Welcome to Laxey-IsleofMan.info - Last updated 6th May 2011
Providing current and useful information about Laxey in the Isle of Man, for both visitors and residents.Introducing Laxey
Laxey (or in the Manx language 'Laksaa') is a village on the east coast of the Isle of Man. Its name derives from the Old Norse
'Laxa' meaning 'Salmon River'. Today Laxey is a thriving Manx village with many local attractions, shops, pubs, cafes, restaurants, football club and other facilities.
The village is situated on the A2, the main coastal road from Douglas to Ramsey. The Raad ny Foillan long distance coastal footpath, which opened in 1986, runs along the coast through Laxey village. Laxey can also be reached by the traditional electric trams, Laxey having its own tram station, with the trams running to and from Douglas and Ramsey via Laxey and also from Laxey to Snaefell on the Snaefell Mountain Railway.
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