town on the Isle of Man
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Ramsey (in Manx: Rhumsaa) is the third-largest town on the Isle of Man. It is set on the coast with a magnificent backdrop of the North Barrule hills. The town has a long promenade, a busy working harbour and a wealth of small specialty shops. Ramsey also has the Mooragh Park, 40 acres of gardens and a fine boating lake with a lakeside cafeteria.

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Ramsey is connected to Douglas and Laxey by the Manx Electric Railway. Alternatively there are frequent buses to Ramsey from Douglas and Peel.

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  • 1 Albert Tower. This Gothic Revival tower commemorates the visit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1847. It is built on the hill from which Prince Albert viewed Ramsey.
  • 2 Mooragh Park. A 19th century park with a boating lake (boats can be hired) and with a play area for children.
  • 3 Grove House (Grove Museum of Victorian Life). A well-preserved Victorian farm operated by Manx National Heritage.
  • 4 Point of Ayre. northernmost point of the Isle of Man.    
  • Ballaugh Curraghs. wetland with a rich and varied biodiversity    

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DrinkEdit

  • 1 Plough, 46 Parliament St, IM8 1AN, +44 1624 813323. A pub with sports TV. Serves snacks.

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Go nextEdit

  • Heading west along the TT Course will take you to Peel.
  • Heading south over the mountains will give you the opportunity to visit the island's only mountain higher than 2000 feet, Snaefell.
  • Laxey
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