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Douglas Cycle Route

Type:Cycle Route

Douglas Cycle Route

About

Grade: Red - Difficult
Distance: 27 miles

Start: Derby Castle
Finish: South Quay

This demanding but rewarding route takes you out of the Island’s capital and into the tranquil surrounding countryside. An ideal way to explore the small glens, notably Groudle Glen and Molly Quirk’s Glen. The coastal road of Marine Drive provides a stunning end to the ride.

Advice and Safety Information

Mainly A roads. Major climbs Bibaloe Beg; Ellerslie Hill at Crosby; the Braaid; Crogga.

The traffic in and around Douglas can be busy all day: cyclists should take care along the promenade and be aware of the tram lines. Exercise caution on country lanes.

RED Difficult – suitable for proficient cyclists. Basic bike skills required.

 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Distance: Over 20 Miles
  • Grade: Difficult/ Strenuous
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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Derby Castle is at the north end of the main Douglas Promenade.

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