Activities & what’s on

A true adventure playground and lots of events

Events such as famous T.T. Races & plenty of activities for outdoor lovers

With a wealth of things to see and do, and many places to visit, you’ll have great fun exploring the Isle of Man.

With a diverse culture and fascinating heritage, the Isle of Man’s unique charm will inspire any age.

The island may look small next to the world map, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised on how much there is to see and do. Everything is at your own pace, even in the height of summer the island never seems packed with holiday makers.

So come visit, find out all about our beautiful island, its history and very rich heritage.


Isle of Man Activities

The Isle of Man is a true adventure playground

With mountain trails, coastline, hill, short and circular walks, miles of beautiful scenery just waiting to be discovered. For those wanting two wheels, there is cycling, gentle, mountain, road and even Segway. Bicycles can be hired in Peel and we’ve space to store in our enclosed courtyard. Fancy a bit of fun with water, we’ve diving, sea kayaking, coasteering, fishing trips and scene boat tours. Fancy a round of golf, take a pick from our 9 golf courses.
The Island’s vibrant green landscape is an idyllic adventure playground for people of all fitness levels. There really is something to suit everyone.

T.T & motorsports

An undisputed world-class destination for motorsport

Yes we’re very famous for the Tourist Trophy (TT), Classic TT & Manx Grand Prix motorcycle racing, this just covers four of the year. The rest of the year we have many motorsport events. Hill climbing, classic cars, drag racing, trail bikes. Local, British and Irish rallying is held here over 160 stage miles. Vintage, modern, fast and slow, it’s all packed in over the year.

Festivals & shows

From food and drink to sport, music and theatre – everything is celebrated in a unique and special way in the Isle of Man!

The island has a packed calendar of festivals and shows over the year. Beer & Cider festival, agricultural shows, music, film & literature festivals. Plus darts and bowling events bring competitors from all over the world. Events are held all around the island indoor and outdoor.


Find out about the Isle of Man’s traditional & unusual events. Ever fancied racing tin baths?

With plenty of unique events that make up the Isle of Man’s distinctive culture, you won’t be short of things to do whilst discovering the Island.
Some may call some of the Isle of Man’s traditional events unusual and they’d be right, that’s what makes us Manxfolk unique.

Yes we do hold the world tin bath championships, we do race Viking long boats and we do decorate turnips for Hop-tu-Naa! This is a long Celtic tradition which predates the British Tradition of Hop-tu-Naa.

In July the Yn Chruinnaght Celtic Festival takes place a celebration of Manx culture and our relationships between other Celtic countries. Plenty of dancing and singing to be done with many coming from overseas.


At Albany House all of our bedrooms have been furnished with attention to detail to ensure that your stay is enjoyable and relaxing. We like to hope that you have not just a good holiday with us but a great one.

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  • Mark & Linda
    Thank you for a special short stay. The MANX detail throughout your home is outstanding.
    Mark & Linda
    Colorado USA
  • William & Marybeth
    I can’t say enough about how pleased we’ve been with your outstanding service and your beautiful home. We would recommend you most highly and would love to return! Thank you.
    William & Marybeth
  • Rosi & Keith
    Service beyond the call of duty. It has been so wonderful wish we could stay the duration. We have been so spoilt. Thank you.
    Rosi & Keith
  • Geoff & Jan
    Nice room, lovely hosts and a very relaxing atmosphere, thank you for making our holiday so enjoyable.
    Geoff & Jan
  • Mrs Teare
    My only grumble is that I have to go home I have been so spoilt here!
    Mrs Teare
  • Tkantor & Ellie
    Thanks Nikki for going the extra mile and finding us a place to eat, your hospitality knows no bounds.
    Tkantor & Ellie
    Co. Armagh
  • Phil & Toby
    Excellent room, super breakfast, helpful staff, won’t be long till we return.
    Phil & Toby
  • Phil & Eileen
    Best B&B we have ever stayed in! Thank you for looking after us so well and being so friendly and thoughtful.
    Phil & Eileen
  • Bill
    “Best compliment is I will be back” – recently booked for MGP 2009
    Rhode Island, USA
  • Sue & Jeff
    Excellent B&B. Great Breakfast, thanks for a great stay. Bath (BRILL!) Thank you xx
    Sue & Jeff
  • Sylvia & Bill
    Thank you for looking after us and supplying local knowledge when needed, we had a lovely (hectic) holiday xx
    Sylvia & Bill
  • Quayles
    They have many books pertaining to the Isle that we were able to look at which were very helpful.
  • Susie Maddrell
    The preparation for our family anniversary celebration was superb, from Nikki's recommendations, to making reservations for dinner, to trying to locate family connections- they are an amazing team.
    Susie Maddrell
  • Brenda
    It had been 48 years since my friend and I had visited the Island and Nikki was so helpful in helping us find our original accommodation in Douglas all those years ago, she used Manx Nostalgia and was able to trace the Guest house we stayed at, that just made our return trip complete