Walking.im and Manx Walks are continuing to explore the wonderful Manx countryside this Summer and into early Autumn. 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 30th June Start Point: Sartfell ‘New Car Park’ – Great views all around.
Friday 7th July Start Point: Cregneash (coach) Car Park – Spanish Head and the Chasms
Friday 14th July Start Point: Creg Na Baa Car Park (Car Share) – Bungalow to the Creg … One Way!
Friday 21st July Start Point: Ballakilowey Picnic Site Car Park – Blooming Heather and Blooming good views.
Friday 28th July Start Point: Ramsey Water Works Car Park – Glens and a Tholtan!
Friday 4th August NO Walk – Away Southern Ireland
Friday 11th August Start Point: Start Point: South Barrule Plantation Car Park – Foxdale’s Mining Past.
Friday 18th August Start Point: Baldrine(nr Millenium Clock) – Across the Fields to Laxey – One Way (return on MER please bring money for fare)
Friday 25th August Start Point:NSC Car Park – Old Fairy Bridge and maybe a donkey.
Friday 1st September Start Point: Sulby Reservoir Car Park – Tholtans all the way!
Friday 8th September Start point: Chibbanagh Plantation Car Park – Right in the Middle!
Friday 15th September Start Point: Niarbyl Car Park – A bit of everything!
Friday 22nd September Start Point: The Shore Hotel Car Park (Gansey) – Ballakilpheric and Colby Glen
Friday 29th September IOM Walking Festival – Choice of Walks
Friday 6th October Start Point: Café 266 at Derbyhaven – Santon Gorge and Beyond.
Friday 13th October Start Point: Crosby Pub Car Park – Royal Plantation’s!
Friday 20th October Start Point: Milntown Car Park – Views of Changing Colours.
Friday 27th October Start Point: Dhoon Glen – Dhoon Glen Beach
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org 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