Many people, if asked, could identify the Isle of Man by a couple of associations - the TT Races, tailless cats and the Laxey Wheel - but that's where their acquaintance begins and ends. This ancient island kingdom is a fascinating place to discover, whether during a weekend break or over the course of a lifetime's love affair.
The Isle of Man has rightly been called an island of contrasts: it combines simplicity with sophistication; traditional and modern attractions; rolling countryside and a dramatic coastline. Its diversity makes it an appealing destination for families and couples, and young and old alike, whatever their interests.
Start your journey here with our comprehensive guide to the island and everything it has to offer.
Failt erriu gys Ellan Vannin - Welcome to the Isle of Man!