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Laxey Cycle Route

Type:Cycle Route

Laxey Cycle Route

About

Grading: Red - Difficult
Distance: 6 miles

Start & Finish: Laxey Manx Electric Railway Station

One of the shortest cycle trails and also one of great scenic beauty, but the initial climb is not for the faint-hearted! The route has several steep ascents and descents into pretty river valleys, where the road is very narrow and demanding.

Advice and Safety Information

Mainly B roads. Major climb Laxey to Ballaquine. You will encounter some busy traffic in and around Laxey

RED Difficult – suitable for proficient cyclists. Basic bike skills required.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Distance: 5-10 Miles
  • Grade: Difficult/ Strenuous

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