Peel – Victorian Steam Train and Cregneash
Discover Manx culture from crofters in Cregneash and ride a Victorian steam train.
Visit the folk village of Cregneash and discover the self-sufficient community who lived here.
Discover the history of the Manx crofters, including their homes and way of life.
Board the Isle of Man’s Steam Railway, which has been running since Victorian times.
Enjoy stunning views of the Isle of Man’s rolling green countryside aboard a steam train.
Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed
Appropriate clothing, waterproof jacket and comfortable walking shoes.
Learn about fascinating Manx heritage in Cregneash, an isolated crofting village and one of the last bastions of the Manx language and customs. Visit Manx cottages and see how crofters lived through skill and craft demonstrations. Your visit ends with a ride on the classic Steam Railway, still using the original locomotives and carriages. You’ll be transported back to the Victorian age.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing, waterproof jacket and comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: At Cregneash, please note the path from where the bus parks to the village is a natural path of grass and soil (about a quarter mile long). While mostly level, care should be taken, especially in damp conditions.