Top Choice Historic Site in Northern Isle of Man

Great Laxey Wheel

It's no exaggeration to describe the Lady Isabella Laxey Wheel, built in 1854 to pump water from a mine, as a 'great' wheel: it measures 22m across and can draw 1140L of water per minute from a depth of 550m. The la…
Museum in Northern Isle of Man

Grove Museum of Victorian Life

This imposing house was built in the mid-19th century by Liverpool shipping merchant Duncan Gibb as a summer retreat for himself and his family. It has been maintained pretty much as it was in its Victorian heyday, …
Christian Site in Northern Isle of Man

Maughold Church & Stone Crosses

The church in the small village of Maughold is located on the site of an ancient Celtic monastery founded in AD 600; a small shelter houses quite a good selection of stone crosses and ancient inscriptions dating fro…
Church in Northern Isle of Man

Lonan Old Church

The wheel-headed cross at Lonan Old Church, just north of Douglas, is the island's most impressive early Christian cross.