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Road Cycling in the Isle of Man

3 nights from £495.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Stunning countryside
  • Superb road riding routes
  • Follow in the tracks of Mark Cavendish
  • Just a short ferry trip from the UK & Ireland
Road Cycling in the Isle of Man
3 nights from £495.00
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WE LOVERoad Cycling
Enjoy some superb road cycling on the home roads of Mark Cavendish and Peter Kennaugh. Ride from Douglas to Ramsey in the north or Cregneash in the south.
WE LOVEKnowledgeable Local Guiding
Our guides are the most knowledgeable cyclists on the island. All of them are local and know the best places to visit, the best roads to ride, so that you get the most out of your holiday to the Isle of Man.

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Day By Day Road Cycling in the Isle of Man

We can tailor make this trip for you
Day 1Arrival

Make your way to our hotel in Douglas, relax and get ready for tomorrow’s riding. If you need assistance with the ferry to the Isle of Man, we are able to help with that.

Day 2The Southern Loop

Starting in Douglas, head down the east coast towards Castledown and on to Saint Mary. If you want to add extra mileage, follow the Sound Road down to the southern tip of the island, before looping back north towards Port Erin. From here, the only real climbing of the day will see you ride slightly inland topping out at about 400m of ascent. You will then head towards Glen Maye before lopping back to St Johns and across the island back to Douglas

Total distance80kmTotal climb1400m
Day 3The Lap

If you fancy a challenge, the lap of the island is achievable in a day. Starting in Douglas, head south to Saint Mary via Castledown, before looping up the west coast from Peel. You will loop round the northern part of the island to Bride before heading inland to Andreas, Ramsey and back to Douglas.

Total distance135kmTotal climb1800m
Day 4South Barrule to The Sound and back to Port St Mary

Forests, hilltops and single tracks will take you to Port Erin where you can stop to explore this picturesque coastal town before continuing on to The Sound at the southern end of the Island. You’ll pause for lunch overlooking the Sound tidal race before continuing on to explore nearby folk village Cregneash and
then to Port St Mary. A transfer will take you back to your accommodation before you depart the island.

Total distance25kmTotal climb500m

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What to ExpectFrom following in the tracks of Olympic Gold Medallist and Tour de France Stage Winning legend Mark Cavendish, to quiet countryside cycling

Home to The Manx Missile, Mark Cavendish, the Isle of Man has become synonymous with road cycling. The island is the perfect destination for a cycling break with long fast roads for road cyclists and a huge amount of varying terrain to challenge off road cyclists. E-mountain biking is also huge popular on the island and will help you get off the beaten track.

Isle of Man map

How's the Weather? in Isle of Man

The SpringMarch to May
Spring in March, April and May offers crisp riding and beautifully fresh countryside.
The SummerJune to August
The summer is the warmest time to enjoy the Isle of Man although be prepared for typically British summers which can be cold.
The AutumnSeptember to November
Similar to Spring, the colours of the countryside are in full bloom in early autumn. Whilst it can be cold and crisp, it's a beautiful time to ride in the Isle of Man.
The WinterDecember to February
The winter is cold and wet with very short days.

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