Douglas, Isle of Man
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The capital of the Isle of Man, Douglas is also the largest town in the area and is home to an attractive harbour and a two mile bay. The town is an administrative centre where you will find the Isle of Man government as well as the High Courts. Douglas is the centre of finance, business, transport, culture, and entertainment on the island and also boasts a rich history. There are various landmarks and places of interest that can be enjoyed in Douglas, which includes the Tower of Refuge, the Jubilee Clock, and the Manx Museum. The area has also been linked to a variety of well-known people, and was the hometown of the Gibbs brothers from Bee Gees.
Since Douglas is the capital and the administrative centre of the Isle of Man, it is also a hub for business, with a bustling commercial sector and a range of business premises and offices to rent. You will find not only government offices and courts in the area but also businesses such as finance service providers, legal service providers, computer companies, wedding planners, graphic designers, web designers and many others. Douglas is also home to the head offices of Betinternet.com and Britannia international.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will find a range of entertainment options in Douglas. If you enjoy live music and stage performances, you can head to the Gaiety Theatre or the Villa Marina, both of which host a range of exciting performances. You will find a choice of pubs in which to enjoy a drink and relax throughout the town. If you fancy a bite to eat, you will be able to choose from a variety of restaurants and cuisines. Sample the delicious seafood with a visit to the Tanroagan Seafood Restaurant or enjoy classic French dishes at L’Experience French Restaurant. The Lime Tree services up traditional British fare while The Tickethall offers an extensive vegetarian menu.
Douglas is a place where you can access a variety of different modes of transport, some of which are unique and exciting ways to travel. For example, you can enjoy getting about in a horse drawn carriage for a novelty in the summer or you can enjoy the convenience of the electric railway that runs between Douglas and Ramsey. Steam trains also run in the area and Snaefell Mountain Railway takes you to the highest point on the island. You can also rely on more conventional means of travel such as reliable buses and taxis. There is also the sea port, from which ferry services are operated.