Walking.im and Manx Walks are continuing to explore the wonderful Manx countryside this autumn. So why not join us and partake in carefully selected and interesting guided walks, feeling the benefits to your physical wellbeing, meet 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 5/6 miles long, depending on the terrain. So, come along and 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 your 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 29th July             Start Point: Fenella Beach Car Park – White Strand Beach, Giant’s Grave and the Heritage trail.    
Friday 5th August          Start Point: Glen Mooar Car Park – The sea caves and the Monks Road.   
Friday 12th August        Start Point: Port Mooar – Quakers, Celts, and Ravens.
Friday 19th August        Start Point: St Luke’s Church – Abbeylands, Mount Rule and Baldwin.     
Friday 26th August        Start Point: Conhrenny Car Park – Clypse Resevoirs, Molly Quirk’s Glen and Honey Hill. 
Friday 2nd September    Start Point : Peel Transport Museum Car Park (next to kipper yard) – Heritage trail, Knockaloe visitors centre and Peel Hill (the easy way!).  
Friday 9th September     Start Point: Bungalow (TT) Car Park – Around the mountain to the white rock!  
Friday 16th September.  Start Point:  Waterworks Car Park (on TT course) – Park Llewelyn and beyond….!    
Friday 23rd September   Start Point: Silverdale Car Park (on the A-3) - To the ancient capital and back!  
Friday 30th September   Start Point: ‘Walk the Isle of Man’ Walking Festival.   
Friday 7th October         Start Point: Groudle Glen (lower) Car Park – St Adamnan’s Church, Ballanette, Baldrine, Groudle Glen.     
Friday 14th October.      Start Point: Kallow Point - a southwest walkabout!    
Friday 21st October       Start Point: Point of Ayre (by the lighthouse) – Point to Point!   
Friday 28th October       Start Point: St John’s Old Railway Station (nr the school) – Slieau Whallian and its autumn colours.    
Friday 4th November     Start Point: Sulby Reservoir Car Park – Montpellier Woods and the Druidale Valley.   
Friday 11th November    Start Point: Glen Maye (by old Waterfall pub) – Waterfalls and Glen Rushen.    
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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