5 Reasons to Glamp this TT

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04 April 2019

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Top five reasons to glamp at the Isle of Man TT

Isle of Man TT and glamping is every TT fan’s dream. Turn up and find the perfect glamping spot already picked out for you. With your tent already up, all you need to do is arrive, check in and let the team on site do everything else.


Glamping has become a firm fixture at the Isle of Man TT and has based the whole glamping experience on you the customer. Each location has something for everyone from being on the course or away from the hustle and bustle in the Manx countryside, some of the sites are for the sole use of the glamping guest, meaning exclusive facilities on site just for glamper.

So what is Isle of Man TT Glamping?


Glamping is housed in a sizeable 5-meter bell tent which can sleep up to 4 people, with each tent is equipped with real wooden beds with mattresses, duvets, pillows, carpeted floors and little extras such as tent lights.


It is more like a hotel style option with a reception area and someone on site to help out all of your needs.


There is no better way to sleep under the stars than glamping — a luxurious way of getting into the great outdoors while keeping the comforts of home.


Why don’t you really make your Isle of Man TT experience unforgettable by staying at one of our glamping sites? Here are our five top reasons why we think you should choose glamping this TT.


1. Stay in comfort with real beds, duvets and pillows


Every tent is a sizeable 5-meter bell tent equipped with wooden beds, real mattresses, linen, duvet and pillows.


With an abundance of cosy blankets, luxury mattresses and everything you’ll need right there in your new home, you’ll be ready for anything.


Take this opportunity to get back to nature without losing out on an uncomfortable night’s sleep with Egyptian bedding and real beds.


2. Sleep up to four people


You won’t have to worry about sleeping arrangements ever again with each tent accommodating up to 4 people in a combination of single or double beds. Glamping really is a cost-effective way to do the Isle of Man TT.


3. Great on-site facilities


Each glamping site is different, but all offer onsite facilities including hot showers, toilets, free WIFI, onsite catering, mobile charging points and parking all within a safe and secure environment.


4. Never far away from all the action


Each of our exclusive glamping sites is located within close distance to public transport allowing you easy access to the TT course and the Island. Some places such as Governors Bridge Fan Park are on the course, and with the likes of Bluebell Tents and Hotel Bell Tent you are close enough to walk to your favourite vantage point.


5. Idyllic Surroundings


With glamping sites such as Red Sky Tents and 4Ever TT situated in the South of the Island, you will be at one with nature. On non-race days, why don’t you take the time to explore the natural beauty of the Isle of Man.

Five Isle of Man TT Glamping sites to choose from


We have five glamping sites to choose from, all offer a very different experience and to make life easier for you we have listed them below.


4Ever TT at Colby Football Club


4Ever TT is situated in Colby close proximity to Castletown and Port Erin. If you are looking for a friendly atmosphere at a well-established glamping site then you will be right at home at 4Ever TT. In Colby Village, you will not only find all the local amenities you need including a pub and convenience store but you will also be on the main bus route between Douglas and Port Erin.


To book a space with 4Ever TT click here


Bluebell Tents at Vagabonds Rugby Club


Bluebell Tents is situated on the grounds of Nobles Hospital only 2 miles away from Douglas Town Centre. The site hosts an onsite bar, purpose built clubhouse amongst all the other facilities you would expect to find.


The site is only a short walk to both Braddan Bridge and Union Mills vantage points and with a regular bus service operating to Nobles Hospital from Douglas and Peel, you will never be too far away from the action.


To book a space at Bluebell Tents click here


Governor’s Bridge Fan Park


Governors Bridge Fan Park is situated on Blackberry Lane and has received a makeover ahead of this year’s TT including brand new showers and toilets.


There will be entertainment taking place on site during the evenings and with the site only being a stone’s throw from Governors Bridge you will have prime seats during the races.


This site is on the TT course at Governors Bridge and is within walking distance to the TT Grandstand and Paddocks.


To book a space at Governor’s Bridge Fan Park click here


Hotel Bell Tent at Ballakermeen School, Douglas


Hotel Bell Tent at Ballakermeen School has an onsite swimming pool, cinema room and indoor showers and toilets and individual changing areas to name but a few of the facilities on offer.


Hotel Bell Tent has located in central Douglas only a short distance from Bray Hill and Quarterbridge and is within easy access of Douglas Promenade.


To book a space at Hotel Bell Tent click here


Red Sky Tents at Castletown Football Club


Red Sky Tents is located right in the heart of the Billown Circuit, imagine waking up and watching the Pre and Post TT from the comfort of your tent.


Red Sky Tents offers onsite entertainment for their guests during non TT race days and is within walking distance to Castletown which hosts a number of pubs, cafes, restaurants and shops.


This site is great for the pre and post TT races as it’s on the Southern 100 course, you can roll out of the bed and into the hedge.

To book a space at Red Sky Tents click here


Glamping is available throughout practice and race week, and some sites stay open longer for those who cannot depart the Island until days after the racing.


If you do choose to glamp at the Isle of Man TT you are assured of a great time and will be looked after by the teams on site.


You can book an Isle of Man TT glamping holiday book online here or call us +44 (0) 1624 640044. Have a question about the tents or the sites then you can also email us [email protected]


If you need more information, please contact iomtt Travel by calling +44 (0) 1624 640 064 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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