Douglas is a popular place to visit while you are in Isle of Man as many of the city’s most popular attractions are close. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s list is the wonderful Harris Museum and Art Gallery and the iconic Avenham Park. If you have time, don’t miss the Museum of Lancashire and Miller Park.
Get active in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. To see the nearby wilderness head out to the Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary in Preston and the Brockholes Nature Reserve.
Some of the best golf courses around include the Preston Golf Club in Preston. Grab your favourite driver and hit the fairways.
Sports fanatics should book tickets for nearby Deepdale, Preston to see the Preston North End Football Club doing battle with visiting teams. On match days the stadium is filled with blue and white, as soccer fans join together to support their beloved team.
Finding somewhere convenient to stay around the Douglas area is simple. The Legacy Preston International Hotel, the Marriott Preston Hotel and the Holiday Inn Preston are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.