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Address: Summerhill Road, Douglas
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Enchanting

Always worth a visit. Tranquil walks, tumbling waters. Not for the infirm as it is very steep in places.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went to the Summerhill Glen for a late night stroll and was not disappointed A stream running through the glen sets the atmosphere as the lights dance all around. I found myself unable to decide where to look at times! Worth a visit if you wish to walk through the enchanted forest that stimulates all of your senses. Fantastic recycled... More 

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Thank Harriet E
Ramsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Always worth a visit. Tranquil walks, tumbling waters. Not for the infirm as it is very steep in places.

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Thank cjtayl0r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Is not the best Glen you can see in the Isle of Man, but as is so close to Douglas, is perfect for the daily run, or the odd relax in a day with 1 hour spare time.

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Thank Fredsail
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Summerhill Glen was definitely the biggest surprise of my trip. I saw pictures before going there and knew what to expect, but seeing pictures doesn't compare to actually being there and walking down the glen. You just have to be there and experience it. Simple but lovely light effects and overall Summerhill Glen provides great entertainment. The atmosphere is kind... More 

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Thank tompaulman
Cumbria Lake District.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Lovely glen in the middle of Douglas/Onchan, quite hard to find as there are virtually no signs leading to it - Why? Even the entrance is very miss-able! As with all the Manx Glens, it is free. You would never have though you were in a busy town! Not accessible for wheelchairs and difficult for people with limited mobility. The... More 

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Thank Ian B
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited out of season bit wet and needing some T L C. Should be good when lit up later in season. Good fun for the little ones.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Visited today 41 years on from my last visit. A magical little place with waterfalls and fairies. Might be a little difficult for anyone with mobility problems due to steep slopes a and steps

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Wow what a find, noticed this was advertised in local paper but needed to ask directions as a little hard to find. But once found it was a lovely walk with our dog plus lovely light display (go once getting dusk to be able to see the light display fully) we loved all the fairy doors we found which had... More 

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Thank wendy E
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I used to come here all the time when I was younger and still do the annual Christmas light walk through. It's seriously deteriorated with regards to the lighting themes and displays which is such a shame! Although it is good use of recycling but the bottle lights/hanging decorations look so tacky and messy!

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Thank ManxCatMeow
Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

found this after several attempts as all road signs disappeared. Craft work shop was closed. Park an boating lake and surrounding area lovely. Staff pleasant

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