Things to do with the Kids - The Isle of Man - Children's attractions

Things to do with the Kids - The Isle of Man - Children's attractions

 The Wet Zone  Superb swimming and fun facilities at the new National Sports centre.

Manx Museum  The Island's Treasure House

 Curraghs Wildlife Park  Over 100 species of birds and animals in this natural wetland environment.

Onchan Pleasure Park  Motor boats, go-karts, crazy golf, tennis, bowling, pitch and putt, children's playground, amusement arcade and cafe. Near public transport.
The Calf of Man and Bird Observatory  See a flock of rare breed Manx Loaghtan four-horn sheep.
 Manx Wildlife Trust  20 reserves situated throughout the island.
 The Basking Shark Society  Arranges trips to see these magnificent creatures at close quarters.

Manx BirdLife

Manx BirdLife, 35 New Road, Laxey, Isle of Man, IM4 7BG

Tel: +44 (0)1624 861130

Manx BirdLife is working to conserve the Isle of Man’s wild birds and their habitats through advocacy and by raising public awareness of conservation issues.

 Isle of Man Steam Railway(1873)

 Distance:16 miles (Douglas- Port Erin)

Gauge: 3ft. Longest narrow-gauge steam line in the British Isles. Attractions include the Port Erin Railway Museum.

 Manx Electric Railway (1893)

 Distance: 18 miles (Douglas- Ramsey).

Gauge:3ft. Longest vintage narrow-gauge line in the British Isles. Oldest working tramcars in the world.

 Snaefell Mountain Railway (1895)

 Distance: 5 miles (Laxey- summit).

Gauge:3ft. 6ins. The only electric mountain railway in the British Isles. Gradients as steep as 1 in 12. Attractions include the licensed Summit Cafe and Murray's Motorcycle Museum near Bungalow Station.

 Groudle Glen Railway(1896)

 Distance: 3/4 of a mile, from the glen to magnificent views along the clifftop.

Gauge: 2ft. Limited summer operation only.

 Douglas horse trams (1876)  Distance: 2 miles along Douglas promenade. Roller bearings ease the load for the specially-bred horses.

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