My Planner

Currently nothing planned yet in your itinerary. Have a browse through the site and begin to add products you're interested in. To begin adding to your itinerary planner, simply click the itinerary button when you see something worthwhile. If your planner remains unfinished, don't forget to hit save and come back later on!

The Isle of Man is now welcoming back fully vaccinated visitors.

Who can travel to the Isle of Man

Travel guidance and staying safe

Visiting the Isle of Man - key things to know

RNF 9: Point of Ayre to Ramsey

Type:Walking Route

RNF 9: Point of Ayre to Ramsey


Ordnance Survey Map: HERE

Grading: Leisurely
Distance: 9 km / 5.5 miles

Start: Point of Ayre Lighthouse
Finish: Ramsey Harbour

This leisurely walk is a section of the Raad ny Foillan coastal footpath, offering some of the best coastal walks in the British Isles. Be accompanied by species of birds and the occasional seal, whilst on route, as well as taking in the spectaular views the Island has to offer. Start your walk at the Point of Ayre Lighthouse and follow the route along the sand and shingle to the finishing location of Ramsey Harbour. Make sure to take time exploring the many attractions that Ramsey has to offer, inlcuding Mooragh Park - perfect for children to explore.

Advice and Safety Information

Please check tide timetable before setting off as access is restricted at high tide. The footpaths you will be walking on are near the foot of the impressive sand cliffs of Bride and Shellag Point. Don't go too close as they are actively eroding.

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: 5-10 Miles
  • Grade: Easy/ Leisurely
Point of Ayre Lighthouse, Bride

Add RNF 9: Point of Ayre to Ramsey to your Itinerary

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Bus: No direct bus service - nearest point is Bride which is served infrequently by services 17, 17K, 18, 18K & 20 to Ramsey.

What's Nearby

  1. The Ayres is an important stretch of low-lying sand dune coastline at the northern tip of…

    1.9 miles away
  2. Smeale Coastal Area is one of the Island’s darkest sites with near to none light…

    3.73 miles away
  3. Relax and unwind at Brightlife Spa with luxurious and modern facilities and therapies set…

    4.6 miles away
  1. The Lhen is a picturesque Sand and shingle beach near to Ramsey, perfect for moderate to…

    5.74 miles away
  2. Step inside the cherished country home of the Gibb family. Inside their possessions…

    5.85 miles away
  3. Mooragh Park in Ramsey is a popular attraction with excellent leisure facilities.

    5.97 miles away
  4. Just one minute away from Ramsey town centre the south beach at Ramsey is bordered on one…

    5.98 miles away
  5. Private House Tours for 10+ individuals can be booked upon request, please call 01624…

    6.73 miles away
  6. There are 15 acres of gardens and woodlands in this historic setting for you to explore.…

    6.78 miles away
  7. These glens provide excellent walking amid mature woodlands and conifers and offer…

    7.13 miles away
  8. Explore the amazing stories behind a collection of hundreds of unique vehicles from…

    7.3 miles away
  9. Port Lewaigue, a small settlement on the rugged East coast of the Isle of Man, is a…

    7.35 miles away
  10. A small and sheltered hillside reservoir within the Ballure plantation in the North of…

    7.46 miles away
  11. Jurby Beach is located near the northern tip of the Isle of Man and forms a long strip of…

    7.51 miles away
  12. The landmark Jurby Church was built on an ancient site dating back thousands of years. A…

    8.13 miles away
  13. This beautiful waterway has a reputation as one of the Isle of Man's best salmon and sea…

    8.24 miles away
Previous Next
Stay in touch with us Let your extraordinary story unfold on the Isle of Man…sign up to our newsletter and let us inspire your visit to our hidden gem in the Irish Sea.