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A5 (Isle of Man)

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From:  Douglas (SC367762)
To:  Port Erin (SC195690)
Via:  Ballasalla
Distance:  12.9 miles (20.8 km)
Meets:  A1, A6, A25, A7, A12, A3, A28, A31, A29, A7, A32
Former Number(s):  A7, A8
Old route now:  A7
Primary Destinations
Highway Authorities

Isle of Man

Traditional Counties

Isle of Man

Route outline (key)
A5 Douglas - Ballasalla
A5 Ballasalla - Colby - Port Erin
A5 Ballasalla - Castletown - Port Erin

The A5 is the main route serving the south of the Isle of Man.


Douglas - Ballasalla

A5 entering Fairy Bridge

Ballasalla - Castletown

is home to the Isle of Man's only dual carriageway - A stretch less than a km long outside the airport.

Castletown - Port Erin

Station Road, Port Erin


The original routes of the A5 and A7

The A5 originally went through Colby, on what is now the A7. The current route of the A5 between Ballasalla and Port Erin was the A8 between Ballasalla and Castletown and the A7 between Castletown and Port Erin. The change to the current route happened in (year).

A5 (Isle of Man)
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Other nearby roads
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Port Erin
Manx A Roads
A40·A41·A42·A43·A44·A45·A46·A47·A232 · Former uses of numbers: A3·A4·A7·A8·A33

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