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Railway Ramble: Colby Station, Colby Glen, Cronk-e-Dhooney to Colby Level Halt

Type:Family Fun

Railway Ramble: Colby Station, Colby Glen, Cronk-e-Dhooney to Colby Level Halt


Grading: Leisurely
Distance: 5.97 km / 3.71 miles

Start: Colby Station
Finish: Colby Level Halt

Colby Glen, one of the few glens left to develop without public intervention, offers the perfect opportunity to discover and explore the wild beauty of the Island. The walk leads you onto one of the many footpaths present within the glen, offering pleasant stream side walks, as well as footpaths through the countryside. Follow the route to lead you to Colby Level Halt, which is a short distance away from Colby train station.

Advice and Safety Information

Leisurely - walks for reasonably fit 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.



  • Distance: 1-5 Miles
  • Grade: Easy/ Leisurely

Provider Features

  • In countryside

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Add Railway Ramble: Colby Station, Colby Glen, Cronk-e-Dhooney to Colby Level Halt to your Itinerary

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: Services 1, 1A 10, 11, 12 connect Douglas or Port Erin with Colby.

By Rail: Take the steam train starting from Douglas or Port Erin, alight at Colby Station.

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Colby Glen, ColbyThere is plenty of wild beauty to enjoy, with waterfalls in sight and the Colby River running through it.

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