The Archaeology of the Isle of Man

6 days

From £1,720

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Summary

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

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£1,720

Deposit: £500 Single supplement: £150

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • 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 training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Dr Andrew Foxon

Andante Guide Lecturer

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

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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 Offer Availability
18 October 2021 AIOM211018 18 October 2021 (Monday) 23 October 2021 (Saturday) Dr Andrew Foxon £1,720
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£500 £150 Call for availability
20 June 2022 AIOM220620 20 June 2022 (Monday) 25 June 2022 (Saturday) Dr Andrew Foxon £1,875
(ex. flights)
£500 £150 £1,825
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5 September 2022 AIOM220905 5 September 2022 (Monday) 10 September 2022 (Saturday) Dr Andrew Foxon £1,875
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£500 £150 £1,825
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