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Summerhill Glen

Summerhill Road, Douglas
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Beautiful illuminated glen

This is a very pretty glen which is illuminated with all sorts of things. A lot of steps and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hertfordshire england

My brother-in-law, sister and their daughter (7) walked through Summerhill Glen and loved every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Summerhill Road, Douglas
Summerhill Road, Douglas
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very pretty glen which is illuminated with all sorts of things. A lot of steps and steep in places, so not ideal for people with walking difficulties, but if you can manage it, do it. It’s a real fairy glen

Thank JoAnthony
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother-in-law, sister and their daughter (7) walked through Summerhill Glen and loved every minute of it. There were fairy houses, mommy ducks with ducklings, the waterfall that changed colours, the swans and especially the peacock and all the lights. There were also dinosaurs which...More

Thank Judy120
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This Glen is best visited once the daylight has gone or is fading as the most enchanting aspect of Summerhill Glen is the lights that are prolific within the glen. Once the light fades the glen becomes and enchanted walk through fairy tale scenes and...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're staying in Douglas. We had a walk down the Glen after walking up to the TT grandstand. It's a hidden gem...we didn't know it was lit up at night, so we'll have to have a stroll through the Glen...More

Thank BluebottleBlues
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This could of so easily be tacky, but it's not. Even if when you read my words it sounds tacky, it's not. Go if you are in Douglas in the dark. At the North end of Douglas is Summerhill Road, walk up a little way...More

Thank GlyderFawr
Reviewed 25 September 2017

As a reviewer has written below I too don't understand any complaints. This attraction is free. It is a small glen with colourful lights, some of which change colour on leaves and water. I love the fairy doors and the animations. Great for children to...More

Thank IOMtravelgirl
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The glen is very pretty but parts of it have poorly lit steps which are difficult to negotiate - take a torch with you.

Thank MAN1938
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A little glen but it is quite steep and uneven in places dropping down from the TT course to very near the Derby Castle end of Douglas Promenade. There seem to be more "residents" than our last visit in 2015. For full effect visit after...More

Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Visited a few times as our hotel was very close. We went in the evening when it was lit up & the mist was out & also in the daytime. I don't understand how anybody could complain about this place as it is such a...More

1  Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I had discovered that there was a light show in the glen in the evenings in autumn and winter and had waited with anticipation to take our little one there. Eventually we did just that in November of last year. What a disappointment it was....More

Thank John T
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22 November 2015|
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Response from AlyBee2013 | Reviewed this property |
As far a I am aware they are. There is no-one checking at either end of the glen and we have certainly seen people walking their dogs. Hope that helps and that you enjoy it!
14 October 2015|
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Response from AlyBee2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. They are as follows: 1st August to 31st August - 8pm to 12.30am 1st September to 30th November - 7.30pm to 12.30am 1st December to 6th January for Christmas switch on - 4.30pm to 10.30pm. Hope that helps.
1 September 2015|
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Response from TimRideout | Reviewed this property |
The official times for 2015/16 are: Lighting up times are; 1st August - 30th August 8.00pm to 12.30am 1st September - 30th November 7.30pm to 12.30am Christmas switch on 1st December - 6th January 4.30pm to 10.30pm