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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

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Old fashioned horse rides

These carriages run regularly along the sea front They are worth doing as good sea side views and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
normanHertfordshire
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hertfordshire
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Don't miss riding on the trams

The horse drawn trams in Douglas are a novel and great way to travel along the length of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
James Q
,
Kendal, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“horse tram” (123 reviews)
“sea front” (51 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These carriages run regularly along the sea front They are worth doing as good sea side views and steeped in history They can get busy though !

Thank normanHertfordshire
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The horse drawn trams in Douglas are a novel and great way to travel along the length of the promenade. The horses are not overworked and each one does two trips up and down the promenade each day. We did get the impression that the...More

Thank James Q
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Douglas promenade horse drawn trams are a sheer delight to ride on observe or photograph. The carriages mostly have no sides so it can be a bit draughty at times. The horses are delightful and pull the trams at a very sedate speed. It...More

Thank Paul A
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was in the IoM for a few days with my lady wife person. We decided to get the tram from the main train station to the Electric Railway. The service is frequent and we found the staff to be helpful and in good spirits, despite...More

Thank Dave O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode on the tramway as this was recommended to us and am so pleased we did. The horses were beautiful and graceful and the staff on board were very polite and friendly. It costs £3 each for a single journey or £6 for a...More

Thank Victoria B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a clippity clop along the front. A different experience and can recommend if you are in Douglas.

Thank Geoff C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely trip from Derby Castle at the north end of town to town centre then onward to the steam train . Just love these modes of transport on Isle of Man.

Thank bantickr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was another reasonable trip but not as interesting as the electric tramway. It can be quite cold too.

Thank rjbrooks2001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this. Well worth doing. Caught from Douglas prom and travelled to the end. Lovely trip. Good price. Then caught electric train to mountain and horse tram bk to where we started

Thank ally2666
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the nearby Regency Hotel, Our Go Explore Cards were valid for travel and we used the service all days we were in Douglas. We enjoyed our travels on the Tramway and in the TT traffic it was as fast as everything else...More

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solotraveller2710
3 April 2018|
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The horse drawn trams are definitely still operating. I have just been for a short Easter break on the island at the end of March and they were up and running on a daily timetable. You can pick up an information leaflet at... More
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johnhosty
27 February 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it is about £3.00 per person. Well worth it.
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Christine M
29 April 2016|
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Response from ann4music | Reviewed this property |
An adult single ticket is £3 and £2 for a child. A day ticket is £6 adult and £3 child. Hope this helps. It is great experience!
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