Great Laxey Wheel & Mines Trail

“The world’s largest working water wheel” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

LAXEY, ISLE OF MAN

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Built in 1854, the Great Laxey Wheel, 22 metres in diameter, is the largest working water wheel in the world. It was designed to pump water from the lead and zinc mines, and is an acknowledged masterpiece of Victorian engineering. The wheel is also known as 'Lady Isabella', after the wife of the then Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man.

Great Laxey Wheel & Mines Trail
LAXEY, Isle of Man
Phone : 01624 648000

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
Opening times
  • Opening Times: Open 15-23 Feb, Sat-Sun 10-4; 29 Mar-2 Nov, daily 10-5

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