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This month’s walking programme:-

NB:  Please check all start times

Date Time Assembly Point Map Ref
Jul 2 10:30am Brandywell sheep pens SC383862
Jul 9 10:30am Gardeners Lane SC437944

Jul 16

10:30am Peel promenade – north end SC250845
Jul 23

10:30am – 12:00pm


Hango Hill 2nd car park– beach cleaning

Scarlett car park for afternoon walk


Jul 30 10:30am Marine Drive, Douglas, south of archway SC387745
Aug 6 10:15am Glen Helen car park. NOTE: earlier start. Car transfer of approx. 2 miles SC295844


Jul 3 7:30pm Rushen Parish Church. Followed by short church service and refreshments SC208692
Jul 10 7:30pm Glen Helen car park SC295844
Jul 17 7:30pm Millenium Oak Wood – Ballafletcher Farm Road SC368778
Jul 24 7:30pm Fenella Beach car park, Peel. Followed by a ‘buy your own fish and chip’ supper SC241844
Jul 31 7:30pm Colden Plantation car park SC359837
Aug 7 7:00pm Tynwald Mills shops car park. NOTE: earlier start SC281824
Jul 4 10:30am Peel Promenade – north end SC250845
Jul 11 10:30am Sulby Reservoir car park. Southern 100 Races. Barbeque SC373890
Jul 18 10:30am Point of Ayre NX468048
Jul 25 10:30am Crosby Playing Fields SC325793
Aug 1 10:30am Fenella Beach car park, Peel SC241844
Jul 6 10:30am Colden Plantation car park SC359837
Jul 13 10:30am Sulby Reservoir Car park SC373890
Jul 20 10:30am Marine Drive – south of Archway SC387745
Aug 3 9:50am Ramsey MER Tram Halt. NOTE: earlier start to catch 10:10 tram to Ballaglass SC452943
Jul 7 1:30pm Axenfell picnic site, Lonan SC423837
Jul 14 1:30pm Sulby Reservoir car park. Bring food for a barbeque SC373890
Jul 21 1:30pm Ballaugh One-Stop shop, Station Road SC347935
Jul 28 1:30pm St Mark’s Church SC296740

Enquiries to tel: 491976



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 tel: 491976.




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 or tel: 491976. If you have a camera or phone please take a photo and note the location.


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