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Railway Ramble: Castletown, Scarlett, Pooil Vaaish

Type:Family Fun

Railway Ramble: Castletown, Scarlett, Pooil Vaaish

About

Grading: Leisurely
Distance: 9.6 km / 6 miles 

Start & Finish: Castletown Station

Through Castletown and along the coastline, see the geology of Scarlett and the Black Marble Quarry then back through open farmland.

On your walk you'll pass Scarlett Visitor Centre, a volcanic plug (The Stack) and a Viking ship burial at Balladoole.

Advice and Safety Information

Leisurely - walks for reasonably fi t people with at least a little country walking experience. The route will include un-surfaced rural paths and tracks. Walking boots and suitable clothing are recommended.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Distance: 5-10 Miles
  • Grade: Easy/ Leisurely
Castletown

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What's Nearby

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Balladoole Historic Monument Site, CastletownBalladoole, near to Castletown, is one of the most significant historic monument sites on the Isle of Man.

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