The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail, Laxey

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  • Unfortunately were too early in the season as it is not open yet. A very impressive sight, there is a restaurant on the road just below the wheel that has a large impressive model on the wall. It has....  more »
  • Within minutes drive of Douglas you have to stand near this amazing feat of engineering from the past. Built to take the water out of the nearby mountain it looks like it could still work today. A...  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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