Silverdale and Castletown Walk

Silverdale Road
Ballasalla
IM9 3DT

Walking Route

Silverdale and Castletown Walk

Map & Directions

Ballasalla

Road Directions

Take the A5 road from Douglas to Castletown. For short route, park in Rushen Abbey car park. For long route, park at Silverdale Glen. 

Public Transport Directions

By Rail: Alight at Ballasalla Station, Rushen Abbey and Silverdale are signposed from the station.

By Bus: Services 1, 1A, 2, 10, 11, 11A, 12 and 12A connect Douglas to Ballasalla. Services 8 and 8A connect Ballasalla with Port Erin, Foxdale and Peel (limited service).

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Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Provider Facilities

  • Dog Friendly
  • Group Friendly

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Activity

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

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