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RNF 5: Niarbyl to Peel

Type:Walking Route

RNF 5: Niarbyl to Peel


Ordnance Survey Map: HERE

Check RoadWatch before you set out on your walk.

Grading: Moderate
Distance: 10 km / 6 miles

Start: Niarbyl Bay
Finish: Fenella Beach, Peel

This section of the Raad ny Foillan begins at Niarbyl Visitor Centre before the footpath brings you down towards the magical footpaths of Glen Maye. Here you can take time to explore the picturesque Glen where you will discover stunning waterfalls and rivers before continuing on your way along the route.

As you continue, you will follow the winding cliff top footpaths which will finally bring you to Peel Hill and its well know monument, Corrin’s Tower. Your descent will gradually bring you to stunning views over Peel and Peel Castle before finishing the walk at Fenella Beach.

Advice and Safety Information

Initial small section of road walking followed by coastal and cliff footpaths.

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.




  • Distance: 5-10 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: Services 5, 5C, 6A & 6C, Douglas links to/from Peel via St John’s, Peel, Kirk Michael and Ballaugh to Ramsey

What's Nearby

  1. Niarbyl is a secluded beauty spot just south of Dalby Village on the Island’s west coast…

    0.08 miles away
  2. The Marine Viewing Site present at Niarbyl Bay, Dalby, provides visitors and residents…

    0.1 miles away
  3. A spectacular bridged gorge and waterfall dominate this glen, which is located three…

    1.82 miles away
  1. This river flows down from Glen Rushen to the sea near the village of Glen Maye in the…

    1.9 miles away
  2. Cringle Reservoir is in the south of the Island is located within the Cringle Forestry…

    3.29 miles away
  3. The Centre for WW1 Internment tells the story of the Knockaloe Internment Camp, its…

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  4. Corrin's Folly, stands on the top of Peel Hill overlooking the town of Peel and out…

    3.57 miles away
  5. The Neb flows from Little London, through the beautiful Glen Helen, bisecting roadside…

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  6. South Barrule Forest is one of the Island's most popular woodlands for outdoor adventure…

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  7. The Sloc is a popular spot among local astronomers, with the site offering panoramic…

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  8. The world's smallest production car is on view in the Island's smallest museum in Peel.…

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