Friday Group Walks

Explore the Isle of Man on foot this Autumn and Winter

Walking.im and Manx Walks have join forces this autumn to create a calendar of Friday guided group walks to explore the wonderful Manx countryside; a real opportunity to partake in carefully selected stunning guided walks, feel the benefits to your physical wellbeing and enjoy the social side of group walking.
Ken and Catriona invite you to join us for a series of island wide walks which will be approximately 3 hrs long and 6 miles long depending on the terrain. The numbers will be limited to a maximum of 16 people, so don’t delay booking your place to join us with 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 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. 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. 13:00pm are as follows:
Friday 9th October Start Point: Crosby Playing Field Car Park – Heritage Trail, Cornelly Mine and Archallagan Plantation
Friday 16th October Start Point: Fenella Beach Car Park – Peel Hill and the Herring Way
Friday 23rd October Start Point: Kallow Point Car Park – Port St Mary, the Chasms and Spanish Head
Friday 30th October Start Point: Ballaugh Plantation Car Park – Ballaugh Plantation and the Tholtans of Killbregga
Friday 6th November Start Point: Rushen Abbey Car Park – Silverdale Castletown and Derby Haven
Friday 13th November Start Point: Cregnesh Car Park – The Howe, Port Erin and Bradda Head
Friday 20th November Start point: St Johns Old Railway Station Car Park – Slieau Whallian and Snuff the Wind

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. 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 walks and we will require a contact telephone number/emergency contact and 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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