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The Isle of Man is an ideal place for a family holiday

The Isle of Man is an ideal place for a family holiday

Discover your inner adventurer at Garwick Bay

Discover your inner adventurer at Garwick Bay

Go for a boat ride on the lake at Silverdale

Go for a boat ride on the lake at Silverdale

Discover the Isle of Man's history at Peel Castle

Discover the Isle of Man's history at Peel Castle

Discover all 35 beaches on the Isle of Man

Discover all 35 beaches on the Isle of Man

Have a picnic at the Sound where you can spot seals

Have a picnic at the Sound where you can spot seals

Family Friendly Walks

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Number of results: 20

  1. Add The Wizard of Mann to your Itinerary

    The Wizard of Mann

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Duration: 45 minutes
    Grading: Leisurely
    Enter into the magical glen of Ballaglass and help the Fantastic Fairies and Enchanting Elves find the Mysterious Woodland Wizard, The Wizard of Mann.

  2. Add Railway Ramble: Ballasalla, Rushen Abbey, Silverdale Glen, Grenaby to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Ballasalla, Rushen Abbey, Silverdale Glen, Grenaby

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Ballasalla

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 11.7 km / 7.32 miles
    Ramble through Silverdale Glen beside the river, through quiet lanes whilst taking in the history of Rushen Abbey and the beauty of the open farmland.

  3. Add Ayres Visitor Centre & Nature Trail to your Itinerary

    Ayres Visitor Centre & Nature Trail

    Type

    Type:

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Bride

    The Ayres is an important stretch of low-lying sand dune coastline, great for walking and bird watching. The Visitor Centre sits within the sand dunes, an area which stretches 8 kilometres from Cronk-y-Bing to the Point of Ayre.
    The Ayres is also a...

  4. Add Railway Ramble: Port Erin, Bradda Glen, Bradda Head, Fleshwick Bay to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Port Erin, Bradda Glen, Bradda Head, Fleshwick Bay

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Distance: 7.5 km / 4.66 miles
    Grading: Moderate
    Incorporating a section of the Raad ny Follian, the coastal footpath, the stunning views from Milners Tower along the coastline are worth the climb.

  5. Add Railway Ramble: Castletown, Scarlett, Pooil Vaaish to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Castletown, Scarlett, Pooil Vaaish

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Castletown

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 9.6 km / 6 miles
    Through Castletown and along the coastline, see the geology of Scarlett and the Black Marble Quarry then back through open farmland.

  6. Add Silverdale Glen and Castletown Stroll to your Itinerary

    Silverdale Glen and Castletown Stroll

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Ballasalla

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 4 km / 2.6 miles
    A short and leisurely riverside walk for all ages, ideal for children to discover the joys of walking with play stops and family friendly attractions along the way. Beginning at Silverdale glen, walk...

  7. Add Dhoon Glen Delights to your Itinerary

    Dhoon Glen Delights

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Dhoon

    Grading: Moderate
    Distance: 3.2 km/ 2 miles
    The steep-sided Dhoon Glen is both atmospheric and beautiful as the River Dhoon tumbles down in a series of waterfalls to the coast.

  8. Add Niarbyl Bay to your Itinerary

    Niarbyl Bay

    Type

    Type:

    Beach

    Dalby

    Niarbyl is a secluded beauty spot just south of Dalby Village on the Island’s west coast and of great geological interest. Discover the peaceful bay with its rolling hills, thatched cottages and dramatic coastal paths leading to White Beach.

  9. Add Railway Ramble: Santon Station, Glen Grenaugh, Port Grenaugh and Santon Head to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Santon Station, Glen Grenaugh, Port Grenaugh and Santon Head

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 11 km / 6.75 miles
    Hop off the Steam Train at Santon Station to take in the sights of a sandy hidden cove leading to a section of the Raad ny Follian, the coastal footpath and a little known glen which blooms in spring.

