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1. Snaefell Mountain Railway

Top 10 ten places to visit in North West England – Isle of Man

Snaefell Mountain Railway

Built in 1895, Snaefell Mountain Railway runs from the village of Laxey to the highest point on the island, Snaefell Mountain, a height of 2036 ft and a distance of five miles. A one way ticket takes about 30 minutes and the views from the top are fantastic. The track is steep, with a gradient of 1 in 12, and a special third ‘fell’ rail is used for braking on the way down.

Snaefell Mountain Railway Address:
Station is near the Bungalow on the TT Course
Isle of Man

Snaefell Mountain Railway Opening Times:
Open daily from 30th April to 30th September.
Snaefell Mountain Railway Admission:
From around £10.00 return for adults and £5.00 return for children from Laxey to the summit of Snaefell. Other fares are available – follow the website link below for full details.
T  + 44 (0)1624 675222

W  Snaefell Mountain Railway  

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Map of Laxey, the Isle of Man


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