Each and every year the Isle of Man attracts a good number of car clubs and even car manufacturers! The Isle of Man has hosted a number of televised car events including BBC’s Top Gear, Supertour and Audi’s new official Audi TT advert! TV stars such as Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond & of course ‘Captain Slow’ James May have tested some of the world’s fastest supercars on the Isle of Man!
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The icing on the cake for the Isle of Man is of course it’s world famous Mountain TT Circuit. Located in the north east of the island the Snaefell Mountain Road is a leading motorsport destination in the Isle of Man.
The mountain stretch, also known as Mountain Road or A18, comprises of impeccable asphalt and links the Capital of the Island (Douglas) to a smaller Northern Town (Ramsey). The Mountain Road Stretches over 15.30 mile (24.62 km). The highest point on the course is located near the Snaefell Mountain and is known to locals as ‘The Bungalow’. This sits at an elevation of 422m (1,385ft) above the sea level.
The exquisite winding mountain drive with sharp and blind corners boasts fantastic scenic views from every point on the road! There is even a ‘hairpin’ switchback at the Ramsey end of the course. This Mountain course will not only test the skill of a driver, it will also take a lot of courage as the road is listed in the top 15 most dangerous roads in the world.
For two weeks at the beginning of May/ start of June every year the Mountain road will be closed for the annual Isle of Man TT Races. The road is used as part of a longer road-racing circuit which you may wish to drive round once on the Island!
Take a step back from the Mountain course, and you’ll find sandy coves, rugged cliffs, enchanted glens, spectacular countryside and miles of uncrowded beaches. If off-roading is more suited to your vehicle of choice, why not explore some of the Island ‘Green Lanes’. Containing pure off-roading chaos and challenging gradients the Isle of Man green lanes are a great way to push you and your cars limits!
The Comis Hotel & Golf Resort has been newly refurbished and only opened its doors again in October 2018. It’s perfectly located just 5 minutes from the island’s Capital Douglas and 10 minutes away from the Ferry Terminal. The hotels parking facilities have been created with motor enthusiasts in mind, with 200 extra wide large parking spaces they will ensure your vehicle is kept safe whilst you relax and enjoy the various hotel amenities.
The Comis Hotel & Golf Resort is set in 200 acres of beautiful Manx countryside and is located on the outskirts of the Islands capital Douglas. It has 105 spacious bedrooms each with a separate shower/bath and of course free WiFi throughout the hotel.
Each room is equipped with a desk, seating area and a flat-screen TV. Comis Mount Murray Hotel features rooms that have garden views, and rooms come with a private bathroom with separate bath and shower.
Each morning you will be greeted with breakfast offers. The Comis Hotel offers continental, buffet or à la carte options. Make sure you fill up before you head out for your daily activities!
The hotel’s leisure facilities include a Spa by ESPA, swimming pool, gym and 18 Hole Championship Golf Course where guest can enjoy complimentary golf. The hotel also welcomes pets with specifically appointed rooms and walks throughout the grounds for your four-legged friend.
Once you have completed your day of touring the Island you can unwind and relax in one of the hotels beautiful restaurants. Overlooking the stunning landscape of the Island, the hotels restaurants feature a wide variety of menus and private dining for your can be arranged.