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“A must on a clear day” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Manx Electric Railway

Manx Electric Railway
Ranked #2 of 40 things to do in Douglas
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Ulverston
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86 attraction reviews
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“A must on a clear day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

We took the railway to the top of Snaefell on a really clear day. We had fantastic views of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. We also had a wander round Laxey - a pleasant village which is strung out between the railway and the sea. It's a pity we didn't have time to go up the coast to Ramsey.

Visited June 2014
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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“Another trip back to the future”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

The tram ride, although noisy went through some wonderful scenery on the way to Ramsey.
We did not get off at Laxey to visit the big wheel or to go up the mountain but if you do make sure that the weather is clear so you can see all the different countries from the top.

Visited June 2014
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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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“Traveling on the Manx Electric Railway”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Personally I was unable to travel on the electric railway as they said they had no way for me to board it. It was rather high from the platform into the carriage. My husband and son went on it and I waited for them to come back, they said it was a very good ride but definitely would not have been suitable for me. To enjoy this attraction to the full you would have to been very able bodied in the legs, would not suit anyone with physical disabilities.

Visited September 2013
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“Up to the mountain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Isle of Man is a wonderful place for the trains followers. Take the Manx Electric Railway to the north. Drop Off in Laxey. A walk at the town. A great view of the sea and the lighthouses. Back to the station and combine with the Snaefell line. Great view of the all Island from the top. A lot of wind, but with a restaurant to eat and souvenirs. Also, take the passport with you and you can stamp the mail cancellation of the Snaefell on it there in the restaurant. A great memory.

Visited April 2014
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Liverpool
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“Taking you back in time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Great time spent on the MER. Recommend this way to travel around the Isle of Man! Keep up the good work and never let this mode of transport die away.

Visited June 2014
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