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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

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O.k mode of transport with many stops. Just felt sorry for the horses in the heat. Maybe. A cruel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
County Dublin, Ireland
Proper Victorian Seaside Experience

Whether you are watching the tram and horse go by or riding the length of the promenade, make sure... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wallingford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O.k mode of transport with many stops. Just felt sorry for the horses in the heat. Maybe. A cruel. Old fashioned. Method. That should probably be abolished. As I am a animal lover

Thank laurel12375
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are watching the tram and horse go by or riding the length of the promenade, make sure this is on your itinteray

Thank allbymyown
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxing ride on tram 10 min ride each way £3 one way or travel all day for £6 as many times as u like horses well cared for friendly staff runs right along sea front stopping at all bus stops

Thank david r
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The journey was good but unfortunately spoilt by a very grumpy female conductor today whom was in a bad mood and did not appear to like the tourists!

Thank Tom29bobby
Reviewed 31 October 2017

the journey from terminus to terminus is well worth it,, lovely views of the bay and of course a chance to see the hotels on the front,, the horses are well behaved and looked after so well,, after their work days are over they retire...More

Thank stanlpool
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Such an enjoyable experience. All horses have their own name around their neck so you identify them (something the kids particularly enjoy seeing which horse it is!) A leisurely trip can be had down the length of the promenade which all can enjoy.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 October 2017

During the course of the week we took many journeys between our hotel and Douglas town on a horse tram. Surprisingly comfortable once you learnt how to stop them and board in the centre of the traffic! Fast convenient and each horse only does two...More

Thank PeterFryer1952
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Beautiful horses, lovely people working with them. What a wealth of history for the town. Treasure them as they could disappear! Nice to know that the horses earn a retirement and their setting is gorgeous. Great history of the carriages. Long may they be enjoyed...More

Thank JanBarnes2014
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The last 'tram' we took that day. Loved the view along the promenade as it would have been a long walk. Can image when these were the popular mode of transportation in their heyday.

Thank aonekiwi
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We dropped by on an impulse and were made to feel very welcome indeed. we were guided round by a really nice lady. it was fabulous. thank you everyone who was there

Thank Lyn H
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26 February 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it is about £3.00 per person. Well worth it.
Christine M
29 April 2016|
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Response from ann4music | Reviewed this property |
An adult single ticket is £3 and £2 for a child. A day ticket is £6 adult and £3 child. Hope this helps. It is great experience!