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Walk the Isle of Man: Friday 4 - Kirk Michael, Glen Mooar, Peel

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Kirk Michael Parish Church

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IM6 1AB Kirk Michael

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Friday 4 - Moderate

Kirk Michael – Glen Mooar – Staarvey Road – Lhergydoo – Peel

13 km/8 miles. Height gained 240 m/787 feet. About 4.5 hours walking

Description: A mix of coastal, glen and country road walking from Kirk Michael in the northwest of the Island to Peel in the west.

We take the bus from Douglas (not booked) to Kirk Michael and have quick visit to a fine collection of Norse crosses, then follow the route of the old railway line south for a short stretch to Glen Wyllin and head for the beach! When we reach Glen Mooar we follow a road and footpath inland to Cabbal Pherick (St Patrick’s Chapel) and Spooyt Vane (the white waterfall) before following the Monk’s Way inland and taking a mix of country tracks and roads southwards. We head for the coast again and round Peel Headlands with glorious views from the north over Peel Bay, Peel Castle and Peel Hill before arriving in Peel itself and the opportunity to explore the harbour, Cathedral and town self-guided. Return to Douglas by bus (not booked). Recommended outward transport times and options for return to be provided when timetables are confirmed.

What we may see: Norse crosses at Kirk Michael, beach and coastal wildlife, inland wildlife, early Christian chapels, waterfall, red sandstone geology, Peel, Peel Harbour, Peel Cathedral, Peel Castle.

What to expect: Mostly on country roads and tracks with some beach walking, coastal footpath, inland tracks and footpaths.

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Individual ticket prices booked through Eventbrite do not include travel to/from the walks on public transport. Standard ticket charges for this will apply and are to be paid by the participant.

The option to book the event package is available through Isle of Man Event Services on 01624 664460.


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