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Transport and Parking

Bus Services

Due to road closures, please note that the last departures to serve the Tynwald Inn stop before the Ceremony are the 0922 departure from Dougla​s, Lord Street and the 0920 departure from Peel Town Hall.

On Tynwald Day the Public Holiday bus service operates with additional journeys to serve the National Festivities at St. John's.

Services for Tynwald Day can be accessed here: Bus Vannin Tynwald Day Services

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, St John's from its junction with the A30 Patrick Road to its junction with the A1 Douglas to Peel Road​

09.30 - 14.00 or until such time as the Rehearsal is finished A1 Douglas to Peel Road, St John's 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.

Traffic Restrictions

09.30 - 14.00 or until such time as the Ceremony is finished Clearway A1 Douglas to Peel Road, St John's (both sides) to its junction with Station Road to the brdge with the exception of Bus Vannin Vehicles

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.​