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Walk the Isle of Man: Monday 5 - Snaefell, North Barrule, Ramsey

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Derby Castle Manx Electric Railway Station

11 Strathallan Crescent

IM2 4NR Douglas

Isle of Man

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Monday 5 - Strenuous

Snaefell – Clagh Ouyr – (North) Barrule – Ballure Plantation – Ramsey

12 km / 7.5 miles. Height gained 400 m/1312 feet. About 4.5 hours walking

Description: Hill walk over open moorland in the northeast of the Island taking in the Island’s highest peaks along a rounded ridge.

We take the 10:40 Manx Electric Railway tram (booked) from Derby Castle, Douglas to Laxey and change to the Snaefell Mountain Railway (booked) to travel the easy way to the top of Snaefell (621 m/ 2034 feet). We then cross open rough grazing and moorland on tracks down the side of Snaefell to cross the Mountain Road (route of the famous TT motor racing course) and then up Clagh Ouyr and on to (North) Barrule along a rounded ridge. If the weather allows we shall be able to see not only the Northern Plain and hills, but also the ‘Seven Kingdoms’ – Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Mann, Heaven and the Sea! We head down (North) Barrule to Ballure Plantation and Reservoir and to our finishing point in Ramsey, the largest town in the north of the Island and return to Douglas by bus (not booked) or the Manx Electric Railway (not booked). Options for return transport to be provided when timetables are confirmed.

What we may see: Hill and moorland wildlife, ravens, hen harriers, hares

What to expect: Mainly hill and moorland walk over rough grazing and moorland, steep slopes down and up and walk along an exposed but rounded ridge.

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Transport options for getting to and from the walk with individual ticket purchase.

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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Derby Castle Manx Electric Railway Station

11 Strathallan Crescent

IM2 4NR Douglas

Isle of Man

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