The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail, Laxey

4.7
#1 of 9 in Historic Sites in Isle of Man
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  • August 19, 2017
    Great place to visit in a beautiful village. Very pretty and scenic. Reasonably priced. 96 steps to the top of the wheel but it was windy the day we visited and I chickened out after reaching two thir...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Laxey wheel was a fascinating sight. Views from the top were fantastic & the scenery breathtakingly beautiful. We did the whole miners walk which was crammed with little waterfalls & information board...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Warm welcome from great staff, and mind-boggling wheel! Well worth a visit - I had no idea that water wheels could be so enormous - and to think this one is fully operational - and just for our deligh...  more »
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  • Fantastic attraction. You can climb right up by the wheel. It was pretty windy so we got a bit wet from the splashes, but great views of amazing machinery.
  • Had a great day here on the 16/5/17. Highly recommend, but probably not for those in a wheelchair or with walking difficulties. Overall, fab day at the wheel.
  • A place to overcome many a fear..... A place to recognise artistry of industry. ....
  • Great historic attraction. Well worth a visit. Beware lot of steps if you want to get to the top, otherwise relatively flat site.
  • Engineering at its best! Lots of steps and uneven surfaces but so impressive

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