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WALKS

This month’s walking programme:-

NB:  Please check all start times

Date Time Assembly Point Map Ref
Tuesdays  
Dec 3 10:30am Langness car park SC284660
Dec 17 10:30am St John’s old railway station. To be followed by refreshments at Peel Golf Club from 14:30 SC278816
Dec 31 10:30am Glen Maye car park SC236798
Jan 7 10:30am Bride car park NX449012
Thursdays  
Dec 5 10:30am Douglas Golf Club car park followed by Christmas lunch SC366755
Dec 12 10:30am Mooragh Park car park, Ramsey SC451955
Dec 19 10:30am Fleshwick Bay - Peter Gunn’s house. Please bring a ‘bite’ lunch SC201709
Dec 26 10:30am Derbyhaven – overlooking harbour SC285678
Jan 2 10:30am Glen Wyllin Campsite car park SC311906
Saturdays  
Dec 7 10:30am Kallow Point – end of Queens Road, Port St Mary SC211672
Jan 4 10:30am Chibbanagh Plantation, Braaid SC324763
Sundays      
Dec 1 1:30pm Crosby Playing Fields SC325793
Dec 8 1:30pm Colby Bridge, Station Road SC232700
Dec 15 1:30pm St Luke’s Church, Baldwin. Walk followed by Christmas Carol Service and a ‘bring & share’ tea
(Note: you don’t have to walk to come to the tea)
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Dec 22 1:30pm Maughold Village Hall car park with mulled wine & mince pies SC492917
Dec 29   No walk  
Jan 5 1:30pm Fenella Beach car park SC241844
   


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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