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Snaefell

Laxey
+44 1624 662525
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Weather doesn't stop it!

Fascinating! The quality of build evident in these old mountain trams is impressive. The standards... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ModdeyDhoo061
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Laxey, United Kingdom
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No clear paths

Tried to follow ordinance survey map but friendly local told us the ones marked don't exist. Took a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DMCMStHelensUK
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St Helens UK
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fascinating! The quality of build evident in these old mountain trams is impressive. The standards of preservation and maintenance are obviously high. The helpful staff are lovely. The views from the top are incredible and the cafe is lovely. The ride is a joy, and...More

Thank ModdeyDhoo061
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to follow ordinance survey map but friendly local told us the ones marked don't exist. Took a longer route via windy corner and over an unmarked Hill parallel to the busy mountain road. Steep climb at the end to the summit. Great views. Breezy....More

Thank DMCMStHelensUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a mountain. You can see scotland, Wales, northern island and England. It's a mountain with lots and lots of wind, sheep, wind and more wind. A lovely cafe at the top. Quite pricey for what you get but if it's a cold and windy...More

Thank BallaghHall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tram up the mountain was great and allows wonderful views up the valley and round the mountain and both sides of the island. At the top there are wonderful views and a cafe that provides well needed hot drinks food and alcohol (if desired)....More

Thank Alison20476
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We caught the train halfway up as we were driving the TT mountain track. on the hill section the train crosses the road, from here you can park and get the train to the summit, you cannot get there by car. Its a short trip...More

Thank no1missmarple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely views from the top of IOM's highest mountain. Easy to ride up on the train from Laxey with knowledgeable staff narrating the way. We walked back down to the Bungalow to catch the tram back again.

Thank C H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this on a lovely July day. Couldn't quite see england / scotland / ireland from the top but still great views and well worth going up. The train is lovely and old and amazing they built it all in 7 months ( Would...More

1  Thank adam_nwuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The train here takes you up a steep track slowly, but it seems much faster coming down. I got off at the Bungalow station, which allows you to take a quick but steep walk up the rest of the way (you can then take the...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently we took the electric tram from Douglas to laxey from where we joined the snafell railway tram that took us up to the highest point in the island namely snafell mountain which is about 2300 ft high..it was a clear day when we travelled...More

2  Thank Kennypo20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to go on a clear sunny day, so the views were good, but it was still very breezy at the top. After a quick walk around we headed into the café, where you can still see the view and enjoy a...More

Thank P_Aldrich2013
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Welshquin
June 21, 2017|
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Response from Alan A | Reviewed this property |
well its not on the train but in the summit restaurant. the trains no wider then 3 1/2 bottoms 4 is a squash so no room im aware of for dinning car. cant recommend the dinner experience enough but you do need to book... More
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Nigel C
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Mcfcian | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, unless you go when the railway is running I do not think you could get to the to. It is a mountain.
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Paul L
January 13, 2017|
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Response from coach_driver39 | Reviewed this property |
At a nice steady pace you should make it there and back in 3 hrs enjoy your walk.
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