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WALKS


This month’s walking programme:-

NB:  Please check all start times

Date Time Assembly Point Map Ref
Sundays  
Aug 5 1:00pm Laxey MER Tram Halt. Note early start - please bring cash or pass 433844
Aug 12 1:30pm Scarlett car park 258666
Aug 19 1:30pm Port Soderick upper car park. Classic Grand Prix practice week 345728
Aug 26 1:30pm West Baldwin Bridge 353812
Sep 2 1:30pm Glen Helen Car Park 295844
Tuesdays  
Aug 7 10:30am St Luke’s Church 360823
Aug 14 10:30am Nobles overflow car park (Rugby Club) 366778
Aug 21 10:30am Cronk ny Arrey Laa (junction off A36) Classic Grand Prix week 232747
Sep 4 10:30am Little London 322862

Wednesdays

 
Aug 1 7:30pm

Archallagan Plantation

307788
Aug 8 7:00pm Groudle Glen lower car park.  Please note early start 420784
Aug 15 7:00pm Cregneash car park. Please note early start 191674
Aug 29 7:00pm St. John’s old railway station Please note early start 278816
Sep 5 7:00pm St. Luke’s Church.  Short walk followed by bring & share supper.  Please note early start 360823
Thursdays  
Aug 2 10:30am Cregneash car park 191674
Aug 9 10:30am Kallow Point, Port St. Mary 207671
Aug 16 10:30am Langness car park 284660
Aug 23 10:30am Fenella Beach car park.  Classic Grand Prix practice week 241844
Aug 30 10:30am Scarlett car park.  Classic Grand Prix week 258666
Sep 6 10:30am Conrhenny Plantation car park 407828
Saturdays  
Aug 4 10:30am Begoade Road picnic site 413815
Aug 11 10:00am Ramsey bus station. Note early start. Please bring cash or pass for bus & tram to Snaefell summit. 449943
Aug 18 10:30am Peel Promenade (North End) 250845
Aug 25 10:30am Marine Drive, Douglas (just past the  Archway) 387745
Sep 1 9:50am British Legion car park, Port Erin. Note early start. Please bring cash or pass for train to Castletown 199689
       
   

All remaining Saturdays in the month are decided ad hoc at the end of the previous Saturday's walk so should be listed by the following Monday.
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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