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The Wizard of Mann

Type:Walking Route

The Wizard of Mann


Duration: 45 minutes

Grading: Leisurely

Location: Ballaglass Glen

Activity Season: Spring, summer, autumn, winter

Enter into the magical glen of Ballaglass and help the Fantastic Fairies and Enchanting Elves find the Mysterious Woodland Wizard, The Wizard of Mann. Explore the hidden treasures of the glen, by taking in the diverse terrain and picturesque scenery whilst following the child-friendly trail map which will inspire and excite every child’s imagination.

Advice and Safety:

Sections of the footpath are steep and narrow in places, with uneven flooring.

Please review the Access Guide download, where the condition of the terrain within the Glen is fully described, allowing an informed decision to be made on the suitability of the walk for all users.

Dogs are permitted within the Glen; however, please maintain control of your pet to ensure the enjoyment for other families.

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.

Please consider the ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign whilst visiting the Island’s glens.



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


  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Dog Friendly

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
Ballaglass Glen, Maughold

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

By Car: For those visiting by car, turn down to Maughold village at the Hibernia, on the A2 Laxey to Ramsey road, then turn right down the road marked Cornaa. There is an off-road car park outside the entrance of Ballaglass Glen. The car park is free-of-charge.

By Bus: For those arriving by bus, the service number 16 stops in Maughold Village, where Ballaglass Glen is located. Please visit to view the timetable.

By Rail: For those arriving by rail, take the Manx Electric Railway and alight at Ballaglass. 

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