The Isle of Man TT – Camping With Class in a Luxury Motorhome
The Isle of Man TT is a world renowned motorcyle road race which takes place on the Isle of Man, the island in between mainland England and Ireland, which is sometimes also refereed to as the Road Race Capital of the World. A must for motorsport enthusiasts, tens of thousands of motorcycle racing fans make their way to the Isle of Man TT to watch the spectacle, which for a couple of weeks over May and June almost doubles the population of this tiny island. With accommodation at such a premium during these events and usually extremely expensive, motorhome hire is often the best way for motorsport enthusiasts to balance comfort and cost while you stay on the island to enjoy the action.
When is the Isle of Man TT?
The 2019 dates for the Isle of Man TT are spread out over a fortnight. From the 25th of May to the 31st of May, the qualifiers will take place, followed immediatel by the races from the 1st of June to the 7th of June.
Each day has it’s own type of motorbike race which is held from 6.20 at night until 8.50, with superbikes, sidecar, supersport, supertock, lightweight and senior categories as well as the the much more recent ‘zero’ category which was brought in in 2010 and features motorbikes which aren’t powered by fossil fuels and have zero emmissions.
Motorhome Camping for the Isle of Man TT
With guest houses hotels and pretty much any other space on the island given over to tourists, it’s no surprise that campsites fill up just as fast as anywhere else during the Isle of Man TT. However, sports grounds, stadiums and anywhere else suitable, open up their outdoor space for those camping for the races. While this provides for a wide selection of places to pitch your Priory Motorhome, it’s worth booking as far in advance as you can as there is, naturally plenty of competition for pretty much anywhere anyone can stay for a night or several.
Booking your pitch isn’t the only consideration, being an island, you’ll also need to book a ferry to get there and while motorhomes are just as welcome on the ferry as they are on the island, you’re best off booking as far in advance as you can to make sure you can get a place.
With such a popular event, you’ll also want to make sure you can hire the motorhome you want well in advance too, so while you’re making advance bookings for everything else, make sure you contact us as soon as you can to reserve your luxury motorhome and stay at the Isle of Man TT in style!