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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Douglas

The area's theatre scene and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Douglas. This welcoming city is known for its island views, seaside and bars. Gaiety Theatre and Castle Rushen are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Douglas

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Douglas a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castletown Golf Links (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Curraghs Wildlife Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Rowany Golf Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Douglas

Travellers enjoy Douglas for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Douglas is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Calf of Man (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Douglas Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Summerhill Glen (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Port Jack Glen (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Onchan Pleasure Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Laxey Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Douglas

The nearest airport is in Isle of Man (IOM), located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Douglas Station.