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Isle of Man (Half Board)

Isle of Man (Half Board)

8 day break to the Isle of Man, staying at the Empress Hotel, Douglas + overnight hotels

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This is an 8 day break to the Isle of Man,

staying at  Preston Leyland Hotel BW Signature Collection, Lancashire (overnight out and back)

                    Empress Hotel, Douglas, Isle of Man (5 nights)


Overlooking Douglas Bay on the Isle of Man, the Empress Hotel is situated in both a prime and convenient position in Douglas, Capital of the Isle of Man. It boasts a piano bar, a health club, and a large conservatory that features panoramic sea views.


Included in your holiday price:


  • En-suite room

  • Breakfast & 3 course evening meals

  • Executive coach travel throughout

  • Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry crossings

  • Journey on the Manx Electric Railway to Laxey

  • Journey on Snaefell Mountain Railway

  • Train journey from Douglas to Port Erin with Isle of Man Transport

  • Entrance to Cregneash National Folk Museum

  • Entrance to the Isle of Man Motor Museum in Jurby

  • Free day to explore Douglas

  • Porterage (depends on Covid 19 restrictions at hotel at the time of travel)

  • Door to door transfer (within 10 miles of Hailsham)

    - a charge may apply if not within our free pick up area.

Day 1

We head North with comfort stops en-route and a suitabe lunch stop. Arriving at the Preston Leyland Hotel for our overnight stay.


Day 2

Enjoy the morning in Morecambe.

We then cross the Irish Sea from Heysham to Douglas by Isle of Man Steam Packet, arriving at the Empress Hotel, Douglas early evening.


Day 3

We have the morning at leisure We make our way to Ramsey Station to board the Manx Electric Railway to Laxey.. Once at there we join the Snaefell Mountain Railway which will take us to the Summit and return us to Laxey where we meet our coach.


Day 4

This morning we make our way to Douglas Railway Station where we travel to Port Erin with Isle of Man Transport. Enjoy some free time in Port Erin.

We then depart and visit Cregneash National Folk Museum. Settled on an upland plateau overlooking the Calf of Man, Cregneash village was one of the last strongholds of the Manx language and customs which characterised the crofting way of life. Step inside the Manx cottages to see how crofters lived through stories, skills and craft demonstrations.


Day 5

We make our way to Jurby to visit the Isle of Man Motor Museum, explore the amazing stories behind a collection of over 400 unique exhibits from around the world, including classic cars & motor vehicles and rarely seen private motorcycles.


Day 6

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore Douglas


Day 7

After breakfast we say a fond farewell to the Empress Hotel, making our return crossing by Isle of Man Steam Packet. Arriving at the Preston Leyland Hotel late afternoon/early evening, for our overnight stay.


Day 8

We continue our journey home after breakfast at the Hotel. Stopping for a comfort & lunch stop, we arrive back in East Sussex late afternoon/early evening.


FB=Full Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal

Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland, Lancashire

Room Amenities

  • Flatscreen TV with Freeview

  • Hairdryer

  • Ironing & Ironing board

  • Tea / Coffee making facility


Hotel Amenities

  • Swimming pool

  • Sauna & steam room

  • Training room

  • NO Lift (hotel has many ground floor rooms)


Empress Hotel, Douglas, Isle of Man

Room Amenities

  • LCD Flatscreen TV

  • Tea / Coffee making facility

  • Hairdryer


Hotel Amenities

  • Sauna & Steam Room

  • Mini Gym

  • Lift (There are some small steps along the corridors)





Electric Scooters/Wheelchairs

L.J. Edwards can take a maximum of 2 electric scooters/wheelchairs per short break, these must be for clients with a Blue Badge and Public Liability Scooter Insurance (subject to hotel agreement). L.J. Edwards accept no liability for any accident, loss of damage to the guest or their mobility scooter on a Short Break, or when the scooter/wheelchair is stored in the coach luggage compartment. The individual is responsible for ensuring they are capable of safely operating their mobility scooter and for the security of their mobility scooter during their holiday.

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