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Douglas

(Doolish)

Douglas is the Isle of Man capital with by far the highest population at over 25,000. It is the island hub for shipping, transport, shopping, and entertainment. It is also the home of the government and main finance sector.

Welcome to Douglas, situated on the east coast of the Isle of Man. Douglas has been the island's capital since 1863 and holds most of the island action. Its beautiful sea front is lined with picturesque hotels and restaurants. The shopping high street is filled with familiar names like Boots, Marks & Spencer, Next, etc, as well as many locally owned stores. Parking is available on the sea front or in various car parks around the town.

Tourists staying in Douglas should think about where they want to be. There are two sides to the hotel market. The south side is close to town, steam railway, buses and sea terminal. The north side leaves behind the noise of town and is closer to the Manx Electric Railway. From spring to early autumn the Horse Drawn Trams run along the front. This can make a big difference for those without cars, who wish to get along the 2 mile long promenade. Buses and Taxis are also available.


Events
Dates: Friday 22 August 2014 - Wednesday 27 August 2014
Description: Mad Dog Live for Manx Grand Prix. Mad Dog, live for Manx Grand Prix. Rock and Roll with a twist. The White House Peel Friday 22nd, The Whirestone Ballasalla 23rd, The Highway Man Peel 24th and Manx Legion Douglas 27th,,.
Dates: Wednesday 27 August 2014
Description: Rock N Roll Night. Rock N Rool night with Mad Dog all the Proceeds going to Helicopter Fund. 7.30pm. Admission Donations, Manx Legion Club, Market Hill, Douglas.
Dates: Sunday 03 August 2014 - Sunday 31 August 2014
Description: Brass Bands Summer Season (August). Brass Bands of the Isle of Man. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm. Sundays 3.00pm. See seperate sheet for band lists. Villa Marina Arcade, Harris Promenade, Douglas, 01624694598 http://www.iomarts.com.
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Event information supplied by the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure (01624 686766)

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