Snaefell

Snaefell, Laxey: Address, Phone Number, Snaefell Reviews: 4.5/5

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Jun 2022 • Family
We were prevented from boarding a scheduled service as coach tour had pre-booked all but three seats. We were told we had to wait for the next service. Staff rude and unhelpful.
Written June 20, 2022
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Thomas Edward Nicholson known as Eddie
Bridge Of Earn, UK217 contributions
Apr 2022
Off the mountain train and into the Snaefell cafe for tea. Pleasant service to a table with a good view of the mountain scenery. The homemade scones with cream and butter were reasonable in price and went down a treat.
Written May 16, 2022
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Patc
London, UK39 contributions
Apr 2022
Fantastic trip up to the summit on the electric railway with fantastic views along the route. There is a lovely cafe at the top so please take time to visit and support this business.
Written April 3, 2022
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GRAHAM C
Dunton Green, UK788 contributions
Sep 2021
Travelling up by the Railway is the real way to climb up the Snaefell unless, of course, you are on a motorcycle and have ambitions to think you are on the TT. Weather permitting, the views are fantastic. Great photo opportunities, Will probably be windy, even if sunny and conditions can change quickly whilst you are there . Take appropriate clothing. Cafe / restaurant on summit. This is the highlight of a day in Laxey but only if there is no cloud. Enjoy.
Written October 2, 2021
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Michael C
Derby, UK1,909 contributions
Jul 2021
Travelling up the mountain on a hot, sunny day was a great experience. From the summit thee views in every direction were amazing, with Ireland to the west and England to the east. Far below us, we were able to watch and listen to the would-be TT riders doing they best to emulate their heroes. A great experience. However, clear weather is essential to enjoy the views.
Written July 21, 2021
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ian craven
Leeds, UK31 contributions
Apr 2020
not so good for very young children or the elderly because the very thin air is not suitable can be fun on a sunny day not nice in low clouds
Written March 12, 2021
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John K
Birmingham, UK71 contributions
Sep 2019
Took the tram to the top, passes the famous Bungalow TT station. Views were not great on our trip but could be spectacular on a clear day. It was so windy we had to shelter behind the buildings.
Written February 6, 2020
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LSB538
Yeovil, UK60 contributions
Nov 2019
We visited in early November so the train was not running nor was the cafe open. We parked at the bungalow and walked up. It isn't a particularly hard climb and takes about 25 minutes. The view from the top is outstanding! Plus the snow was an added bonus.
As the train wasn't running we walked back down the train tracks which was a great way to get down rather than sliding on ones derriere!
Highly recommended.
Written November 14, 2019
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Ginny P
Odiham, UK12 contributions
Sep 2019
We had a wonderful sunny day with good visibility for this trip albeit windy! Went up on the train which was fun. Took pics at the trig point hanging on for dear life as the gale force winds at the top of the mountain threatened to blow us away. Then visited the cafe for a coffee and bun. Being keen (although not young) walkers we had already planned a walk back down to Laxey from Snaefell. It took a couple of hours and you need stout walking shoes etc. as there is a stream to cross and it is a bit like fell-walking in places. The OS map was useless in this respect as not all the paths it showed actually existed higher up (although the initial path from the peak to the crossing of the main road was clear). The signalman at the railway stop just below the peak of Snaefell where the main road crossed was very helpful and showed us the correct route to take (a bit of a sheep track). Once we were off the mountain peak the wind abated to normal levels and we thoroughly enjoyed the trek to Laxey followed by a well earned cream tea.
Written November 6, 2019
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Christina L
France108 contributions
Sep 2019
The highest 'mountain' on the Island and to get there, take the small wooden tram from Laxey which creaks and winds its way up. From the top, you have a glorious view across to Northern Ireland, Ireland, Scotland, England the Wales. Nice walks up there too and a little cafè also doing food.
Written November 6, 2019
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