Isle of Man & Liverpool

Updated 17 July (green)

Updated 5 July (red)

Updated 15 June (magenta)

Rail Information Showing Seat Allocations, Times and Journey Details

Those of you requiring a loan pannier bag(s), I’ll have these with me for distributing at the start of the weekend ride on Saturday 13 July (09;30 at The Cycle Hub, Newcastle Quayside).
Pre-tour bag and bike collection will be 17:00, Friday 19 July at Lintzford Garden Centre. Please bring along your bike, pannier bag(s) or both.

Travel Information

I have booked train tickets as follow…

Sunday 21 July, depart Newcastle Central Station at 10:04, this is a straight through service arriving at Liverpool Lime Street Station at 13:03. Seat reservations will be shared closer to the date of departure.

Saturday 27 July, depart Liverpool Lime Street Station at 17:56, arrival time in York 19:43. A 10 minute transfer time at York. Train departs York 19:53 arriving Newcastle at 20:50.

Our ferry details, note: the ferry terminal is a short 15 minute cycle ride from the hotel…

Monday 22 July, depart Liverpool Pier Head at 11:15, arrive Douglas IOM at 14:00. I have booked seats in the comfortable Niarbyl Lounge. Seat allocations will be shared closer to the date of departure.

Friday 26 July, departs Douglas at 15:00 arriving in Liverpool at 17:45. We are in the Niarbyl Lounge for the return journey.


Sunday 21 to Saturday 27 July, 7 days.


Marion, Shirley, Jay, Sue B, Dorothea, Sue P, Kate & Henry.

Draft Itinerary (more details to be added when available)

Sunday 21 July, meet at Newcastle Central Station and catch the train to Liverpool. Stay overnight in Liverpool, hotel next to Albert Dock.

Monday 22 July, catch the ferry to Douglas, IOM. Overnight stay in Douglas.

Tuesday 23 July, explore IOM.

Wednesday 24 July, explore IOM.

Thursday 25 July, explore IOM.

Friday 26 July, catch ferry back to Liverpool. Stay overnight in Liverpool.

Saturday 27 July, morning spent in Liverpool before catching the train back to Newcastle.

Bringing your own bike?

I will collect bikes in the days leading up to our day of departure, I’ll be in touch to arrange this closer to the tour date.