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All reviews electric railway laxey wheel open carriage isle of man snaefell mountain fantastic views the east coast sunny day wooden seats coastal views great trip day ticket well worth the trip derby castle unlimited travel step back in time groudle glen
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must do, when visiting Douglas. A great scenic trip in an historic rail car, that really takes you back in time. The experience is exciting in this day and age, so you can only imagine the wow factor people must have felt,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KenS92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a tram trip well worth taking from douglkas to ramsey with multiple drop points along the way beautiful scenery, and you can arr ange to drive the tram yourselfm under supervision of one oif their expert drivers

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stanley C
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Travelled on the Manx Electric Railway from Douglas along the coast to Laxey. It was great taking in the autumn scenery and coastal views but it was a squeeze in the carraige.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my ride on the electric railway - from the friendly and helpful man at the ticket office who sold me my ticket and printed out the return timetable for me to take away, to the driver and conductor it was a really enjoyable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hantsdee
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is something that you must do on a visit to Isle of Man. The day we went it was very windy with low cloud but this did not spoil a great trip. What a feat of engineering.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian H H
Reviewed 9 November 2018

lovely veiws train doesnt go to fast you have plenty btime to see things even england on a clear day

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank william c
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Really enjoyed the journeys we had on the electric railway. Staff were very helpful. Great views it helped as we had a sunny day which was amazing. Would recommend this to any one. Plus we had a Go ticket which we were able to use...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie T
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Lovely railway line with lovely old trams...this is the way to see the island as it clings to the coast line. A hint for families......two adults and up to three children? Buy the go pass.Its £39 and gets you on all the trams trains and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BlightyEngland
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Bit noisy and rickity but great fun. A must do.Takes you back to the way things where. Kids young and old will love it. Jump off at Laxey and visit the wheels. Great feats of engineering.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marietomm
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Travelled on the electric railway from Douglas along the coast giving wonderful views of the coastline although the line is a little "jerky". Don't know how a wheelchair bound person would be able to use it as no obvious way for them to get on....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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24 March 2017|
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Response from palace15 | Reviewed this property |
It is very easy to move about and at times either side, on the way 'up' I would say the right hand side, to get a good view of the Laxey wheel.
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11 January 2016|
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Response from Sheila A | Reviewed this property |
We paid £16 each The ticket took us to Laxey on the train from Douglas. We changed at Laxey onto the Snaefell Railway and after a roam on the mountain we took the train back Laxey and then on to Douglas. We then used it to... More
3 November 2015|
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Response from nermal12 | Reviewed this property |
Hope you find the information that you are looking for. Whatever happens, this is a great attraction, not to be missed.