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Walks

 

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View towards Ballakerka Plantation

The Final Leg of the Triskelion Way

 

WALKS

This month’s walking programme:-

NB:  Please check all start times

Date Time Assembly Point Map Ref
Sundays  
May 5 1:30pm Cringle Reservoir SC253743
May 12 1:30pm Glen Maye car park SC236798
May 19 1:30pm Scarlett car park SC258666
May 26 1:30pm Crosby Playing Fields SC325793
Jun 2 1:30pm Gob ny Rona, Port Lewaigue SC469929
Tuesdays  
May 7 10:30am Curragh Wildlife Park SC367941
May 21 10:15am NOTE: earlier start. Cringle Plantation car park (NOT the reservoir car park) on B39 (Bayr ny Chor Cheean) approx. 500m SW of Cringle Reservoir. Leader will wait at entrance to CP from 09.45am SC249741
May 28 10:30am TT Practice Week. Port Soderick Upper Car Park SC345728
Jun 4 10:30am Eary Cushlin car park. Limited parking – please car share if possible. TT Race Week SC233767

Wednesdays

 
May 1 7:30am Mooragh Park car park, Ramsey SC 451955
May 8 7:30am Union Mills Football Club layby SC365788
May 15 7:30am South Barrule Plantation car park SC275767
May 22 7:30am Dhoon Glen car park/MER Tram Halt SC453864
May 29   TT Practice Week – No walk  
Jun 5   TT Race Week – No walk  
Thursdays  
May 2 10:30am Gardener’s Lane, Ramsey. North side of the river SC442951
May 9 10:30am Baldrine MER Tram Halt. Please park on Baldrine Park Road, near clock tower. SC427812
May 16 10:30am Kallow Point car park, Port St Mary SC207671
May 23 10:30am Colby Bridge (Station Road) SC232700
May 30 10:30am Chibbanagh Plantation, Braaid. Barbeque Lunch. TT Practice Week SC324763
Jun 6 10:30am Rushen Abbey – car park with recycling bins. TT Race Week SC278703
Saturdays  
May 4 10:30am Axenfell Picnic Site, Lonan SC423837
May 11 10:30am St John’s Old Railway Station car park. NOTE: Catching 10:36am bus to Peel. Please bring money or card for payment SC278818
May 18 9:50am Ramsey MER Tram Halt. NOTE: earlier start to catch 10:10 tram to Ballaglass. Please bring money or card for payment SC452943
May 25 10:00am NOTE: earlier start. Glen Maye car park SC236798
Jun 1 9:45am Port Erin Railway Station. NOTE: earlier start to catch 10:00 train to Ballabeg. Bring money or card for payment SC198689
   


Enquiries to David@manxfootpaths.org tel: 491976

 
WALKERS ARE REMINDED THAT THEY PARTICIPATE AT THEIR OWN RISK

 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday walks will include rugged, unsurfaced rural and coastal paths and possibly rough/hilly terrain. Walking boots/shoes are essential and wet gear if necessary for ALL walks.

Sunday Walks Up to 6 miles, about 3 hours, finishing approx. 4.30pm. A drink is advised.
Tuesday Walks Up to 8 miles at a leisurely pace, about 5 hours, finishing approx. 3.30pm.  Please bring snacks and a packed lunch and drink.
Wednesday Walks Up to 5 miles at a leisurely pace, about 2 hours, finishing approx. 9.30pm. A drink is advised.
Thursday Walks

Usually 2.5 – 3.5 miles, about 2 hours, finishing approx. 12.30pm. Followed by optional lunch.
‘F’ grade walks (relatively flat).
‘M’ grade walks for reasonably fit people with a little country walking experience. Will include unsurfaced, rural and coastal paths. A drink is advised.
‘H’ grade walks for reasonably fit people with a little country walking experience. Will include unsurfaced, rural and coastal paths and possibly some steeper terrain. A drink is advised.

Saturday Walks

These walks are a little more strenuous and require a certain amount of fitness.  First of the month walks are between 8-10 miles, 5 hours, finishing approx. 4pm. The 3-4 remaining Saturdays are between 10-13 miles, about 6 hours finishing approx. 4.30pm. There could be sustained ascents/descents in remote areas. Participants need to be able to climb hills and keep up with the pace of the party. Please bring snacks and a packed lunch and drink.
Enquiries to David@manxfootpaths.org tel: 491976.

 

 

DISCLAIMER AND USEFUL INFORMATION:

Walkers are reminded that they participate at their own risk and should keep behind the leader. This disclaimer is found under the logo on all walks lists and we ask that leaders remind all participants of this before starting each walk.

Walkers should keep to the right on all public roads (unless common sense dictates otherwise) and not deviate from the way-marked footpaths.
Please refer to notes column for information.

Walking boots or stout shoes and wet weather gear are advised.

Please bring a Travel Pass or Money for walks which start with a train, bus or tram journey.

Dogs are not permitted.

Difficulties such as broken stiles or blocked Rights of Way should be reported to the Footpaths Officer, David Leiserach at David@manxfootpaths.org or tel: 491976. If you have a camera or phone please take a photo and note the location.


VISITOR INFORMATION

A useful website for information on Holidays, Events, Things to See and Do, Places to Visit and Travel and Accommodation is www.visitiom.co.uk

 

 

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