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Tynwald Day 2017 - Transport and Parking

Bus Services To/From St John's

On Tynwald Day the Bank Holiday bus service operates.  Extra buses are provided which operate between Douglas (Lord Street), St Johns and Peel via Union Mills and Crosby to provide a bus every 15 minutes from Douglas between 0907 and 1107 and then every 30 minutes until approximately 1807 hours.  An hourly service operates during the evening.   Return buses to Douglas operate every 30 minutes until 1910.  An additional morning Service 8 journey operates from Port Erin and Castletown to St Johns and Peel- with a return journey in the late afternoon. Details are shown in Tynwald Day Bus Services shown in Bus Travel Info Updates on the Bus Vannin website www.bus.im

Parking

Parking for the general public will be available at St John's - see map.

Disabled Parking

There will be a designated area at St John’s School for reserved parking for persons in possession of a disabled badge. If you wish to apply for a parking pass (free of charge) please contact the Tynwald Administration Office. The passes will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis and despatched two weeks prior to the Ceremony.

Road Closures

Location: A1 Ballacraine to St Johns Main Road, extending westwards from a point opposite the west gable of the former Ballacraine Hotel to its junction with Station Road and that portion of the Glen Moar Road from the A1 Douglas to Peel Road with the Glen Moar loop road. Closed from 10:00 -16:00 for the Tynwald Ceremony. 

Location: Station Road from the Tynwald Inn junction to the Patrick Road junction closed from 10:00 -10:30 for the forming up of the Youth Parade. 

Location: Station Road from the Tynwald Inn junction to the Patrick Road junction closed from 12:45 - 13:30 for the dissolution of the Youth Parade. 

Location: Clearway Glen Moar Road, length of Glen Moar to its junction with the Poortown Road from 08:00 - 15:00 for the Tynwald Ceremony. 

Location: A1 Douglas to Peel Road from the Arboretum, St John's to its junction with the Glen Moar Road (Station Road junction and Glen Moar Road remain open) from 19:10 - 19:50 for the Sunset Ceremony.