3.5 of 5 (3 votes)

Glen Mona & Port Cornaa

A leisurely walk (countryside) in Isle of Man, England, about 9.30km (5.78 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:15h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 191m (626ft)
Descent 242m (793ft)
Max. Elevation 210m (688ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 433m (1419ft)
Start & End
Dhoon Glen entrance
Distance 9.30km
Duration ~3:15h
Ordnance Survey Map
2Created by mac.hawk on 22 Sep 2015
A high level walk down one of the islands glens to the shore and an up return visit to a neolithic chambered tomb. Refreshment hut (chocolate bars, crisps, soft drinks, homemade cakes) & toilets at start of the walk in the summer season. Regular buses to Dhoon Glen throughout the year and Electric Tram spring to autumn.

Walk Functions


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Take the bus or electric tram & alight at Dhoon Glen entrance. Take the minor road to the right of the station refreshment hut downhill but do not enter the Glen, follow the road as it heads north.
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Follow the Way of the Gull wakmarkers to cross the tramlines, follow the A2 briefly and turn right down another minor road.
About 1.15 km (~0.71 miles) from
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Shortly turn right down a narrow lane to reach a ford. Do not cross but turn right down the tarmac road through Glen Mona for approx a mile to reach the shore.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
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The shore is a pebble beach and a good place to sit for a bite to eat but there are no facilities there other than a single bench and rubbish bins.
About 1.87 km (~1.16 miles) from
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From the shore follow the stream upstream into the woodland and continue along the wide track uphill. After about a mile ignore a track on the left and continue ahead uphill to cross the tram lines.
About 2.05 km (~1.27 miles) from
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Upon reaching the road turn left, soon to take another left turn downhill to cross the tramlines again and continue to reach Cornaa Mill.
About 0.49 km (~0.3 miles) from
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At the bottom of the hill veer right, rising quite steeply uphill and after half a mile look for a waymarker post on the right.
About 0.56 km (~0.35 miles) from
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Follow the path a short distance to reach Cashtal yn Ard, a neolithic chambered tomb. Return to the road and turn right.
About 0.73 km (~0.45 miles) from
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After 3/4 mile reach the ford over the stream (as at 3). Do not cross, take a wayposted path on the right uphill to reach Glen Mona tram halt after 1/4 mile.
About 0.79 km (~0.49 miles) from
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A path on the far side of the tramlines leads 100 yards into the village where regular buses to Ramsey/Laxey/Douglas can be taken. The walk's approx 7 miles long.
About 0.30 km (~0.19 miles) from

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