The Isle of Man: A walker's guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

The scope for walking on the Isle of Man is considerable. Many of the walks in this guide touch upon the coastline, and it is probably true to say that on every walk in this book you can see the sea at some stage, giving each of the 40 walks its own very distinctive flavour.
This guide provides you with all the necessary information to ensure that any visit to the island is well spent. A comprehensive introduction provides information on the Isle of Man today and in the past, ...
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The Isle of Man: A walker's guide

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Overview

The scope for walking on the Isle of Man is considerable. Many of the walks in this guide touch upon the coastline, and it is probably true to say that on every walk in this book you can see the sea at some stage, giving each of the 40 walks its own very distinctive flavour.
This guide provides you with all the necessary information to ensure that any visit to the island is well spent. A comprehensive introduction provides information on the Isle of Man today and in the past, the island's flora and fauna, as well as how to make the most of the walking opportunities.
The guide includes:
40 walks in and around the island
full-colour photographs and OS mapping
information on getting to and around the island
comprehensive appendixes, including longer waymarked walks, useful addresses and organisations, bibliography and a glossary of Manx place-names and terms.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849655132
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Terry Marsh specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He is author of 40+ books including the award-winning Cicerone guides to the Northern Coast to Coast Walk (1994 and 2003) and the Shropshire Way (1999), and guides to the Pennine Way, the Dales Way, the Severn Way and the West Highland Way.
Dr Terry Marsh is a Lancashire-based award-winning writer and photographer who specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 100 titles.

Terry has a particular interest in Cumbria and the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, Lancashire, the Peak District, the Scottish islands and the Isle of Man. He holds a PhD in Historical Geography and a Master of Arts degree (with Distinction) in Lake District Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot), a Member of the Society of Authors and the National Union of Journalists, and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.
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Table of Contents

The Walks
The North
1: Ayres, Point of Ayre and Bride
2: Maughold, Port Mooar and Port e Vullen
3: Cornaa, Glen Mona and Ballaglass Glen
4: Clagh Ouyr and North Barrule
5: Snaefell from the Bungalow
6: Laxey, Agneash and King Orry's Grave
7: The Snaefell Mines
8: Sulby and the Millennium Way
9: Slieu Curn and Slieu Dhoo
10: Kirk Michael and Slieau Freoghane
11: Slieau Freoghane from the mountain road
12: Glen Mooar
13: Orrisdale and Glen Trunk
14: A taste of the Millennium Way
15: Glen Wyllin
16: Sulby Reservoir


The South
17: Peel Hill and Corrins Hill
18: Glen Maye, the coast path and Patrick
19: Port Erin to Peel
20: Cregneash and Mull Hill
21: Glen Maye, Niarbyl Bay and Dalby Mountain
22: Corlea and South Barrule
23: Glen Maye to Glen Rushen by Dalby Mountain
24: Cronk ny Arrey Laa
25: Lhiattee ny Beinnee and Fleshwick Bay
26: Bradda Hill
27: Port St Mary and Port Erin
28: Colby Glen, Ballakilpheric and Bay ny Carrickey
29: Castletown and Scarlett Point
30: Silverdale Glen and Ballasalla
31: Groudle Glen and Baldrine
32: Baldwin, Union Mills and Crosby
33: Slieau Ruy and Greeba Mountain
34: Port Grenaugh, Port Soldrick and Cass ny Hawin
35: Port Grenaugh, Pistol Bay and Santon Head
36: St John's, Slieau Whallian, Patrick and the Heritage Trail
37: Glen Maye and the Postman's Path
38: Derbyhaven, St Michael's Island and Langness
39: Mull Hill, Spanish Head and The Chasms
40: South Barrule
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