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Address: Summerhill Road, Douglas
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Best at night

Although this is lit up at night, some of the lights did not seem to come on. we visited at dusk and some were on and were very attractive, we went back later when it was truly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 June 2016
Johnthewhit
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Derbyshire
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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

this is still very uncared for , when we entered there was a man in a sleeping bag asleep on a bench . its a pity, it could be a nice place with a clear out and tidy up . the trees were alive with bird song . as we went down the hill to the tiny garden on the... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Lovely place to walk through, although the weather had been slightly wet, it wasn't too muddy. We entered at Governors Bridge entrance and followed the path downwards. There are streams and bridges, lots of forks in the pathways so just take a chance! We found sculptures and a waterfall, there are lots of lights so I imagine it would be... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Although this is lit up at night, some of the lights did not seem to come on. we visited at dusk and some were on and were very attractive, we went back later when it was truly dark and the others were still not on and it felt a bit dodgy walking in the dark parts, so be careful.

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Thank Johnthewhit
Windsor, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Start your walk by governor's bridge and take in the magic of this unique glen. By day you can spot the many fairy doors set in the tree hollows. At night the glen is lit by many fairy lights. The babbling glen winds downwards, a walk of about 20 minutes and exits on the coast road. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Jan F
Liverpool
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This delightful little glen is amazing, especially after dusk because that's when the magic begins! There are lots of characters lit up as you meander through the glen at night. If the kids are still awake they'll love it!

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Thank PhillyLiverpool
Isle of Man
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121 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Lovely little glen nestling between Douglas & Onchan. It has illuminations which are obviously best viewed on dark evenings in the autumn, & it has a delightful festive display at Christmas time. A lovely glen to walk through at any time of the year.

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Thank manxmanpaul
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39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Great place to take the kids when the nights get dark, beautiful illuminations. Need wellies for the little ones in the winter if it has rained, but otherwise good surfaces.

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Thank VOIRRIE M
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153 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is a loverly little glen just at the bottom of summer hill , it up hill and has a nice little stream running through it , very nice in the sprin

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

What a wonderful place this is with a stream rushing down through the steep ravine adorned with shaped lights ,gnomes, and swans plus an igloo made from old plastic drinks bottles ,it's an absolute delight but with steep steps and paths to climb you need to be quite fit , but it's well worth the effort, Fabulous

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Thank chlodarfin
Douglas, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

We visited the glen to view the lights and were not disappointed. A great deal of work has gone into making this a varied and colourful display. From angels to dinosaurs the was something for all tastes.

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