Isle of Man - Location

Working in the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is a fantastic place to live and work. The Isle of Man is in the middle of the Irish Sea situated between Northern Ireland and England. At just over 33 miles long and with over 100 miles of coastline you can be sure you're never far from a spectacular view.


motor sport at Isle of Man

Things to do

Cycling, Driving and Motorsport

The Island is renowned for the famous Isle of Man TT Races which take place in June on a challenging 37 and ¾ mile Mountain Course. Thousands of visitors from around the world visit the Island each year to experience the exhilarating road race that’s put the Isle of Man well and truly on the map. It doesn’t just stop at the TT though, many motorsport fans return once again in August for the Festival of Motorcycling.

Rally Isle of Man also features daytime and evening timed stages for those on four wheels.

Although world famous for its annual motorsport events, the Isle of Man has a thriving sporting scene away from the race course. Having inspired a good number of current and upcoming cycling champions the Isle of Man is a popular destination for cyclists who want to challenge themselves on the Island’s scenic roads and trails.

Isle of man bay

Getting there

By sea

You can travel back and forth to the Isle of Man via ferry from the port in the Island's capital, Douglas. The Steam Packet operates daily sailings to the UK and seasonal sailings to Ireland. 

By air

The Island's airport is situated in Castletown in the south of the Island. There are regular flights to the UK and Ireland. Airlines operating out of the Island include EasyJet, Flybe and British Airways amongst others. 

Other activities

There are lots of activities to get involved in on the Island; if you love the outdoors, you could get out walking, cycling, horse riding or have a go at kayaking around the Island’s beautiful coastline. If you enjoy being part of a team, the Island has lots of local clubs, including many local Rugby, Hockey, Football and Badminton teams.

There are also plenty of places to take part in indoor sports - You can head to the many gyms and health clubs on the Island, the climbing wall or the National Sports Centre.

If you enjoy the indoors, there are always shows and events on at our Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre, you could try your hand at bowling or relax at the cinema.

For some family fun or for a day out with a group of friends the Island offers some great days out including the Wild Life Park, Laser Blast, Ape Mann and Glamping!  


Along with being a great place to live and work, the Isle of Man offers some amazing benefits. Find out more.

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