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Surprising treat

Just off the main promenade near the tram station this little Glen is a lovely spot. Nice walk up... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Accrington, United Kingdom
Pleasant woodland walk

Close to Douglas promenade, just walk up the Summerhill near the Electric Railway and then go... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Derby, United Kingdom
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Summerhill Road, Douglas
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All reviews fairy doors lovely walk lit up at night victoria road light show isle of man the north end douglas bay derby castle electric railway dusk illumination illuminated dinosaurs trees stream woodland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry, but really second rate illuminations, quite eerie walking through some of the areas when there is no way out

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Just off the main promenade near the tram station this little Glen is a lovely spot. Nice walk up through the wood along the stream. Illuminated at various times of the year.

Thank paulinehughes100
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Close to Douglas promenade, just walk up the Summerhill near the Electric Railway and then go through the brick archway. A nice path to wander and sit and enjoy the birds and plants. No illuminations until August.

Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Like many beauty spots on the Island, the glen has had a bit of a battering over the winter and parts are closed but hipefully this will be ready for the summer

Thank WelbeckWalker
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The glen is beautiful, however it is too dark and there are a lot of tree stems to fall over. Taking children and dogs is not good.

Thank MissTigz
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a very pretty glen which is illuminated with all sorts of things. A lot of steps and steep in places, so not ideal for people with walking difficulties, but if you can manage it, do it. It’s a real fairy glen

Thank JoAnthony
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My brother-in-law, sister and their daughter (7) walked through Summerhill Glen and loved every minute of it. There were fairy houses, mommy ducks with ducklings, the waterfall that changed colours, the swans and especially the peacock and all the lights. There were also dinosaurs which...More

Thank Judy120
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This Glen is best visited once the daylight has gone or is fading as the most enchanting aspect of Summerhill Glen is the lights that are prolific within the glen. Once the light fades the glen becomes and enchanted walk through fairy tale scenes and...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're staying in Douglas. We had a walk down the Glen after walking up to the TT grandstand. It's a hidden gem...we didn't know it was lit up at night, so we'll have to have a stroll through the Glen...More

Thank BluebottleBlues
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This could of so easily be tacky, but it's not. Even if when you read my words it sounds tacky, it's not. Go if you are in Douglas in the dark. At the North end of Douglas is Summerhill Road, walk up a little way...More

Thank GlyderFawr
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23 November 2015|
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Response from AlyBee2013 | Reviewed this property |
As far a I am aware they are. There is no-one checking at either end of the glen and we have certainly seen people walking their dogs. Hope that helps and that you enjoy it!
15 October 2015|
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Response from AlyBee2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. They are as follows: 1st August to 31st August - 8pm to 12.30am 1st September to 30th November - 7.30pm to 12.30am 1st December to 6th January for Christmas switch on - 4.30pm to 10.30pm. Hope that helps.
2 September 2015|
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Response from TimRideout | Reviewed this property |
The official times for 2015/16 are: Lighting up times are; 1st August - 30th August 8.00pm to 12.30am 1st September - 30th November 7.30pm to 12.30am Christmas switch on 1st December - 6th January 4.30pm to 10.30pm