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Great views and good cafe

We were lucky enough to go on a clear sunny day, so the views were good, but it was still very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Reading, United Kingdom
Trip up the mountain

Lovely scenic ride up the Snaefell mountain side. Great views of the Laxey Wheel. We had a bit of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
helen h
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

We were lucky enough to go on a clear sunny day, so the views were good, but it was still very breezy at the top. After a quick walk around we headed into the café, where you can still see the view and enjoy a...More

Thank P_Aldrich2013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely scenic ride up the Snaefell mountain side. Great views of the Laxey Wheel. We had a bit of cloud up top but we have been before. It is worth checking the weather for this going for the first time. We walked back down to...More

Thank helen h
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful journey from Laxey, passing the Laxey wheel. There is commentary on board providing information on the places to see from the train. Views are supposed to be spectacular but on our journey the clouds descended and visibility was nil but that didn't spoil...More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Superb views easy stroll up to Trig point Good cafe serving high standard food. Very helpful staff. Highly recommend.

Thank merrycroft
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice way to get to see the views of England,Ireland Wales on a clear day.We was lucky it was sunny and views were great. The train ride was a bit bumpy and chilly but worth it.Found the café expensive 2 drinks and...More

Thank lottie49
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely leisurely ride from Laxey village to the summit of the only mountain on the Isle of Man, Snaefell. All in an electric tram from bygone days, nothing plush and a little bumpy but all adding the the experience of travel in the past....More

Thank LadyAzul
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the mountain railway up Snaefell on a clear day. Journey was great and the views at the top stunning. Could see Ireland, Scotland and the Lake District. A must do.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving at the Summit on the Mountain Railway, enjoy refreshments in the cafe and enjoy the magnificent views if you go on a fine day.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic view!!! Definitely recommended in sunny weather. Half an hour climbing from the Joey Dunlop statue.

Thank Csilla K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the time to get up the mountain on the 2 trains (one to Laxey, then connect on the Snaefell Mountain Railway). The views are excellent (on a clear day). And very good food in the Mountain Cafe (we had a really tasty Sconce...More

Thank MSkinner
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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
Nigel C
29 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.
Paul L
14 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.