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Five things to do away from the racing

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15 April 2019

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5 ways to explore the Isle of Man this TT

Are you looking for some ideas of things to do while the racing isn’t on? Don’t worry, we can provide you with some inspiration to get your juices flowing.


The Isle of Man is a playground for any outdoors enthusiast offering everything from rock pooling  through to hiking and coasteering, once you get started we know you won’t want to stop.


We have put together a list of our top five things to do outside to get you started but this list is not exhaustive so please get in touch with us if you are looking for an activity which isn’t mentioned and we will point you in the right direction.




The Isle of Man literally offers something for everyone with activities ranging from high wire courses through to gauge walking and coasteering catering for all abilities. The Venture Centre located in Maughold in the north of the Island is ideally placed and hosts a number of activities both on site and within close proximity which is great if you want to make a day off it! With individual, half and full day sessions available you can book as many or few sessions as you want during both practice and race weeks.


Mountain Biking


Test your skills off road on some of the Island’s mountain bike trails dotted across many of the forests on the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man is a mecca for mountain biking and with any forests and trails interlinking you can literally explore for miles with something to suit all abilities. If you want a helping hand Pedal to Progression offer guided mountain bike sessions meaning you can leave all of the route planning and hard work up to them, all you need to decide is when you want to go out.




Segway Isle of Man is the only official licenced Segway operator on the Island allowing you to explore on two wheels in a fun way. Segway tours are available as a promenade tour, beach safari or an off road adventure and are available daily during the summer months. Tours last anything from 30 mins through to an hour with prices starting from £25 upwards, contact us today to make your booking. The perfect way to explore the Island from a different perspective.




The Isle of Man is an extremely popular walking holiday destination and you will soon see why! With everything from gentle strolls through one of the Island’s 18 glens to tackling some of the Raad ny Foillan the Isle of Man’s very own coastal footpath you will be surprised how much ground you can cover in one day.


If you are unsure where to start why not hire a walking guide who will not only plan out a route based on your interests but will also keep you entertained with interesting facts and local knowledge on your way round. Andrew Foxon from Go Mann Adventures offers half day and full day tours taking you to places you could only ever off imagined catering for all interests and abilities.




The Isle of Man has 8 stunning golf courses to choose from with each offering golf club equipment for hire saving you the hassle of bringing your own. If you want to play at a number of golf courses and don’t have any transport Isle of Man Golf Holidays are on hand to assist. The team headed up by Ged Power will put together your own bespoke itinerary, arrange tee times and golf equipment and will get you around the Island to where you need to go.

We can organise all of your activities for you, just let us know what you want to do and we will do the rest.

If you fancy something different which you don’t see on our list, don’t despair let us know and we will sort it out for you.


If you need more information, please contact Duke Travel by calling +44 (0) 1624 640 044 or email [email protected]

If you would like more information on any of the above or wish to book contact us via email or telephone


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