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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.
Italian in Northern Isle of Man

La Mona Lisa

Tasty pizzas and good pasta dishes at this fine Italian restaurant, originally established in 1944.