  10. Add Raad ny Foillan Section 9: Point of Ayre to Ramsey to your Itinerary

    Raad ny Foillan Section 9: Point of Ayre to Ramsey

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Bride

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 9km/ 5.5 miles
    Be accompanied by species of birds and the occasional seal, whilst on this section of the Raad Ny Foillan and take in the spectacular views the Island has to offer. Start your walk at the Point of Ayre...

  11. Add Railway Ramble: Ballaglass Glen, Port Cornaa, Glen Mona to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Ballaglass Glen, Port Cornaa, Glen Mona

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Grading: Moderate
    Distance: 4.8 km / 3 miles
    A short but beautiful walk taking you through one of the most picturesque Victorian Glens on the Island, to the hidden cove of Port Cornaa. You will re-join the Manx Electric Railway at Glen Mona.

  12. Add Where's Wally the Wallaby? to your Itinerary

    Where's Wally the Wallaby?

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Follow the grassy footpath as it winds through the Curraghs, discovering the wild land in which the furry animals are likely to be sighted. Make sure to bring your binoculars and wellies along so you can fully explore the Ballaugh Curraghs.

  13. Add The 'real' Fairy Bridge and Marine Drive to your Itinerary

    The 'real' Fairy Bridge and Marine Drive

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Douglas

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 9.66 km / 6 miles
    This walk gives you a glimpse into how the Victorians spent their holidays on the Isle of Man plus the (very important) opportunity to greet the Fairies, known as the Little People on the Isle of Man.

  14. Add Railway Ramble: Port Soderick Station, Port Soderick Glen, Marine Drive and Douglas Head to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Port Soderick Station, Port Soderick Glen, Marine Drive and Douglas Head

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Port Soderick

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 7.4 km/ 4.6 miles
    Discover some of the best coastal views the Island has to offer whilst walking from Port Soderick to Douglas Harbour. Take a glimpse into the Island's Victorian past by visiting the Great Camera...

  15. Add The Viking of Balladoole to your Itinerary

    The Viking of Balladoole

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    Type:

    Family Fun

    Castletown

    Set off on your adventure and become a real explorer, discovering the eruptive past of Scarlett Point and the intriguing Viking ship burial at Balladoole. Follow the child-friendly trail map, to discover fascinating facts and enjoy a handful of...

  16. Add Glen Mooar and Glen Wyllin to your Itinerary

    Glen Mooar and Glen Wyllin

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Kirk Michael

    Grading: Moderate
    Distance: 6.4 km / 4 miles
    Two beautiful glens, a disused Victorian railway line, an ancient site, a nature reserve and one of the Island’s tallest waterfalls. What more could you want from a short walk?

  17. Add Wild West: St John's and Peel to your Itinerary

    Wild West: St John's and Peel

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    St Johns

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 11.5km/ 7 miles
    A predominantly flat walk using old railway lines which takes you through rolling Manx countryside. A short coastal section takes you to the picturesque city of Peel before returning along the Heritage...

  18. Add Railway Ramble: Castletown, Derbyhaven, Langness, St. Michael's Island to your Itinerary

    Railway Ramble: Castletown, Derbyhaven, Langness, St. Michael's Island

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Castletown

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 7.22 miles
    A stunning coastal walk with a historic fort and keeill thrown in for interest. A paradise for marine and bird enthusiasts.

  19. Add Curraghs Wildlife Park to your Itinerary

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    Curraghs Wildlife Park

    Type

    Type:

    Animal Attraction

    Ballaugh

    Curraghs Wildlife Park is the perfect place for a fun-filled family day out; there’s so much to see and do – you won’t know where to start! There are over 350 of the world’s animals to discover set over 40 acres of beautiful, natural scenery. Start...

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

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

    Type

    Type:

    Family Fun

    Grading: Leisurely
    Distance: 5.97 km / 3.71 miles
    The walk allows you to explore wild beauty in both the glen and the countryside. Colby river runs centrally through the glen, with footpaths on either side, proving pleasant stream side walks.