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Whitehaven

Visit Whitehaven on the West Cumbria Coastline to board Balmoral for the popular trips to the Isle of Man or to view the dramatic coastline of the Lake District.

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Sailing from: North Pier, Whitehaven Harbour

Postcode: CA28 7HS

Access: By road – A595/ A5094. Follow signs to marina & harbour.

Car parking: North Shore and Queens Dock car parks plus various in town centre and around marina. Charges apply.

Public transport: Whitehaven Railway Station (0.5 miles). Serving coastal towns and connecting to West Coast mainline.
Local bus stop: Whitehaven, Duke Street.  Services include number 30 and 31 linking Whitehaven to Workington plus nearby towns and villages.

Additional local information: The Beacon Museum, West Strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LY Tel: 01946 592302

* Special notice: Passengers must arrive at Whitehaven at least 30 minutes before departure times to complete passenger registration process. 

 

    Cruise & explore: Douglas, Isle of Man
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to the Manx Capital, Douglas, for time ashore. Stroll along the Promenade, or up to Douglas Head and along the Marine Drive or use this as a starting point to explore the Island. Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration. (Also, Camera Obscura is closed on weekdays - you will have to go up Douglas Head to get to the Marine Drive)
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    Day Cruise: Douglas & Cruise Calf of Man
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to Douglas, staying aboard for the cruise down the beautiful Manx coast to the Calf of Man before returning.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven  for passenger registration.
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    Douglas & Isle of Man Steam Railway
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to the Manx Capital, Douglas. Transfer to the narrow-gauge Steam Railway station for the trip through wonderful countryside to Port Erin before returning.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration.
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    Douglas, Isle of Man [one-way]
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to the Manx Capital, Douglas. This is a one-way trip!

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration.
    Click to buy tickets
    Cruise & explore: Douglas, Isle of Man
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to the Manx Capital, Douglas, for time ashore. Stroll along the Promenade, or up to Douglas Head and along the Marine Drive or use this as a starting point to explore the Island. Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration. (Also, Camera Obscura is closed on weekdays - you will have to go up Douglas Head to get to the Marine Drive)
    Click to buy tickets
    Day Cruise: Douglas & Cruise Calf of Man
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to Douglas, staying aboard for the cruise down the beautiful Manx coast to the Calf of Man before returning.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven for passenger registration.
    Click to buy tickets
    Douglas & Isle of Man Steam Railway
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to the Manx Capital, Douglas. Transfer to the narrow-gauge Steam Railway station for the trip through wonderful countryside to Port Erin before returning.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration.
    Click to buy tickets
    Douglas, Isle of Man [one-way]
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to the Manx Capital, Douglas. This is a one-way trip!

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven for passenger registration.
    Click to buy tickets
    Cruise & explore: Peel Isle of Man
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to Peel, on the west coast of the Isle of Man, for time ashore. Check out the informative museums, castle and sample the local ice cream!

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Peel for passenger registration.
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    Isle of Man [inclusive coach tour to Castletown]
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to Peel, on the west coast of the Isle of Man. Transfer to inclusive coaches for a tour to Castletown before returning to Whitehaven on board ship in the evening.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration.
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    Isle of Man [inclusive coach tour of TT course]
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to Peel, on the west coast of the Isle of Man. Transfer to inclusive coaches for a tour of the TT racing circuit! Return to Whitehaven on board ship in the evening.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven & Douglas for passenger registration.
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    Day Cruise: Peel & Bradda Head/ Port Erin Bay, Isle of Man
    Sail from Whitehaven’s historic harbour across the Irish Sea to Peel, on the west coast of the Isle of Man. Stay aboard for the afternoon cruise down to rugged Bradda Head before returning via the same route.

    Please note: Passengers must arrive 30 minutes before departures at Whitehaven for passenger registration.
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