Sun shining and blue sky with The Great Laxey Wheell.
Sun shining and blue sky with The Great Laxey Wheell.

Top ‘Instagrammable’ Places to Visit on the Isle of Man

Just 33 miles long by 13 miles wide, the Isle of Man’s diverse and spectacular scenery is sure to astound you. From striking cliff faces, stunning coastline and sandy beaches, to picturesque glens and rolling hills, it’s the perfect setting for a scenic getaway.

Here’s just some of our favourite ‘Instagrammable’ spots on the Island that are well worth a visit during your trip. 

Colorful flowers overlooking the boats from Douglas Quay on a summers day.
Douglas Quay is a great spot to grab a bite to eat, take in the pretty views and snap some ‘Insta-worthy’ shots.
The sun is setting over the Tower of Refuge with the water reflecting the colors of the sky.
Head to Douglas Promenade on a summers evening to take in the mighty Tower of Refuge.
The sun is shining on the Laxey Wheel.
No matter what angle you’re looking at it, The Great Laxey Wheel provides spectacular photo opportunities. Top tip – head to the top for panoramic coastal views.
Overlooking the Dhoon beach at the bottom of Dhoon Glen on a stunning summers day
The Dhoon Glen and Beach is known for its rugged beauty and the secluded spot provides numerous opportunities for ‘Instagrammable’ snaps.
A little blue boat approaches Peel harbor with the imposing Peel Castle in the backdrop.
Set on St Patrick’s Isle overlooking Peel Marina, the Island’s majestic fortress Peel Castle provides a great photo op. Within its magnificent walls, you’ll find layer on layer-upon-layer of Manx history.
A snap taken from Peel Castle, which overlooks Peel Bay and Fenella Beach
A snap taken from Peel Castle, which overlooks Peel Bay and Fenella Beach, is sure to make your friends at home envious – especially on a summer’s day.
One of the the Isle of Man’s many glens, forests and plantations with the sun setting behind the trees.
The Isle of Man’s many glens, forests and plantations, located all over the Island, offer stunning ‘Instagram-worthy’ snaps. Top tip – make a visit as the sun is setting to make the most of the natural lighting.
South Barrule with a striking sunset overlooking lush fields and vegetation.
You can’t beat a sunset at South Barrule, the highest hill in the south of the Isle of Man.
Langness with a stunning skyline, the hills in the distance and colorful vegetation in the foreground.
You can’t go far wrong with blossoming flowers and a dreamy skyline. Langness, not far from The Sound, is another must-visit spot.
The thrashing waters of the Sound on a sunny, brisk day
The Sound, at the most southernly tip of the Island, overlooks the Calf of Mann and is a hotspot for photographers. You may even spot a seal or two sunbathing on the rocks!

These are just a few of our favorite ‘Instagrammable’ spots on the Island. We’d love for you to show us yours! Share a snap on Instagram and tag @iomsteampacketcompany

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