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Lady Isabella Waterwheel, Laxey

Location
Grid reference: SC 432 853
OS sheet: 95
Postcode: IM4 7NL
Off A2 Douglas to Ramsay road, at Laxey.

Opened in 1854 to drive pumps to keep mines free of water. The wheel is 72ft 6in diameter and still turns. Fed by a series of lakes from higher up the valley via a siphon.

Opening times 2017
From From 1st April - 3rd November, daily
10.00 - 17.00.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 10.00 - 17.00

Contact
Manx National Heritage, tel. 01624 648000.

Email
enquiries@mnh.gov.im

Web site
http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/attractions/laxey-wheel/