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7: Kirk Michael to Jurby Raad ny Foillan

Type:Walking Route

7: Kirk Michael to Jurby Raad ny Foillan

About

Ordnance Survey Map: HERE

Grading: Moderate
Distance: 11 km / 7 miles

Start: Glen Wyllin Campsite
Finish: Jurby

Start your journey at Glen Wyllin Campsite before heading north along the old railway line to Glen Trunk and the sea.

From here, follow the blue Raad ny Foillan signs along the coastline, while taking care of your footing and watching out for any coastal erosion. Alternatively you can walk along the beach for this part, but be sure to check the tide times beforehand! From here, follow the sand and shingle along the beach until you arrive at your finishing point, Sartfield Beach.

If you have time, then stop off at the nearby Isle of Man Motor Museum and Jurby Transport Museum, which are well worth a visit!

Advice and Safety Information

Combination of road walking and beach walking.

Moderate - walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. The route will include some steep paths and open country. Walking boots and suitable clothing are essential.

Please check tide timetable before setting off as access is restricted at high tide.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Distance: 5-10 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate
Glen Wyllin Campsite, Kirk Michael

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: For links to and from Kirk Michael use services 5,5C,6A and 6C serving Douglas (via Peel and St Johns) and Ramsey (via Ballaugh)

What's Nearby

  1. Glen Wyllin is a secluded wooded valley that comprises an extensive campsite that leads…

    0.03 miles away
  2. A sandy and shingle stretch accessible from Glen Wyllin campsite.

    0.24 miles away
  3. Along the North-East coast of the Isle of Man lies Kirk Michael beach. The long stretch…

    0.58 miles away
  1. Located in the West of the Island, lies Glen Mooar Beach. Away from towns and street…

    0.85 miles away
  2. Discover the Spooyt Vane waterfall, found in the depths of Glen Mooar which also contain…

    1.05 miles away
  3. The Picturesque glen, located just north of Kirk Michael, is enriched in history. Locals…

    1.65 miles away
  4. Ballaugh is home to Sitka Spruce and Japanese Larch. It has two large amenity ponds which…

    2.83 miles away
  5. The Island's largest and deepest reservoir lies in the shadow of Snaefell, the Island’s…

    3.71 miles away
  6. This sand and shale beach is located on the exposed North West of the island. This beach…

    3.77 miles away
  7. The glen features gardens with rustic bridges and waterfalls through foliage. The main…

    3.95 miles away
  8. Curraghs Wildlife Park is the perfect place for a fun-filled family day out; there’s so…

    4.02 miles away
  9. The beach is backed by grass-covered cliffs and hills, behind which lie fields along…

    4.28 miles away
  10. Tholt-y-Will Glen is set in the upper reaches of Sulby Glen, one of the Island's most…

    4.61 miles away
  11. This beautiful waterway has a reputation as one of the Isle of Man's best salmon and sea…

    5.05 miles away
  12. This is a picturesque reservoir that sits within a wooded valley. Fly-fishing and…

    5.17 miles away
  13. Nestled in the rural area of St Johns lies Tynwald Mills, the only department store on…

    5.32 miles away
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