There are a whole host of activities to enjoy on the Isle of Man:
See Michael’s blog for description of a walk around the Meayll Peninsula :http://michaelswelbeckblog.blogspot.com/
The Island has some of the best scuba diving in the British Isles. For more information see www.scubatravel.co.uk/isleman
For sea fishing, shark watching or just a coastal cruise, there are various boats for hire. Particularly recommended is the Foillan Beg
The Curraghs Wild Life Park is a great place to visit www.gov.im/wildlife
The Steam Railway, The Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway, Douglas Horse trams, The Groudle Glen, The Wildlife Park and now Laxey Mines railway and the buses are a great way to see the Island and a must for the enthusiast www.isle-of-man.com
Research your family history. The Manx Museum are very helpful but before you get here you can follow links through www.isleofman.com/heritage/genealogy
Walking on the Island is fantastic over hills through valleys and of course the spectacular Raad ny Foillan (Way of the gull) see www.visitisleofman.com/activities/walk
Isle of Man has a rich history of cycling and is a great place to enjoy for both racing
and recreation. There are numerous clubs: http://www.manxroadclub.com http://www.manxmtb.com. www.manxvikingwheelers.net and bicycles can be
hired from http://www.eurocycles.iofm.net/
There is a thriving athletics community on the Isle of Man with various clubs. Very popular is race walking including the Manx Invitational and the Parish Walk, fell running including the Manx Mountain Marathon, one of the toughest on the fell racing calendar, road running including the Manx Marathon and road running grand prix in August.
www.manxlaserblast.com is an excellent facility an with electronic version of paint ball. Situated just a few miles way that is great for families and a recent addition is an adventure play.
Go Karting on the island’s only professional kart circuit is only ½ an hour’s drive away
in Jurby. www.duketrackdays.com