Walking.im and Manx Walks are continuing to explore the wonderful Manx countryside this Summer. So why not join us this New Year 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 24th March        Start Point: Kirk Michael Railway Station – Bishops Court and Wild Garlic! 
Friday 31st March         Start Point: Santon Railway Station – Daffodils and Rugged Rocks.
Friday 7th April              Start Point: Arrasey Plantation Car Park – The easy way to Slieau Whallian ! 
Friday 14th April            Start Point: Wildlife Park Car Park – Wallabies!     
Friday 21st April            Start Point:  Bradda Glen Car Park: Milner’s Tower and Fleshwick Bay without the steep bit!        
Friday 28th April            NO Walk – Away Isle of Arran    
Friday 5th   May            Start Point: Ballaglass Glen – The Bluebells and Beyond. 
Friday 12th May             Start Point: Ballaugh Plantation Car Park – Glen Dhoo and Ballacobb Circular. 
Friday 19th May             Start Point: St Luke’s Church – The last of the Bluebells! 
Friday 26th May             Start Point: Calf of Man trip (limited to 10).    
Friday 2nd June              (TT) Start Point: Silverdale Car Park – Across the fields and far away.  
Friday 9th June              (TT) Start Point: Baldrine (by the Millennium Clock): Far from a madding Bike!      
Friday 16th June            Start Point: South Barrule Plantation Car Park – Mines and Summits.   
Friday 30th June            Start Point: Sartfell ‘New Car Park’ – Great views all around.
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 to reserve a place or email ken@walking.im or catriona@manxwalks.im for more info or just turn up at the start point. 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 contact will be made with all booked participants. 
We look forward to taking you out on a walk soon.
Ken and Catriona  
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