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Railway Ramble: Baldrine, Axnfell, Glen Roy, Laxey

Type:Walking Route

Railway Ramble: Baldrine, Axnfell, Glen Roy, Laxey

About

Grading: Moderate
Distance: 5 km / 3.2 miles

Start: Baldrine Halt
Finish: Laxey Station

A varied walk incorporating quiet lane walking through the serene Manx countryside ending in the village of Laxey, home of the Great Laxey Wheel. 

Advice and Safety Information

This walk is steep in places and can be muddy in the glen.

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.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Distance: 1-5 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate
Baldrine

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Rail: Take the Manx Electric Railway starting from Douglas or Ramsey, alight at Baldrine Halt.

By Bus: Services 3 and 3A connect Douglas with Laxey and Ramsey

What's Nearby

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    0.52 miles away
  2. The Ballanette Reserve includes a series of lakes with at least one bird watching hide.…

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  3. Conrhenny is a growing venue for community involvement, with a 5 hectare Children's Wood…

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  1. Conrhenny Plantation offers unspoilt panoramic views over Douglas Bay, and is the perfect…

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  2. Two pretty reservoirs, a short walking distance apart, that lie in the hills above Onchan…

    1.63 miles away
  3. Situated in a small picturesque glen, just north of Douglas on the Isle of Man, is the…

    1.68 miles away
  4. Only two and a half miles north of Douglas is the Groudle Glen. It is of a deep, and in…

    1.7 miles away
  5. The small Groudle River runs through the mature woodland of Groudle and Molly Quirk’s…

    1.76 miles away
  6. Half a mile north of Onchan, lies the Clypse and Kerrowdhoo reservoirs. Both very scenic…

    1.79 miles away
  7. Laxey Beach is situated on the Island's east coast approximately 8 miles north of Douglas…

    1.8 miles away
  8. Axnfell is on the steep north facing slopes of Glen Roy and has an area of 36 hectares…

    1.83 miles away
  9. The source of the Laxey River is located on Snaefell, the Island’s highest peak. It…

    2.06 miles away
  10. Laxey Glen and Pavilion, a favourite among tourists and locals alike, is a popular spot…

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  11. Join Snaefell Mountain Railway from Laxey for travel to Snaefell summit. Winding its way…

    2.13 miles away
  12. King Orry's Grave is the largest known Megalithic tomb on the island and tells the story…

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