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Great walk

As I trace old dismantled railway lines this was a good walk. I walked it in one day. This included... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Martin R
Oxford, United Kingdom
For the walkers who don't like hills!

As this follows the railway line it is perfectly flat throughout. One criticism though is that it... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Belfast, N. Ireland
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Trail from Douglas to Peel, Douglas
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We walked for a couple of miles along the trail from St John towards Peel (the course of the old railway that ran from Douglas to Peel.) It was a nice sunny day, but it was rather uninteresting.

1  Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed 17 May 2018

As I trace old dismantled railway lines this was a good walk. I walked it in one day. This included two detours on old lines which you can also walk most of to Foxdale and Knockaloe. Knockaloe was an internment camp in the war.

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 7 October 2017

As this follows the railway line it is perfectly flat throughout. One criticism though is that it is not well sign-posted in Douglas, we were googling and eventually relying on other walkers. However when we were on the trail it was beautiful. There was work...More

Thank csobs
Reviewed 16 August 2017

WE were looking to cycle along the trail to Peel and in the end we did do several sections. Fortunately we did not look to start from Douglas, but we did finish on teh stretch from Union Mills back into Douglas. I saw very little...More

Thank DavidBakewell
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We picked up the trail at Union Mills to make the walk to Peel about 9 miles by the time we had done a couple of small diversions. It follows the track bed of the old steam railway so it is pretty flat with no...More

1  Thank ANGReview
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This walk follows the old disused railway line which ran from Peel town to Douglas.the trail is about 9 miles long and is an easy walk as it is almost flat throughout.the line follows thro some wonderful scenic country side and makes for an ideal...More

2  Thank Kennypo20
Reviewed 16 December 2016

lovely level walk while on the island geocaching. good path for pushchairs and mobility accessibility.

Thank buntyTestValley
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We started our walk from the promenade in Douglas and ended up on the promenade in Peel. The trail starts at Quarterbridge and is easy to find from here. Being along an old railway there are no steep hills and there were only a couple...More

5  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A flat walk of approx 10 miles along an old railway route from Douglas to Peel on the west coast. A peaceful and quiet walk passing fields, hills, rivers and streams. The information boards are difficult to read, they could do with being replaced with...More

5  Thank margaretv886
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The footpath follows a disused railway line from Douglas to Peel, because of this there are no steep gradients. It is generally in open countryside and for some way it runs beside rivers and marshland. The views are lovely and there is abundant wildlife to...More

5  Thank wizzythetraveller
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