Shore to summit – Laxey to Snaefell summit & back

We start at Laxey promenade and touch the water in Laxey Bay, then head up Minorca Hill and explore the Neolithic chambered tombs at King Orry’s Grave. Taking tracks, and paths through farmland and open moorland we ride up the side of Slieau Lhean and then drop down to the Black Hut on the Mountain Road TT course. After a break we head up the steep side of Snaefell to the top of the Island and (weather permitting) see the Seven Kingdoms from the summit. We then follow the track down to the Bungalow and cur across land to the Snaefell Mines and down the miners’ track to Agneash, the Great Laxey Wheel and back to Laxey Promenade. Option to take the Snaefell Mountain Railway from Snaefell summit or the Bungalow to Laxey (cost not included).

Meeting point:
Meet at the Shed, The Promenade, Laxey IM4 7DD
NGR SC440 835.

Small group guaranteed. Booking essential.

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Preparing for your walk
Strenuous walk on mountain paths and tracks with steep, exposed routes. About 19km distance and 900m height gained. Please wear footwear suitable for hill footpaths and exposed open moorland. Bring clothing appropriate to the weather on the day, including waterproofs and fleeces, and food, drink and support equipment(e.g. walking poles, gaiters, insect repellent, sun cream etc.) which you find useful. Water and packed lunch essential.

Further advice about preparing for a walk.


  • Full Day Walk

  • Distance: 19 km and 900m height gained

  • Duration 8 hours

  • Small group. Maximum 6 people

  • Strenuous grading

  • Price: £35 per person

  • Meet at the Shed, The Promenade, Laxey IM4 7DD
    NGR SC440 835

  • what3wordsStart & finish: fresh.deep.original

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