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Douglas Bay Horse Tramway

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Nice relaxing ride on tram 10 min ride each way £3 one way or travel all day for £6 as many times... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
david r
via mobile
Smile please

The journey was good but unfortunately spoilt by a very grumpy female conductor today whom was in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxing ride on tram 10 min ride each way £3 one way or travel all day for £6 as many times as u like horses well cared for friendly staff runs right along sea front stopping at all bus stops

Thank david r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The journey was good but unfortunately spoilt by a very grumpy female conductor today whom was in a bad mood and did not appear to like the tourists!

Thank Tom29bobby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the journey from terminus to terminus is well worth it,, lovely views of the bay and of course a chance to see the hotels on the front,, the horses are well behaved and looked after so well,, after their work days are over they retire...More

Thank stanlpool
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such an enjoyable experience. All horses have their own name around their neck so you identify them (something the kids particularly enjoy seeing which horse it is!) A leisurely trip can be had down the length of the promenade which all can enjoy.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the course of the week we took many journeys between our hotel and Douglas town on a horse tram. Surprisingly comfortable once you learnt how to stop them and board in the centre of the traffic! Fast convenient and each horse only does two...More

Thank PeterFryer1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful horses, lovely people working with them. What a wealth of history for the town. Treasure them as they could disappear! Nice to know that the horses earn a retirement and their setting is gorgeous. Great history of the carriages. Long may they be enjoyed...More

Thank JanBarnes2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last 'tram' we took that day. Loved the view along the promenade as it would have been a long walk. Can image when these were the popular mode of transportation in their heyday.

Thank aonekiwi
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We dropped by on an impulse and were made to feel very welcome indeed. we were guided round by a really nice lady. it was fabulous. thank you everyone who was there

Thank Lyn H
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic sight. The horses are amazing and just so steady pulling us along. It's like being taken back in time

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Our horse was rocky and we loved the short journey along the sea front. Well worth doing. We found the staff friendly and helpful. Good value and great fun.

Thank 249AJD
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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.
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!