The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail, Laxey

4.6
#1 of 17 in Historic Sites in Isle of Man
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  • Quite a feat of engineering and even when not working is very impressive to see and walk around, if you climb to the top its over 90 steps with a viewing balcony well worth viewing the surrounding lan...  more »
  • One of the Isle of Mans most famous structures. Would have been nice to see it working. Nice gentle walk up from the town, but of an incline at the end. There is an outside set of stairs up to the top...  more »
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  • Interesting place to visit but expect a lot of walking around. You can climb to the top of the wheel for some brilliant views but it is via a single spiral staircase which winds around the tower so not for those who have a dislike of heights
  • A huge industrial landmark, the wheel towers over Lacey. A fifteen minute walk from the Electric Train station brings you to the wheel. Worth climbing to the top to really understand the size of it, the best views are from either side. It's worth a walk into the nearby mine, with hardhat provided. For UK National Trust members admission is free.
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