Summer Raad Ny Foillan Saturday walks

Walking.im are pleased to offer the opportunity to complete the 95 mile Raad Ny Foillan.

Join us this summer every Saturday throughout August and September as we complete this challenging route.

The numbers are limited, so don’t delay, and book your place to join us and complete the islands premier long distance walking route with friendly company and safe in the knowledge that the guide, Ken Harding, holds professional qualifications with the Mountain Training Association.

The walks will start at 9am every Saturday from the 1st August and the route has been split into 8 manageable but rewarding sections. Each section should take approximately 6 hours with refreshment breaks, views and lunch stops, with a couple of sections a little longer and others a little less.

1st August         Sea Terminal to Ronaldsway (Ballasalla)  Approx 12 miles / 6 hrs

9th August          Ronaldsway to Port St Mary                  Approx 13 miles / 6 hrs

15th August         Port St Mary to Port Erin                       Approx  9 miles / 5 hrs

22nd August        Port Erin to Peel                                      Approx 12 miles / 6 hrs

5th September    Peel to Jurby *                                         Approx 13 miles / 6 hrs

12th September    Jurby to Ramsey *                                 Approx 14 miles / 6 hrs

19th September   Ramsey to Laxey                                     Approx 12 miles / 6 hrs

26th September    Laxey to Douglas                                   Approx 10 miles / 5 hrs

* start times could be altered due to tides

The walking terrain varies from moorland to beach sections.  Walking.im will accommodate and support all participants but would ask that you are confident of your fitness and comfortable to walk between 9-14 miles each day. The stages are planned to offer you the most enjoyment from the experience, some sections have occasional steep slopes and clifftops.  The achievement of walking the whole of the Raad Ny Foillan will be a fantastic story to tell.

The advantages of group walking and using a professional guide allows you the opportunity to achieve and enjoy walking distances that you never thought you could accomplish. The guide will advise and support you every step of the way, building your confidence, fitness, and ability along with other fellow members of the group as together you explore this fantastic route.

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 your walking poles if you use them, camera, binoculars, lunch, 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.

The cost is £10 a stage – A total of £80 to be guided around the whole Raad Ny Foillan. This is a special summer Staycation offer from Walking.im and places will be limited.

Payment can be made either through Paypal on the booking page at www.walking.im or by bank transfer (contact us for details).  Please ensure the narrative includes your name when making payment.

Walking.im are fully accredited and insured for guided walking activities and follow industry guidelines to ensure your safety so that you can enjoy the walking experience.

Finally, upon booking, we would require your name, email address and mobile number along with a telephone number of a family member/friend to contact in the unlikely event of an emergency.  Please be assured that your personal information will be used only by Walking.im and your privacy will be safeguarded.

Feel free to check us out at www.walking.im and get in touch should you require any further details or advice.

 

Ken

Walking.im

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