Mountain Biking and Cycling on the Isle of Man

Where else in the British Isles can you scale the peaks and explore rugged coastline all in one day? All the beauty and diversity of the British Isles can be found here on the Isle of Man.

We believe there’s no better place in the British Isles for mountain biking, whether its competition you seek or just an opportunity to explore. The Manx landscape can be challenging, but riders are rewarded with stunning views. There are many events staged over the year, including a downhill series, junior events and the famous End 2 End Mountain Bike Challenge. The numerous forest trails on the Island provide great terrain for time trials.

You don’t have to be a racer like Mark Cavendish or Peter Kennaugh to enjoy cycling the roads of the Isle of Man: the beauty and diversity of the Manx countryside make it attractive to cyclists of all ages and abilities.


12 -14 May Isle of Man Cyclefest

22 - 25 June HSBC UK National Road Championships

10 Sept End to End Mountain Bike Challenge


Bikes can be carried at modest cost on both the Steam Railway and Manx Electric Railway, subject to space being available. It is recommended that you check in advance whether space is available by phoning +44 1624 663366.

DONT FORGET that bicycles travel FREE of charge on the ferry but with a Steam Packet Holidays package you pay just a small supplement to bring your car - your bike can be carried on a rack attached to the vehicle.

2019 Ferry and Accommodation Package Prices

Hotel Grade Location 2 Nights from
Claremont Hotel *** Douglas £194
Mannin Hotel **** Douglas £164
Sefton Hotel **** Douglas £146
Chesterhouse Hotel *** Douglas £149
Rutland Hotel *** Douglas £149
Comis Mount Murray - Hotel & Golf Resort **** Santon £140
BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel & Casino **** Douglas £122
Sugarland Hotel ** Douglas £134
Empress Hotel *** Douglas £137
Welbeck Hotel *** Douglas £132
Ascot Hotel *** Douglas £127
Ramsey Park Hotel *** Ramsey £122
Ellan Vannin *** Douglas £139
Hydro Hotel ** Douglas £137


Guest Accommodation Grade Location 2 Nights from
Inglewood **** Douglas £145
Breagle Glen **** Gold Award Port Erin £134
Mereside **** Douglas £152
Glen Mona **** Douglas £152
Rosslyn **** Douglas £152
Trevelyan *** Douglas £118
Arrandale House *** Douglas £130
Penta (continental breakfast) *** Douglas £113
Caledonia *** Douglas £110
Sefton Express (continental breakfast) *** Ballasalla £98

Prices based on two people sharing twin/double room and include return ferry travel as a foot passenger plus accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.

      3 Nights from
Cronk Breck Farm Cottages  *** Ballasalla £114
      3 Nights from
Groudle Glen Cottages *** Ballasalla £119

* Based on 4 people sharing


For bookings call
or email
UK:+44 1624 645777
ROI:1800 523177
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