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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

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Address: Douglas
Phone Number: 01624696420
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A unique experience.

The horse tram is a very special experience. It is a charming means of transport and the horses are beautiful gentle animals who seem more than happy to do their job. They are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The horse tram is a very special experience. It is a charming means of transport and the horses are beautiful gentle animals who seem more than happy to do their job. They are clearly well cared for and well rested after the journey.

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Thank Ruth M
Notts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely worth trying. Do it on a fine day. Note that it is included in the Manx combined day ticket for busses, trams and trains.

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Thank worrab69
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great way to travel the promenade in Douglas. The teams are regular and can be hailed at certain bus stops which are clearly marked.

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Thank Susan S
Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The horse tram is a must ride for any visitor to the Douglas promenade. Take a leisurely ride back into history while the modern world races by alongside

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Thank Colin B
York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely worth doing whilst in Douglas. I was a little concerned about the horses pulling the tram all day, every day but they only do 4 trips and don't run on Mondays in the season.

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Thank melearp
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very novel experience as we had never experienced travel by any thing horse drawn in our life time. Progress has overtaken this mode of travel not necessarily for the better.

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Thank muriel s
Leeds UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a brilliant way to see Douglas sea front. Or in my case, great for people with tired feet after a days exploring the island.

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Thank Laneeyb
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Runs just along the front at frequent intervals, great on sunny day but bit damp when raining. Suggest good waterproof if it's raining.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Riding in the front seat of the horse tram and hearing the horse clip clop along the prom was the highlight of my holiday. The trams were only in operation for a couple of the days I was there so I made the most of it and fitted in as any journeys as I could. I couldn't get enough of... More 

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Thank lovetotravel1704
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whilst we were visiting the Island we heard on the news that 'they' may close this perfect attraction due to costs of relaying the rail tracts after re surfacing the promenade. We used the tram everyday of our holiday, they were more regular than the buses along the sea front. It would be such a shame to terminate this charming... More 

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