Isle of Man AirportThe main civilian airport on the Isle of Man, it is near Castletown and has daily flights from many airports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
By busRegular buses from Douglas via Port St Mary and Port Erin (route numbers 1, 2, 11 and 12) and occasional buses from Peel (service No. 8)
Rushen CastleA beautifully restored 16th-century castle. The impressive fortress of was once home to the Kings and Lords of Mann. It was built for a Norse king in 1265, and was developed by successive rulers between the 13th and 16th centuries. During its time it was used as a fortress, royal residence, a mint and even a prison.
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Churchphone: +44 1624 82 22 72address: 9 Hope StA very plain but pleasant small 19th-century church.
Nautical Museumaddress: Bridge StreetThe main focus of the museum is Peggy of Castletown, an 18th-century yacht.
Old Grammar Schoolphone: +44 1624 648017A history museum in a very old building. Open seasonally.
address: IM9 1LAThis building was used by the House of Keys, the lower house of Tynwald, until 1874, when the parliament was moved to Douglas.
Manx Aviation and Military MuseumA museum dedicated to the aviation and military history next to Ronaldsway Airport.
Museum of the Manx RegimentThis small building houses an exhibition dedicated to the 15th (Isle of Man) Light Anti Aircraft Regiment.
phone: +44 1624 822226address: 20 Arbory St, Castletown, IM9 1LJ
phone: +44 1624 822533address: The Parade
Book ahead especially in the TT Season when rooms will be at a premium.
The Isle of Man is largely a very safe place but petty crime does occur, and as with any destination, tourists should always be on their guard.