Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man

Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man, Port Erin, Isle of Man (B)

Curious, quaint and fascinating the Isle of Man, lies between the North West Coast of England and Ireland, surrounded by the Irish Sea. In spring and summer steam trains chug along its eastern coast to the southern tip and electric trams rattle northwards. The white buildings of little villages and small settlements dot the green pastures of undulating agricultural land. Historic buildings line the streets of its major towns including Douglas, the capital, and Port Erin its southern most town.

The Isle of Man Steam railway starts in Douglas and terminates in Port Erin, an attractive seaside town. Out of season it is also well-served by public buses from the capital. This little town flourished during the Victorian period as a holiday destination when tourists from the mainland came here to enjoy its sandy beach. Domestic tourism declined during the mid-twentieth century due to the increasing popularity of holidays abroad. But Port Erin remains a favourite with visitors to the island due to its sweeping bay and diversity of attractions. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Exploring Port Erin on the Isle of Man
Guide Location: Isle of Man » Port Erin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valery Collins
Read it on Author's Website: https://experiencedtraveller.com/journal/2022-03-03-exploring-port-erin-on-the-isle-of-man
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Whistlestop Coffee Shop
  • Port Erin Chippy & Diner
  • Port Erin Railway Museum
  • Port Erin Seafront
  • Marine Biological Station
  • Erin Arts Centre