Other Regions

Travel destination guides for Other Regions, covering both the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Both are self governing British Crown Dependencies and are formally not part of the United Kingdom or the European Union. The Isle of Man is located in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland. The Channel Islands are located in the English Channel between the south coast of England and France. The areas include a range of attractions & places of interest for visitors to explore. The Channel Islands consists of the main island of Jersey and Guernsey that also includes the islands of Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou and Lihou. Find out more about the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, the local history, heritage and local attractions.

Learn more about both the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man located off the coast of the UK mainland, with our compact guides outlining local regional highlights, attractions & places of interest for visitors. The guides include information on local tourist information centres, local facts & figures, travel & transport, local maps & search, travel related videos & useful travel information & tips for travellers. The Isle of Man is a compact island with a landscape that includes glens, moors, verdant hills squats and beaches.

The Channel Islands includes Jersey as the largest island measuring 10 miles by 6 miles approx, Guernsey and the smaller islands, the islands are famous for their landscape that includes a scenic coastline with sandy beaches. The peace and tranquillity along with the beaches attract plenty of visitors particularly during the peak summer season. The largest town in the Isle of Man is the capital Douglas, known for its architecture, family attractions, shops and nightlife. The largest town in Jersey is the capital Saint Helier that has a mix of European cultures and is the largest town on the island, the town has a choice of shops, restaurants and nightlife.

Notable attractions in on the Isle of Man include Old House of Keys, Grove House, Castle Rushen, Snaefell Mountain Railway Manx Museum and the Manx Electric Railway. Notable attractions on the Channel Islands include Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery, Hamptonne Country Life Museum, Shell Garden, Elizabeth Castle, Durrell Wildlife Park (Jersey Zoo) and Jersey Lavender Farm.

Other Regions Quick Facts:

Population: 84,655 (Isle of Man); 163,857 (Channel Islands)

Area total: 572 sq km (Isle of Man); 194 sq km (Channel Islands)

Major Towns: Douglas, Castletown, Peel, Ramsey (Isle of Man) and St. Helier, St. Peter Port and St. Anne (Channel Islands)

Major International Airports: Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey Airports

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