For a printable map of the islands main roads see www.gov.im/lib/docs/info centre/street maps/main map.pdf
Form the sea terminal approx 45 minutes
From Victoria Pier At the first roundabout take the first exit, then straight across the second round about onto Lord Street, then follow as from King Edward Pier From King Edward Pier Turn left. At the roundabout take the exit straight onto Lord Street, which becomes Peel Road. Continue until you pass a MacDonalds on the left, take the middle lane. At the next roundabout take the first exit and at the second roundabout the second exit for St Johns. Travel 6 miles (approx 12 mins) along this road, the A1, then at the St Johns crossroads/ traffic lights turn right. From St Johns to Ballacowell see * below.
From the airport approx. 50 mins At the roundabout joining the main road take the right exit for Douglas via the A5. At the next roundabout take the first exit. Take the next left turn signposted "to Silverdale". Follow this road the A34, until you reach a "T" junction. Turn right onto the A3. Continue to the St Johns crossroads/traffic lights, then go straight on.
*from St Johns to Ballacowell From St Johns continue through Kirk Michael and Ballaugh. After Ballaugh drive past a sign post for the Wildlife Park on your left. Ballacowell is approx 1/2 mile from there on your right.
View from the road: Our front door is in the open porch adjoining the cottage. Please do not ring the cottage doorbell.