The Archaeology of the Isle of Man

6 days

From $2,320

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Discover a wealth of sites across a wide range of history

Ellan Vannin – the Isle of Man – boasts a rich archaeological heritage from the Neolithic period and the Iron Age, a Celtic and Norse past, and times under the control of the Earls of Derby, the Dukes of Athol and then the British Crown. Add in the Great Laxey Wheel and Archibald Knox, and you’ll wonder why you’ve not explored before.

Tour highlights:

  • Discover a Viking ship burial at Balladoole
  • View striking examples of Celtic and Norse crosses
  • See the world’s largest working waterwheel at Laxey
  • Visit Tynwald Hill, one of the island’s most distinctive landmarks

Today's Price

Deposit: $500 Single supplement: $205

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing


Meet your Experts

Expert guides, whenever you travel

We are proud of our team of expert guide lecturers. Whenever you travel, your guide lecturer will be on hand to answer questions, tell stories and deliver insights to make your trip truly remarkable.

Andrew Foxon

Guide Lecturer

Andrew Foxon has a strong background in archaeology, prehistoric technology and interpretation.

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Douglas Lighthouse
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
September 6 2021 AIOM210906 September 6 2021 (Monday) September 11 2021 (Saturday) Andrew Foxon $2,320
(ex. flights)
$500 $205 Book Now
October 18 2021 AIOM211018 October 18 2021 (Monday) October 23 2021 (Saturday) Andrew Foxon $2,325
(ex. flights)
$500 $205 Book Now
June 20 2022 AIOM220620 June 20 2022 (Monday) June 25 2022 (Saturday) Andrew Foxon $2,555
(ex. flights)
$500 $210 Book Now
September 5 2022 AIOM220905 September 5 2022 (Monday) September 10 2022 (Saturday) Andrew Foxon $2,555
(ex. flights)
$500 $210 Book Now
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