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“hairraising at times”

Manx Electric Railway
Ranked #2 of 43 things to do in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
422 reviews
257 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“hairraising at times”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

We liked our ride but we sat at the back of the open carriage so it was quite cold and you had to hang on when it went round the corners.If this is a problem make sure you ride in the closed carriage.

Visited July 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Blow the cobwebs away”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

Though cold and drizzly and a bit of a step up, ensure you get a seat on the outside carriage as this was a quite an exhilirating experience

Visited June 2013
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Derbyshire
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“well worth the experience”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

lovely way to see Snaefell mountain and the changing weather around the island, this railway has been running for many years and you wont find many in such original condition, the coaches on the train are in superb original classic condition and its a very relaxing journey with plenty to see

Visited September 2012
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
169 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Excellent way of getting an overview of IOM”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

On a sunny day this excusion is worth a consideration. Stop off points on the way. Lovely view at the top of the mountain. Take warm clothing.

Visited June 2013
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great way to see around!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great way to see around the island. Beautiful views from up the mountains. A different and unique way to travel. We really enjoyed the trip. Although very cold when you reach Snaefell no matter how warm it is in Douglas but views are breath-taking. Would recommend this trip to anyone wanting to see the Isle of Man.

Visited June 2013
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