Langness lighthouse holiday cottages are a 5 minute drive from the Isle of Man’s airport, Ronaldsway, or 20 minutes from the ferry terminal in Douglas. If renting a hirecar, a 10% discount can be taken by using the link at the bottom of the ‘Location’ page to Athol Hire car company.
Our cottages are 5*, 4* Gold and 4* accredited by the Isle of Man Tourist Board (with Quality in British Tourism). We also have special accreditations for meeting the needs of walkers, cyclists, stargazers and bikers.
Essential telephone numbers, (hospital/doctor) together with details of local restaurants, pubs, historic sites, walks, bird watching, transport and general Island information are all provided in the cottages. An advance shopping service is also available and can be arranged with our agent.
Dear guests, please note: there are 2 round automowers working non-stop on the lawns. These are silent and programmed only to operate in daylight hours. Please could we request that guests ignore them – even if they look stuck – they’re not!
Welcome supplies: Upon arrival guests will find the following items awaiting them:
- Milk and butter in the fridge. Bread in the bread-bin and tea, coffee and sugar.
- Washing powder and fabric conditioner for the washing machine, washing up liquid and dishwasher tabs.
- Kitchen towels, picnic equipment, picnic chairs, flask, cold box, BBQ etc.
- All house cleaning products. We supply hair-dyers, an iron & ironing board.
- In Herring and West, a large basket of logs, kindling, firelighters etc.
Disabled access: All our cottages have walk-in, wet- room showers. (West Cottage also has a traditional bath). The properties are on the ground-floor throughout although it should be noted that there is a step up at the front door in to Herring and East Cottages. In West, there is a step up once inside from the kitchen to the rest of the cottage. There is parking beside the front doors of all the properties if required. If you have any specific requests please contact us and we will do our best to assist.
Heating & Electricity: This is included in the weekly rental cost. Each Langness Lighthouse Cottage has its own separate heating controls.
Star-gazers/Bird watchers/Fishing: We provide collapsible picnic stools, waterproof picnic rug, picnic boxes and flasks as well as torches and spare batteries. Langness has been named as one of the top places in Europe to star-gaze. Langness is also the favoured location of ornithologists on the Island. It is a SSSI, notable for its salt marshes and abundant bird and marine wildlife. We have our own private jetty near the lighthouse.
Linen: All our bedding is provided in the cost of the weekly let together with one bath towel, one hand towel & T-towels. A supply of beach towels is also supplied.
Babies and children: We have a travel cot, high chair and first stage baby carry-seat for guests’ use. A baby-sitting service can be provided by arrangement.
Log Stoves: There is a log stove in both Herring and West Cottages. We supply a large basket of logs and of kindling, firelighters and matches. Thereafter there is a nearby garage to supply as needed – details in the Cottage.
Outdoors: We provide a table and chairs for outside the property. There is a large lawn and an ample parking area at the property. The cottages can also be accessed from the side entrance to allow vehicles to park outside the doors of East and West cottages.
Dogs: Dogs may be accepted at the agent/owner’s discretion. A dog stay carries a charge of £25 towards the deep-clean we carry out after the stay. Guests are requested to please ensure that their dogs are picked up after immediately, for the sake of other guests using the lawns and as there are 2 automowers operating full-time.
Wi-fi/phones: While there is wi-fi in all the cottages, signal strength may vary due to our location.