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Practice Week: May 26th - June 1st 2012
Race Week: June 2nd - June 8th 2012

TT Visitors

Hotel accommodation, bed and breakfast, self catering, camping as well as homestay in private homes throughout the Island is available during the TT festival. It is always best to plan early if you want to guarantee somewhere to stay, since places book up fast. The Department of Tourism puts together a Homestay List, but does not make bookings. Check the list on their website (TT Homestay).

There are two ways to get to the Isle of Man, by boat or by air. Flights are more restricted in space and it can often be very difficult to fly in during such busy times as TT or MGP. Most come by boat from England and Ireland, which is more cost effective and has higher passenger availability. It can be very cheap on the boat if you come as a foot passenger without a motor vehicle (Bicycles must be checked in, but are FREE). If bringing a vehicle, BOOK EARLY and be prepared for the higher cost. Boats (ferries) are subject to the weather and can be delayed or even canceled in bad weather. Consider this carefully if you have a restricted time frame for your visit (ie connecting boat/ferry, etc).

Watching the TT
The Mountain Circuit is made up of closed public roads. There is a variety of locations to view the racing, much of it free. Make sure you select your location and get to it early. Many of the favourite spots close to pubs fill up early. There is also the closure of the roads to consider. Some locations can make you cut off till racing breaks or even stops. Be sure you are happy with the restrictions of your location. If in doubt ask a nearby marshal.

Information Contact
Special Events Unit
2nd Floor
St Andrews House
Finch Road
Isle of Man

Telephone: 01624 644644
Fax: 01624 686860
E-Mail: specialevents@gov.im

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TT Results
Follow the results for every practice and race.
TT Visitor Information
TT information on travel, accommodation, etc for visitors.
TT Competitor Info
TT information for competitors, including forms, instructions, etc.
TT Volunteers
Information for and about the volunteers, who help out during the TT Races.
TT Festival Events
Find out what is on and when, during the TT Festival.
TT History
The history of the Tourist Trophy Races, including the TT racing classes.
TT Maps
Course maps for the Mountain Circuit, including impressive 3D maps.
TT Photograph Gallery
See past TT Photographs, as well as the most recent in the TT Gallery.
TT News Archive
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Related News Articles

  • TT Visitors awarded for their loyalty 21 June 2010
    Five loyal TT visitors received a warm welcome during their visit to the Isle of Man last week when they visited for the TT Races. [More]
  • Petrol Storage for TT competitors 1 June 2009
    The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading and the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service are reminding all TT visitors and Island residents that there are controls in place governing the storage of petroleum spirit (‘petrol’) in quantities of more than 10 litres. [More]
  • Island Air Passengers Down By 10% 9 July 2008
    After a seven month period of steady growth, a significant downturn in the number of passengers using the Isle of Man Airport has been revealed. [More]
  • Minister calls on farmers to tidy up before the TT 4 May 2007
    Agriculture Minister Phil Gawne has today called on farmers to do all they can to ensure our TT visitors have a great experience at this year’s event, by making sure their farms look their best. [More]
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