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Pictures of Douglas

in the county of Isle of Man

About Douglas

A fabulous holiday island, the Isle of Man has over two hundred square miles of beautiful countryside and an enviable coastline of fascinating coves and enchanting beaches. Of these the resort of Douglas is amongst the most popular, it has a gorgeous golden beach, horse drawn trams which echo of an almost forgotten era and attractive, tempting shops. Douglas has a range of facilities and attractions to suit from the most senior members of the family right down to the very youngest! You can enjoy a stroll down the Victorian pier, enjoy listening to the band, spend time in the well tended colourful gardens or simply chill out on the beach. There are opportunities for fishing, cruise boats take you on sea trips to explore the island's magical coastline or you can join the Isle of Man Steam Railway to visit Port Erin. To the west of the island lies Peel where you can visit the 'House of Manannan' to discover the story of the island from Viking times through to Victorian days.

Douglas offer an excellent range of holiday accommodation and as you can see, for things to do and tourist attractions, visitors to this lovely island are quite spoilt for choice.

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Laxey Viaduct on the Manx Electric Railway

Laxey (11 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Man

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction NE of Douglas)


Peel Castle and beach.

Peel (9 Pictures) in the county of Isle of Man

(9.4 miles, 15.2 km, direction NW of Douglas)

Peel sits serenly on the west coast of the island, it is an old fishing port with a lovely old harbour and winding streets...

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Walking in Groundle Glen

Groudle Glen (3 Pictures)

(3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction NE)


The Lady Isobella (Laxey Wheel) from the rear

Laxey Wheel, Isle of Man (9 Pictures)

(7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction NE)

Built in 1854 to pump water from the workings of the Great Laxey Mining Company, Laxey Wheel is positioned near to the hamlet of.....

Summit Station on the Snaefell Mountain Railway

Snaefell Summit (3 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.3 km, direction N)

At 2034 ft above sea level, Snaefell is the highest mountain on the Isle of Man...

Point of Ayre Lighthouse, Isle of Man

Point of Ayre (4 Pictures)

(19.0 miles, 30.6 km, direction N)

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