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Tynwald Day 2018 - Transport and Parking

Bus Services To/From St John's

On Tynwald Day the Bank Holiday bus service operates with additional services to St Johns.

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 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 685500 or enquiries@tynwald.org.im The passes will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis and despatched two weeks prior to the Ceremony.

Road Closures and Traffic Restrictions

4th July  - Tynwald Ceremony Rehearsal

09:30-11.00: Station Road from the Tynwald Inn junction to the Patrick Road junction 09:30-11.00.

09:30-14:00: A1 from a point outside the entrance to the Arboretum Car Park westwards to its junction with Station Road.

5th July - Tynwald Day - Road Closures

10:00-14:00: 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.

14:00-16:00: A1 from a point outside the entrance to the Arboretum Car Park westwards to its junction with Station Road. 

10:00-16:00: Glen Mooar Road from the A1 Douglas to Peel Road to its junction with Brack and Broom Lane.

10:00-10:30 and 12:30-13:30: Station Road from the Tynwald Inn junction to the Patrick Road junction for the forming up and dissolution of the parades. 

17:00-23:00: Glen Mooar Road from the A1 Douglas to Peel Road to a point at the rear of Tynwald Hill indicated by barriers.

5th July - Tynwald Day - Traffic Restrictions

08:00-22:30: Clearway Glen Mooar Road, length of Glen Moar to its junction with the Poortown Road.

16:00-22:30: Glen Mooar Road from its junction& with the Glen Mooar Loop Road to its junction with Brack and Broom Lane, one-way traffic system - Southerly.

16:00-22:30: Brack and Broom Lane from its junction with the Glen Mooar Road to its junction with the Glen Mooar Loop Road, one-way traffic system - North-Westerly. 

16:00-22:30: Glen Mooar Loop Road from its junction with Brack and Broom Lane to its junction with the Glen Mooar Road, one-way traffic system - North-Easterly.