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Snaefell

Laxey
+44 1624 662525
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See the world on a clear day

We chose a beautiful sunny day for this trip and from top of Snaefell could see wales, Scotland... read more

Reviewed yesterday
chrisecart
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Beautiful scenery

The trip up to Snaefell was with the mountain railway. After a stop at Laxey for refreshments and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kittyboy2114
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

We chose a beautiful sunny day for this trip and from top of Snaefell could see wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Thank chrisecart
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip up to Snaefell was with the mountain railway. After a stop at Laxey for refreshments and a comfort break we head up to the summit. Journey took 30 minutes with great views on one side. There was a commentary which highlighted the various...More

Thank Kittyboy2114
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After enjoying a unique trip on the Mountain Railway there is a nice restaurant at the summit where you can have a nice choice of eats and drinks, served by courteous and helpful staff who were only too pleased to stop and chat with you.

Thank roy45Golborne
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This trip is a bargain. Great great fun and stunning awe inspiring beauty and power of nature. What's not to like about an out of the box adventure, that includes history, rustic charm, and the stunning natural beauty and views of the Isle of Man....More

Thank Bleuemoon2
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Rode the electric railway to the top. Very glad we took the advice to wear warm clothing. At the summit a westerly gale was blowing, not been so cold for years. Very warm in the cafe.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

But only on a clear day! We were very lucky on the day we came up; there was a strong north wind which​ kept the mist away so we had a great view in all directions. The cafe is good with excellent hot chocolate, complete...More

Thank Joni T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are in Laxey to visit the wheel, it would make sense to take the mountain railway from Laxey station up to Snaefell and reach the highest point of the island. The scenic journey up the mountain takes about 30 minutes, and provides you...More

Thank 94thMinute
Reviewed 23 April 2017

What a lovely way to spend a hour and a half...or longer if you choose. Take the Electric Train from Douglas, as we did, or from Ramsey to Laxey and catch the Snaefell Train up this mountain. If as me you interested in the TT...More

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was a great way to get to the top of the Island and the views were stunning. However you need to pick your day - any mist and your trip will not be as worthwhile - our day was sunny and very blustery at...More

Thank paulah2oman
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Fun way to get up the highest mountain on the Isle of Man. Climb aboard an old Mountain Tramway carriage in Laxey and after a steady 30 minute climb up a scenic valley you reach the summit if Snaefell. Best done on a clear day...More

Thank Veronica M
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Welshquin
Has anyone done the dining experience on the Snaefell train? If so, any comments/advice, please?
21 June 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
I'm in a wheelchair, how long would it take to push up ?
28 January 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
How long does it take to walk up Snaefell from Laxey?
13 January 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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