Maughold Venture Centre Bunkhouse, The Venture Centre, Maughold, Isle of Man, IM7 1AW
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OverviewMaughold 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.
Beds & Rooms:52: 2x2, 1x5, 4x8, 2x10.
Open:January - December. 24 hours.
Price per night:£12-£15 per person.
Booking:Telephone reservation essential.
Directions: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.
Public Transport: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.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation is by the sea and is available to individuals. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page and the page of hostels with en suite rooms.
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Great value Weekend Active Staycation Packages on the Isle of Man
July 24th 2020
These weekends of adventure include; Bed and Breakfast and range of fantastic adventure activities, and they cost only £99 per person. Perfect for families or groups of friends!
Packages last from Saturday Am- Sunday Pm and the activities included are:
Practice your aim in Air Rifle Shooting and Archery.
Get in the water and work together in Gorge Walking.
Look for seals whilst Sit on Top Sea Kayaking around a section of the Islands coast.
Full, free use of the Mooragh Lake Boat and Crazy golf hire.
Information package in the evening for self led walk around the beautiful local headlands and to secluded beaches.
(Activities may change subject to weather)
Bespoke packages also available.
Family holidays on the Isle of Man
June 26th 2019
Run wild on the island beaches, explore the hidden wonders of the heather moorland, marvel at the mountain railway and revel in the excess of 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.
The Isle of Man
December 28th 2018
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.