Maughold Venture Centre Bunkhouse, The Venture Centre, Maughold, Isle of Man, IM7 1AW
Maughold Venture Centre Bunkhouse is built of Manx stone, overlooking farmland with views in the distance to the sea. It offers self-catering facilities with the option of purchasing meals from the neighbouring adventure centre if required (subject to availability). All bedrooms are en suite with full central heating.
Facilities include a basic but functional games room and kitchen. The local beach of Port e Vullen, 10 minutes’ walk away, is popular with visitors and the bunkhouse is adjacent to the Venture Centre where you may arrange sessions of kayaking, abseiling, air rifle shooting, archery, gorge walking, dinghy sailing, and team events. It has its own stop, Lewaigue Halt, on the Manx Electric Railway giving access to Douglas, Ramsey and to mountain walks and tranquil glens. Ideal for groups, families and individuals.This accommodation is featured on our map of the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland and here is its own website.
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52: 2×2, 1×5, 4×8, 2×10.
January – December, 24 hours.
£10-£15 per person.
Telephone reservation essential.
GR 469922. From Douglas take the A2 coast road. When the road begins to descend into Ramsey the Venture Centre is signposted on the right hand side. Follow the signs – it is the first building on the left.
No 3 bus or Manx Electric Railway from Douglas or Ramsey. Get off bus at Dreemskerry (5 minutes’ walk); get off railway at Lewaigue Halt (nearby). Taxi from Ramsey £5. Taxi from Douglas £25.
This accommodation is available to individuals.
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Great beaches, heather moorland, mountain railway and outdoor activities.
Maughold Venture Centre provides family activity breaks on the Isle of Man. Bring your family to enjoy the rolling fields, heather moorland and the central mountain on this beautiful Island. Relax and relish the spectacular views, and perhaps take the Snaefell Mountain Railway or visit Peel Castle or the famous Laxey Wheel. Explore the beaches and the harbour town of Castletown, home to the historic Castle Rushen or the picturesque village of Cregneash. Take in the striking views of the Calf of Man, where you can enjoy some delicious Manx cakes at The Sound Café. Maughold Venture centre provides great value self catering accommodation with family rooms. They can also arrange adventurous activities ideal for families, around the small yet stunning Isle of Man.
This combination of a full marathon and half marathon take place in classic Isle of Man scenery on 14 August 2016.
The Isle of Man full marathon and half marathon road races take place on a quiet, scenic rural course, starting and finishing in Ramsey on 14 August 2016. Competitors will receive a unique medal, technical t-shirt and goody bag with a free buffet to finish off the event. Trophies ares presented for age groups between 35 to 70 in groups of 5 years. More information can be found here.
World famous for its TT Races and the formidable Mountain Course, but the Island’s stunning scenery can be best enjoyed at a more leisurely pace.
So, why not take a relaxing drive past the rolling fields, heather moorland and the majestic mountain on this beautiful Island. Relax and relish the spectacular views, and perhaps stop off and ride the Snaefell Mountain Railway or visit iconic attractions such as Peel Castle or the famous Laxey Wheel. Drive to the south of the Island to explore the harbour town of Castletown, home to the historic Castle Rushen or the picturesque village of Cregneash. And don’t forget to take in the striking views of the Calf of Man, where you could also enjoy some delicious Manx Queenies at The Sound Café. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company are offering car and two passenger ferry crossing for £99 so why not bring your car, and enjoy a relaxing scenic drive on this small, yet stunning Island.