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Pleasant seafront

Nice promenade overlooking the bay with generally nice architecture. I liked it most in the morning... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Pleasant spot

With only a faint air of faded grandeur and past glory, the extensive promenade retains much charm... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
David B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Nice promenade overlooking the bay with generally nice architecture. I liked it most in the morning as it was very calm and peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2018
25  Thank brodieknibbs
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We were advised to call in here by the bus driver & get a timetable. There were 2 colleagues assisting with enquiries & the man we dealt with was very efficient. He got a map up for us to explain exactly where we needed a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank utd7
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I first visited Douglas in 1964 just after leaving school with a school mate of mine who was interested in steam trains. I then visited from 1968 until 1971 and the promenade and beach were kept in excellent condition, clean and tidy, we played football...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank allan s
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My husband booked us a short break in July (Fri - Mon) to the Isle of Man. Having been a regular visitor in my teens I so looked forward to returning. What a disappointment, it is certainly not a tourist destination any longer and only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank richmond223
Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a gorgeous setting. Beautiful sea view, pebble beach, gorgeous buildings. And that’s it. One shop somewhere near centre but that’s it. All apartments and hotels. One steak house. I imagined beautiful bars and cafes with chairs outside in lovely weather. NOTHING. Found pub at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank corr44
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is the first time I have been here in May and it was all a bit busy and bland. Things were starting to pick up prior to the TT in 2 weeks and there were a lot of people around, but not enough to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

OK whose jobsworth sat at their desk and thought I know let's lock the toilets next to children park and charge 20p per visit. OK now I was with my granddaughter having a picnic in Park when she announced she wanted to go to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I had the misfortune to stay in Douglas in June of this year. Quite frankly it had to be one of the most dull depressing lifeless promenades I have ever been on. Granted the weather was dreadful cold damp dark but we are talking June...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank wicklow999
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Love Douglas front and always have. So much to see and do there. Trust me if you go to the IOM then its a must. Daytime or night its fantastic and try THE QUEEN'S pub it's the best one there.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank R8609DPbrianw
Reviewed 12 September 2017

With only a faint air of faded grandeur and past glory, the extensive promenade retains much charm and attraction. It's flat, long and allows good views out to sea and across the bay. The gardens are well-kept and attractive but there are few other facilities...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David B
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