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Explore the Island's 18 National Glens where you'll discover tumbling waterfalls and deep rock pools

Explore the Island's 18 National Glens where you'll discover tumbling waterfalls and deep rock pools

Family Walk

Family Walk

Glens & Forests

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Number of results: 20

  1. Garey ny Cloie Gardens

    Type

    Type:

    Garden

    Isle Of Man

    Garden available for the public includes access to toilets and information leaflets which are available on site. There is a large car park opposite the gardens opposite to the Saw Mill.

  2. Add Glen Helen to your Itinerary

    Glen Helen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    St. Johns

    Formerly known as Glen Rhenass, the glen features gardens with rustic bridges and waterfalls through foliage. The main attraction of the glen is Rhenass Fall, a stream which makes its way down between two hills lined with boulders. 

  3. Elfin Glen and Claghbane Woods

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Ramsey

    These glens are adjacent to the famous Hairpin corner on the TT course overlooking Ramsey. They provide excellent walking amid mature woodlands and conifers and offer spectacular views of the northern plain to the Point of Ayre and across the sea to...

  4. Add Glen Maye to your Itinerary

    Glen Maye

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    A spectacular bridged gorge and waterfall dominate this glen, which is located three miles south of Peel.

  5. Add Colby Glen to your Itinerary

    Colby Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Colby

    Colby is in the south of the island, it is a mountain Glen. Very small with the Colby river running through it. The glen is managed by the Forestry Amenity and Lands Directorate of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture.

  6. Add Silverdale Glen to your Itinerary

    Silverdale Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Isle of Man

    Further south of Douglas is this extremely popular rendezvous for all the family with a childrens playground (including a unique Victorian water-powered roundabout), boating lake and cafe.

  7. Add Laxey Glen & Pavilion to your Itinerary

    Laxey Glen & Pavilion

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Laxey Glen and Pavilion, a favourite among tourists and locals alike, is a popular spot for families of all ages with its playground and grassed paddocks. The glens appearance, rich in mature exotic trees and natural woodland, differs significantly...

  8. Ballaugh Plantation

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Ballaugh is an important plantation of 140 hectares which was planted between the years 1959 and 1967. It is home to Sitka Spruce and Japanese Larch although there are a few unstocked areas. Internal roading was provided between 1990 and 1995.

    It...

  9. Add Port Soderick  Glen to your Itinerary

    Port Soderick Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Port Soderick Glen comprises some 15 acres with the Crogga River running through it. It is also a registered Dark Skies Discovery Site and an interpretation board in the Upper Car Park ensures that visitors can enjoy the stunning stargazing on...

  10. Add Dhoon Glen to your Itinerary

    Dhoon Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Dhoon Glen, known for its natural and rugged beauty, is a small, wooden glen 5 miles south of Ramsey.
    The glen is not to be missed by keen photographers, with its splendid waterfalls and streams offering the perfect picturesque photos.

  11. Add Axnfell Forest to your Itinerary

    Axnfell Forest

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Axnfell is on the steep north facing slopes of Glen Roy and has an area of 36 hectares.The car park at its entrance has an excellent picnic site overlooking Glen Roy and Baldhoon, and views stretch right up to Windy Corner on the TT course

  12. Add Groudle Glen to your Itinerary

    Groudle Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Only two and a half miles north of Douglas is the Groudle Glen. It is of a deep, and in places rocky nature, with a lively bubbling stream running through its length.

  13. Add South Barrule Forest to your Itinerary

    South Barrule Forest

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Foxdale

    South Barrule Forest is one of the Island's most popular woodlands for outdoor adventure and is a convenient gateway to neighbouring forests and hill land. Popular with walkers, horse riders and families, the forest also features a number of purpose...

  14. Add Bishopscourt Glen to your Itinerary

    Bishopscourt Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    The Picturesque glen, located just north of Kirk Michael, was formerly part of the private garden belonging to the Bishops of Sodor and Man, whom resided at Bishop’s Court, opposite the Glen’s entrance. Enriched in history, locals and tourists alike...

  15. Add Summerhill Glen to your Itinerary

    Summerhill Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Douglas

    Summerhill Glen is a popular beauty spot filled with streams and footpaths to explore and a vast array of flora and fauna.

  16. Add Tholt-y-Will Glen to your Itinerary

    Tholt-y-Will Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Isle Of Man

    Tholt-y-Will Glen is set in the upper reaches of Sulby Glen, one of the Island's most stunning and scenic areas. It is also a registered Dark Skies Site with an Interpretation Board available to ensure that visitors can enjoy the stunning...

  17. Add Bradda Glen and Milner's Tower to your Itinerary

    Bradda Glen and Milner's Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Viewpoint

    Discover the tranquil beauty of Bradda Glen offering spectacular and panoramic views over the beautiful Port Erin Bay and the Calf of Man.

  18. Add Conrhenny Community Woodland to your Itinerary

    Conrhenny Community Woodland

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Conrhenny is a growing venue for community involvement, with a 5 hectare Children's Wood located in the heart of the forest comprising of more than 5,000 native trees. It features a number of way-marked blue mountain bike trails and a rather flat...

  19. Add Archallagan Forest to your Itinerary

    Archallagan Forest

    Type

    Type:

    Forest

    Archallagan, also known by some as the Forest of a Thousand Trails, is popular among mountain bikers, walkers and horse riders and boasts a number of way-marked mountain bike trails, with routes for beginner and experienced riders. Discover the rich...

  20. Add Ballaglass Glen to your Itinerary

    Ballaglass Glen

    Type

    Type:

    Glen

    Cornaa

    Ballaglass Glen is a pretty Manx Glen, north of Laxey which is a favourite for artists and photographers. Carpeted in blue bells in spring and sparkling streams which dance over rocks sculptured over millions of years. Look out for the wooden...