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Isle of Man Walking Festival

Walk in the footsteps of the Island’s Viking and Celtic ancestors across some of the most stunning countryside in the British Isles.


Re-discover the pleasure of walking at the Isle of Man’s annual Walking Festival which takes place 10th - 15th May 2015.

The Isle of Man is steeped in history and full of unique character whether your interest is in history, culture, wildlife or simply walking and indulging the breath-taking scenery, the Isle of Man walking festival has it all. The choice of walks on offer cover a range of walking abilities from the challenge of the Raad Ny Foillan Manx Coastal footpath to ambling through the beautiful Manx countryside.

To get an idea of what to expect at the festival, check out last years Walking Festival Programme e-book 2014.

Walking Festival Details

Walking Fesitval 2014 coverAll our walks are led by experienced guides, they are there to ensure that the correct routes are followed as well as providing interesting information on our beautiful scenic landscape, marine life (Basking Sharks and Seals) and Celtic and Viking Heritage.

The festival includes a selection of excellent evening social events for all to enjoy. We open the festival with a welcome reception and hot pot supper to meet the guides and fellow walkers, during the week there will be the opportunity of a guided tour around the oldest continuous parliament in the world or perhaps join the Manx Bat group for a chance to spot some of the seven species of bats on the Isle of Man, the festival will conclude with our 10th Anniversary celebrations - we hope you can join us.


The Isle of Man Walking Festival takes place at numerous locations around the Island.

Many people visiting for the festival choose to centre themselves in the Island’s capital, Douglas.

Your festival programme will highlight where and when walks start and finish, how long they will take and what transport is available to you.

All walks are scheduled to tie in with the Island’s bus and railway network, which means getting around the Island is easy.

All social activities, which are arranged as part of the festival, take place at the Villa Marina on Harris Promenade in Douglas.


Bed & Breakfast festival packages start from £380 per person / Dinner Bed & Breakfast from £499 per person.

  • Prices include 6 night’s accommodation; return sea travel and the walking festival package (walks, social events and transport pass) - View offer.
  • Prices based on 2 sharing – Single supplements apply.
  • A choice of Guesthouse, Hotel, Country Manors and Self Catering properties available.
  • Packages are available to book now.
  • Contact Events Services on +44 (0)1624 664460

Alternatively you can make your own travel and accommodation arrangements and just pay for individual walks on a pay and go basis. Please contact Events Services on +44 (0)1624 664460 and ask for details.