Around Douglas Head Walking Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

286343


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. If they can walk 8 miles, bring them along!

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

scenic coastal and inland views on foot (8 miles)


From Douglas, we cross the harbour and climb Douglas Head, catching our breath to enjoy the classic view of the bay with hills beyond. Turning south, we follow the Marine Drive which was built in the 1890s and now forms part of the island's coastal footpath and affords wonderful clifftop views out to sea. At Keristal we turn inland and head back to town along quiet country lanes, passing the Old Fairy Bridge and following the river until it reaches the harbour.

Itinerary

- Douglas harbour
- Classic sweeping view of Douglas bay from Douglas Head
- Clifftop walk along the Victorian 'Marine Drive'; superb coastal scenery.
- Return to Douglas along quiet lanes, passing the Old Fairy Bridge, through woodland and by river

(approx 8 mile walk)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Unless otherwise requested, I shall pick you up at your Douglas hotel.

End location: Unless otherwise requested, the walk will finish back at your hotel.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Walking all the way - some 8 miles.

What’s Included

Just me! No transport or entrance fees etc - but please bring along a packed lunch.

What’s Extra

Please bring a packed lunch.

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