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Laxey Destination Guide

Explore Laxey in Isle of Man.

Laxey in the region of is a place in Isle of Man - some 6 mi (or 10 km) North-East of Douglas, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Laxey is now 05:37 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Isle of Man" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sheffield, Oxford, Manchester, Liverpool, Holyhead or Andreas. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Onchan and Laxey. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Isle Of Man TT 2012 Superbike Race 2 Jun...

05:18 min ( June 03, 2012 by LuikSkywalker)
Views: 4,166 - Rating: 3.66667/5

Pics taken From Bedstead Corner. 2 June 2012. Winner no1 John McGuiness 1000 Honda Second no4 Cameron Donald 1000 Honda Third no5 Bruce Anstey 1000 Honda 4 no3 Guy Martin 1000 Suzuki 5 no7 Gary Johnso...

Longtale TV - Whale Attack!

00:36 min ( May 27, 2008 by LongtaleTV)
Views: 18,808 - Rating: 1.42222/5

This alarming footage was sent in by one of our viewers.. A killer killer whale attack! Police are advising against any non-essential travel on Douglas beach until the beast is caught. More to follow....


Laxey Great Wheel

01:19 min ( October 15, 2012 by Dave Clucas)
Views: 7 - Rating: 0/5

Lady Isabella or Laxey Great Wheel was originally used to dewater Laxey Mine. Now it has been renovated and is a popular tourist attraction

Laxey Mines Railway complete journey on ...

02:52 min ( September 03, 2012 by Tom Crellin)
Views: 12 - Rating: 0/5

Complete journey travelling from the mines to the glen gardens in August 2012. Includes the trip through the longest railway tunnel on the Isle of Man


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Laxey during the next days.

29
May
2019

TT @ The Dome

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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02
Jun
2019

Roy Chubby Brown

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04
Jun
2019

Manx Wildlife Week - Eco Church Bring And Share Supper

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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01
Jul
2019

The Battle Of Isandlwana: A Free Talk By Douglas Rattray.

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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22
Jul
2019

Firestarter Festival IoM 2019

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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02
Aug
2019

An Evening With "Big" Phil Campion - Who Dares Grins!

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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28
Oct
2019

Aled Jones & Russell Watson

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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21
Nov
2019

Murderers, Mafia, Hitmen And US Prison

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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07
Dec
2019

Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much...

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23
Sep
2020

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

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Interesting facts about this location

Laxey Browside Tramway

The Laxey Browside Tramway was a water operated two-car system that transported passengers up the hillside to the Laxey water wheel on the Isle of Man. Consisting of two open cars that operated opposite ends of the small line, it was powered by the water that was also used to turn the mighty water wheel. The tramway was opened in 1890, but closed in 1906.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.23, -4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Railway lines in the Isle of Man

Snaefell Wheel

The Snaefell Wheel (also known as Lady Evelyn) is a waterwheel in Laxey, Isle of Man. The wheel stands in the washing floors in Laxey Glen Gardens, approximately 700 metres south of the larger Laxey Wheel. The wheel was unveiled with the name Lady Evelyn to mark the extensive work of Evelyn Jones in her support of the Laxey Mines Research Team.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.23, -4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in the Isle of Man, Visitor attractions in the Isle of Man, Watermills in the Isle of Man

Laxey station

Laxey Station is a station in the village of Laxey on the Isle of Man serving as an intermediate station on the Manx Electric Railway as well as being the lower terminus of the Snaefell Mountain Railway.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.23, -4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Manx Electric Railway, Railway stations in the Isle of Man

Great Laxey Mine Railway

The Great Laxey Mine Railway was originally constructed to serve the Isle of Man's Great Laxey Mine, a lead mine located in Laxey. The 19 gauge railway runs from the old mine entrance to the washing floors along a right of way that passes through the Isle of Man's only railway tunnel under the 36 gauge Victorian Manx Electric Railway and the main A2 Douglas to Ramsey coast road.

More reading: Great Laxey Mine Railway homepage
Located at 54.23, -4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:18 inch gauge railways, Heritage railways in the Isle of Man, Industrial railways, Mining in the Isle of Man, Narrow gauge railways in the Isle of Man, Visitor attractions in the Isle of Man

Laxey Wheel

The Laxey Wheel (also known as Lady Isabella) is a large waterwheel built in the village of Laxey in the Isle of Man. Designed by Robert Casement, it has a 72-foot-6-inch diameter, is 6 feet wide and revolves at approximately three revolutions per minute.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.23, -4.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in the Isle of Man, Visitor attractions in the Isle of Man, Watermills in the Isle of Man