Explore the Island on Foot this Winter into Spring with Manx Walks and Walking.im 

 Manx Walks and Walking.im are continuing to explore the wonderful Manx countryside in the Winter months and into Springtime. So why not join us and partake in carefully selected and interesting guided walks, feeling the benefits to your physical wellbeing, meeting new friends and enjoy the social side of group walking.
Ken and Catriona invite you to join us for the next series of island wide walks which will be approximately 3 hrs and 4 to 7 miles long, depending on the terrain. So, come along in friendly company and safe in the knowledge that Ken Harding, holds professional qualifications from the Mountain Training Association and both Ken and Catriona are experienced and knowledgeable guides who will support all participants as we enjoy the islands varied landscapes.
The walking terrain will vary from open moorland, coastal footpaths, country roads, plantations, national glens, greenways, and footpaths. Participants should be confident of their fitness and comfortable to walk the approximate distances, although the walks will not be strenuous. The routes will involve a few ups and downs but will include plenty of rest stops with time to stand and stare.    
Please ensure you wear comfortable and supportive walking shoes/boots with good grip and carry suitable clothing with waterproofs in case the weather closes in.  Bring walking poles if you use them, camera, and snacks to ensure you stay nourished and plenty of fluid/water.  Please also bring any medication which you may require and inform us of any medical issues which we should be aware of.
All walks which start at 10:00am and finish approx. 1:00pm are as follows:
Friday 15th December    Start Point: Peel Transport Museum Car Park – Peel Circular followed by Christmas Lunch at The Creek!        
Friday 22nd December    Start Point: Conrhenny Car Park – Exploring the Glen Roy Valley         
Friday 5th January         Start Point: Ballaglass Glen Car Park – Start the new year with a Bang!    
Friday 12th January       Start Point: The Shore Hotel Car Park (Gansey) – Colby and Beyond!     
Friday 19th January       Start Point: Archallagan Plantation Car Park (the new one) – Off to Foxdale!       
Friday 26th January       Start Point: Point of Ayre – A flat walk! 
Friday 2nd February       Start Point: Poortown Road Car Park – The Giants Fingers! 
Friday 9th February       Start Point: South Barrule Plantation – The Secret Glen.           
Friday 16th February      Start Point: The Black Hut - The Corrany Valley 
Friday 23rd February      Start Point: Outside Ballaugh New Church – Wallabies 
Friday 1st March           Start Point: Sulby Reservoir Car Park – In search of the Camel Sheep!   
Friday 8th March           Start Point: Cregneash Car Park – Gorse all the way!
Friday 15th March          Start Point: Milntown Estate – Wild Garlic Glen.  
Friday 22nd March         Start Point: Santon Railway Station – Daffodils and Peacocks.     
Friday 29th March         Start Point: Sartfield Plantation Car Park – Slieau Ruy and Colden Summit Walk (packed lunch as slightly longer walk)
If you would like to book on any of the walks then please send a message to Manx Walks or Walking.im through their social media or email ken@walking.im or catriona@manxwalks.im for more info or just turn up at the start point, no commitment just come along if you fancy it. Each walk is £10 pp (payable on the day). Walking.im and Manx Walks are fully insured for walking activities but will ask all participants to sign a medical and risk activity disclaimer before commencement of their 1st walk and you advise us of any relevant medical conditions. 
** Should the weather forecast on the day reduce safety or enjoyment of participants, a decision of the cancellation will be made at the earliest convenience and advertised on our social media’s and website’s. 
We look forward to taking you out on a walk soon.
Ken and Catriona   
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