Isle of Man Lodges Blog

The Isle of Man’s stunning, varied and ever-changing landscape has long fascinated locals and visitors alike, and it’s seemingly endless collection of glens, hills, beaches and forests provide a unique environment for flora, fauna and people to thrive within.

Summer is here on the Isle of Man with long days stretching from the first chirrups of birdsong as early as 4am to sunsets streaked with oranges, pinks and mauves at 10pm...

This is a very personal blog as it explains the origins of the paintings on display in Chapel Bay Lodge, which are the work of my late father, René François. Many of our guests have remarked on his unique artwork so here is some background about his life, influences and inspirations, as well as how the paintings came to be in the Lodge.

We’ve just passed the midpoint of TT 2019 fortnight, and finally the sun is starting to make an appearance after what has been a frustrating qualifying week for riders, visitors and locals alike, with low mist, drizzle and rain bringing delays to the schedule and even the contingency schedule.

This year we have had more guests than ever before choosing to holiday at Bishop’s Lodge and Chapel Bay Lodge during April and May and we think they’re on to a good thing!