Home to the World’s Largest Working Waterwheel.
Laxey or Laksaa in Manx, is a village on the east coast of the Isle of Man. Its name is derived from the Old Norse Laxa meaning ‘Salmon River’. Local historian Andrew Scarffe has researched this publication and gives the reader a wonderful insight
to Laxey in the bygone years.
Andrew has written a brief history of the village and its surrounding districts, together with an overview of the popular historical sights which are now visited by thousands of people every year, accumulating this together with a wealth photographs and captions.