Chapel and Crosses in Isle of Man

Tour Number

Activity Level

286896


Categories

Religious Heritage, Nature and Wildlife, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. If they can walk 6 miles, they're very welcome!

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Scenic ride by Manx Electric Railway & 6 mile coastal walking tour


At the northern end of Douglas promenade we ride north on the Victorian-period Manx Electric Railway tramcar for four miles (15 minutes) taking in spectacular coastline. After stepping down, we set out on foot to tiny St Adamnan's chapel, with its graveyard and fine collection of celtic crosses set in a peaceful grove of trees. We continue down to Groudle beach, and on around the coast path around Howstrake back to Douglas.

Itinerary

- electric railway trip along scenic coast, north from Douglas
- 6 mile walk back visiting:
- peaceful St Adamnan's chapel with fine celtic cross collection
- cove at quiet Groudle beach
- coast path with exceptional coastal views back to Douglas

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Either at your Douglas hotel OR (if you prefer) at Manx Electic Railway terminus at N end of Douglas Promenade.

End location: I shall take you back to your Douglas hotel, unless you prefer to end the tour at the Douglas MER terminus.

Duration: 4 hours

The Manx Electric Railway only operates from April to October (inclusive). However in winter months it can be done by bus instead - the fine coastal views are still there! - though route may be curtailed to reflect shorter daylight hours.

Transportation

out from Douglas on heritage Manx Electric Railway tram.
6 mile walk back along quiet country roads and coastal footpath.

What’s Included

my guiding fees plus fare on Manx Electric Railways

What’s Extra

This tour doesn't involve any extra expense. Once we've left Douglas there won't be any opportunity to buy refreshments. Do bring water if it's a warm day!

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