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Snaefell

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Address: Laxey
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Trundle up Snaefell

What a lovely way to spend a hour and a half...or longer if you choose. Take the Electric Train from Douglas, as we did, or from Ramsey to Laxey and catch the Snaefell Train up... read more

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lovely way to spend a hour and a half...or longer if you choose. Take the Electric Train from Douglas, as we did, or from Ramsey to Laxey and catch the Snaefell Train up this mountain. If as me you interested in the TT race track (road) you are going to cross it. Its unbelievable the bikes travel at... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great way to get to the top of the Island and the views were stunning. However you need to pick your day - any mist and your trip will not be as worthwhile - our day was sunny and very blustery at the top. The tram was well run and on time but expect it to be... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun way to get up the highest mountain on the Isle of Man. Climb aboard an old Mountain Tramway carriage in Laxey and after a steady 30 minute climb up a scenic valley you reach the summit if Snaefell. Best done on a clear day for excellent views to wards Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Can be very windy at the... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The weather was fine in Laxey and for most of the way up even at Bungalow Station. Got to the top and you could see nothing and it was cold and windy. Difficult to say anything above average. The train journey was pleasant enough though and worthwhile.

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Thank AgedMan
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked up from the Bungalow Station while my friends caught the tram from there to the top. It was nearly a mile to the top but well worth it once up there even though some parts are very steep to walk. Make sure you pack some warm clothes because it's quite cold at the top! The cafe at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

What a contrast, have been up here 3 times now, never once seen the four kingdoms, England, Scotland, Ireland and the Kingdom of the sea. Sorry Wales you are a principality. You can leave Laxey in brilliant sunshire and end up at athe top in high winds and freezing clouds. But a warm coffee or hot chocolate await so it... More 

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Thank Mcfcian
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

It was a very nice day trip to come here from Douglas and back. At the end of the line, at the highest point, the fog was thick and could not admire the view, but the trip itself was very pleasant. Inside the restaurant, at the top end of the line, we had a very good lunch with soup, meatballs... More 

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wirral
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great electric train ride to the top that takes about half an hour from Laxey. Best to be on right hand side up to the mountain course/bungalow and then views best on the left. Cafe at the top is expensive, but not ridiculously so. What do you expect on the top of a mountain? Had lovely soup, cakes, hot chocolate... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Highest point on Isle of Man and Snaefell means Snow Mountain Railways climbs up 2,000 ft and there is a marker showing the surrounding countries of Scotland, Ireland, England & Wales. Can be cold and windy so a hot "cream" tea at the cafe is very welcoming.

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited Snaefell travelling on The Snaefell Mountain Railway from Laxey. The journey takes 30 minutes with great views and points of interest along the climb to the summit. At the summit a café offers the basics – hot drinks and snacks – and a chance to warm up. Our visit was on a cool and breezy October day. If... More 

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