotted with more than a 1000 years of Celtic history

It’s a walker’s paradise

Getting About

Travel about using the island’s excellent public transport – by bus or across the length and breadth of the Island via the steam or electric railway network (which even goes to the Island’s highest point, Snaefell)

A World Biosphere Region

Unique UNESCO recognition - The Isle of Man is the only entire country in the world that has received this prestigious accolade. 

Walk all year round

Thanks to its temperate climate (it doesn’t get too hot or too cold), the Isle of Man is a great place to walk at anytime of the year.

Getting to and from the Island

You can reach the Island by ferry (on the Steam Packet from Liverpool or Heysham) or by air. Daily flights to and from the Island from London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin.


The Isle of Man is a walking wonderland!

If you like being in nature and appreciate tranquil, scenic settings, we’d thoroughly recommend an Isle of Man self-guided walking holiday or short break.   

From Beaches to Mountain Tops

Depending on the length of your stay, you might want to attempt all or part of the The Raad ny Foillan – the 95 mile coastal footpath that circumvents the Island. Or how about hiking up Snaefell – at just over 2000 feet, the Island’s highest point and where, on a clear day, you can see the 7 Kingdom

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Our Personalised Service

 Isle of Man Events will ensure your self-guided walking holiday is truly memorable. The island has a great selection of hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and self catering accommodation.

You choose when you’d like to come – and we’ll take care of all the travel arrangements.  You may wish to avoid times when the Isle of Man TT is on (last week in May, first week in June as rule of thumb) as accommodation can be in short supply

Leave it to us to find you the most appropriate location to stay – tailored to your budget and specific requirements. 

  • We support solo walkers right through to large groups
  • We know the Island inside out!
  • Your one stop shop for travel and accommodation bookings – flights, ferries, on-Island places to stay
  • Assistance with local transport (bus, rail, or both)
  • Advice on the best walking routes 

For further information call Isle of Man Events on 01624 664460 or email Or visit us on Facebook