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WALKS

This month’s walking programme:-

NB:  Please check all start times

Date Time Assembly Point Map Ref
Sundays  
Nov 4 1:30pm Marine Drive, Douglas. South of Archway SC 387745
Nov 11 1:30pm Crosby Playing Fields SC 325793
Nov 18 1:30pm Bradda Glen car park, Port Erin SC 193697
Nov 25 1:30pm Point of Ayre NX 467048
Dec 2 1:30pm Glen Wyllin campsite car park SC 311906
Tuesdays  
Nov 6 10:00am St. Mark’s Church Early start for car transfer to Glen Maye SC 296740
Nov 13 10:30am Laxey Promenade 443837
Nov 20 10:30am Conrhenny Plantation car park SC 407828
Nov 27 10:30am Conrhenny Plantation car park
This walk starts from the same place as 20th Nov but is a different walk
SC 407828
Dec 4 10:30am St. John’s old railway station SC 278816

Wednesdays

 
Nov 7 7:30pm Mylchreest Court, Peel. Special Interest Talk ‘Nautical Musings’ with Stephen Carter. Extra parking at QE11 and Peel football ground SC 249836
Dec 5 7:30pm Mylchreest Court Peel. Special Interest Talk. ‘Prehistoric Mann’ with Andrew Foxon. Extra parking at QE11 and Peel football ground SC 249836
Thursdays  
Nov 1 10:30am Bradda Glen car park, Port Erin SC 193697
Nov 8 10:30am Port Grenaugh SC 316704
Nov 15 10:30am Ayres Visitor Centre NX 435038
Nov 22 10:30am Fenella Beach car park, Peel SC 241844
Nov 29 10:30am Kallow Point, Port St. Mary SC 207671
Dec 6 10:15am St. John’s old railway station Early start for car transfer SC 278816
Saturdays  
Nov 3 10:30am Rushen Abbey car park SC 278703
Nov 10 10:30am Peel Motor Museum, Mill Road, Peel (near the Kipper yards) SC 241834
Nov 17 10:30am Waterfall car park, Glen Maye SC 236798
Nov 24 10:30am Dhoon Glen car park SC 453864
Dec 1 10:30am Sulby Claddagh (ford end) SC 387943
       
   


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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