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Groudle Glen Railway

Groudle Glen,


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Sea Lion and visiting locomotive Polar Bear at Lhen Coan station

Map & Directions


Road Directions

Take the main A11 coast road North from Douglas passing Port Jack and follow the Manx Electric Railway line along the King Edward Road to Groudle. The entrance to Groudle Glen is less than two miles from Douglas Promenade, adjacent to the Groudle Glen Hotel building.

Parking - Parking at the Groudle Glen entrance is limited. Alternative access is provided via the Groudle Beach road (500) yards towards Douglas from the Glen entrance). Follow the road through the holiday village to the beach car park.

Access for the Less Able - Due to the railway’s location within a National Glen accessible via uneven pathways, access can be limited for those who are less able. Access direct to the railway can be arranged in advance.

Public Transport Directions

By Rail - Catch the Manx Electric Railway from Derby Castle to Groudle Station . Alight at Groudle and take a short walk through the glen following the signs to the railway’s main Lhen Coan station.

Book Tickets Online


Tickets available from the Lhen Coan Station Booking Office - £4 Adults, £2 Children (standard services)
Special Event Tickets for Christmas and Easter can be purchased online in advance at


Provider Features

  • Forest Location
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • BACS accepted
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Groups Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted
  • Special group rates

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets
  • TT & Biker Friendly

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

Open Christmas



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    Recent Reviews:

    • SuzygirlMacclesfield
      Macclesfield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Brilliant, even on a rainy day
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th October 2017
      Thoroughly enjoyable half day. Lovely walk along the river to the lovingly restored little station, then a short train ride to the cliff top cafe also run by volunteers. We were lucky enough to be... Read full review
    • nigelmeadows47
      Felixstowe, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great little railway in a beautiful setting.
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 28th September 2017
      A great little railway in a beautiful setting. Run by enthusiastic volunteers, who are all knowledgeable and keen to show you round. A lot of work is going on to improve the short track along the... Read full review
    • Adam R
      Bury, Lancashire
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      An Excellent Little Railway
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 8th September 2017
      A marvelous little line. Friendly volunteers, stunning views and immaculately turned out engines and carriages. A must visit attraction when on the island, I'd highly recommend this to anyone Read full review

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