Castletown, Langness & Fort Island – coast, wildlife & history
A great mix of coastal walking and wildlife,with the medieval and modern history of the Isle of Man. Beginning at Castle Rushen, we follow the coast past the burial, execution and feasting site of Hango Hill, through Derbyhaven and onto Langness to see the Iron Age and Norse promontory forts, the landmark tower, the Provider stone (commemorating a shipwreck) and then on to the medieval chapel and Derby fort on St Michael’s Isle. Look out for birds of the shore and sea.
Meet at the bus stop in Castletown Square IM9 1LG
NGR SC 264 673
Small group guaranteed. Booking essential.
Availability and Bookings
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Preparing for your walk
Leisurely rating mainly on coastal paths and tracks. About 14 km distance with 50m height gained. Please wear footwear suitable for footpaths and open moorland. Bring clothing appropriate to the weather on the day-watch out for wind and rain! – and any food, drink and support equipment (e.g.walking poles, gaiters, insect repellent, sun cream, etc.) which you find useful. Opportunity to buy food and drinks in Castletown before the walk and after and for a stop at the Castletown Golf Club half way round. Carry a packed lunch and drinks.
Further advice about preparing for a walk.