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All Round Guide to Mountain Biking on the Isle of Man

All Round Guide to Mountain Biking on the Isle of Man

Author: David Gooberman

Pages: 128 Size: 17cm x 12cm Paperback. ISBN 9781907945946

9.95

This detailed guide has a wide selection of trails to allow the reader to enjoy mountain biking on the Isle of Man.

The author is a local enthusiast and his guide gives the reader an insight in to the wonderful and varied paths/routes on the Island. Each trail has a detailed map and gradient information and the suitability for all levels. Easy to follow direction, details of distance times and difficulty together with refreshment stops and local knowledge.

A must for any mountain biker visiting the island or local beginners and experienced riders alike looking for new ideas as to somewhere to cycle



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Isle of Man Favourite Manx Walks

Isle of Man Favourite Manx Walks

Author: Alan Cooper

Pages; 112 Size; 15 x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781911177838

9.95

The author has lived in the Isle of Man for over twenty years. He has walked the hills, countryside, glens and coast of the Island extensively and has learned about the history and interesting stories of these places. This guide offers some of the walks from previous publications that have been popular with readers, together with many new routes. The 30 walks described here will take you through all the different landscapes of the Isle of Man, upland moors, valleys, glens, tranquil rural landscapes, dramatic cliffs and deserted sea shores. The walks range from 4 to 13 miles and they are mostly circular and accessible by car and public transport.

If you are interested in exploring the rich diversity of the Isle of Man’s countryside and coast, and becoming informed along the way, this book is for you.



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Isle of Man Glen Walks

Isle of Man Glen Walks

Author: Alan Cooper

Pages; 48 Size; 15 x 21cm Paperback. ISBN 9781911177821

4.95

The Isle of Man is blessed with a large number of beautiful wooded glens, usually with streams or rivers running through them. There are 18 National Glens which are kept in the same semi-natural state as they were a century ago. The clearly-designated paths lead the walker through woodland with a variety of tree species, attractive bushes and ferns, alongside tumbling stream with waterfalls, cascades and rockpools. Most are easy walks, a few include steeper sections which offer dramatic views. Many also have unusual and historic buildings. The book includes a further 8 walks in tranquil public glens, both in the heart of the countryside and in towns.

If you are interested in shorter walks exploring Manx glens each with their own character this book is for you.



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Isle of Man Coast, Countryside and Churches

Isle of Man Coast, Countryside and Churches

Author: Alan Cooper

Pages: 168 Size: 21cm x 15cm Paperback ISBN 9781911177685

9.95

This book is for those who want to experience the great wealth of countryside and coastal walks but with the added benefit of visiting interesting and historic churches and chapels, some dating back over hundreds or thousands of years.

The 22 walks described here with detailed maps will take you through the many different landscapes of the Island - valleys, glens, open moorland, idyllic rural landscapes, craggy cliffs and sandy beaches. It includes walks exploring the heritage of our principal towns. The walks vary from 2 to 11 miles and are easily accessible by car or bus.

If you are looking to explore the Isle of Man and see some wonderful and unique churches and chapels that tell stories about its history and social development this book is for you.



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Isle of Man Hill Walks

Isle of Man Hill Walks

Author: Manx Footpath Conservation Group

Pages: 34 Size; 15 x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781907945410

4.95

Prepared by the Manx Footpath Conservation Group, this book covers walks across the Isle of Man, ranging from gentle short walks to more challenging walks for the experienced hiker. The book is illustrated in full colour with maps and photographs and the routes featured will take you to places on the Island not seen easily by the casual visitor


Isle of Man Short Walks Northern Section

Isle of Man Short Walks Northern Section

Author: Manx Footpath Conservation Group

Pages; 38 Size; 15 x 21cm Paperback. ISBN 9781907945397

4.95

Prepared by the Manx Footpath Conservation Group, this book covers walks across the North of the Isle of Man.. The book is illustrated in full colour with maps and photographs and the routes featured will take you to places on the Island not seen easily by the casual visitor


Isle of Man Short Walks Southern Section

Isle of Man Short Walks Southern Section

Author: Manx Footpath Conservation Group

Pages: 38 Size: 15 x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781907945403

4.95

Prepared by the Manx Footpath Conservation Group, this book covers walks across the South of the Isle of Man.. The book is illustrated in full colour with maps and photographs and the routes featured will take you to places on the Island not seen easily by the casual visitor


Isle of Man Holiday Walks

Isle of Man Holiday Walks

Author: Manx Footpath Conservation Group

Pages: 62 Size: 15 x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781907945380

4.95

Prepared by the Manx Footpath Conservation Group, this book covers walks across the Isle of Man, ranging from gentle short walks to more challenging walks for the experienced hiker. The book is illustrated in full colour with maps and photographs and the routes featured will take you to places on the Island not seen easily by the casual visitor.



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Isle of Man Hidden Gems

Isle of Man Hidden Gems

Author: Alan Cooper

Pages: 104 Size: 14cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781911177241

9.95

This is for those who want to discover the wealth of 'hidden gems' on the island. Be they unusual and little known places or more familiar ones, the book enables the reader to discover something new and 'hidden'. To appreciate them you do not need to be a hiker as the walks are between a half and two miles and are easy to follow. These short walks will lead the reader to views, features, landscapes, monuments and fascinating objects, many of which are unlikely to have been seen before.


A Manx A-B-C-Dery An Alphabetical Tour of the Isle of Man

A Manx A-B-C-Dery An Alphabetical Tour of the Isle of Man

Author: Sara Goodwins

Pages: 32 Size: 21cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781908060181

5.95

There's so much to see in the Isle of Man that it's often difficult to choose which. This book makes it simpler for you.

Twenty-six attractions, one for each letter of the alphabet. Some are well known, some are not, but all are worth a look. For example, did you know that Orrisdale was once called Four Towns but no one seems to know why? Or that Rushen Abbey used to be famous for its cream teas? Or that the Ayres is home to one of only two ecosystems of the kind in Europe?


The Isle of Man by Tram, Train and Foot

The Isle of Man by Tram, Train and Foot

Author: Stan Basnett

Pages; 128 Size: 15cm x 21cm Paperback ISBN 9781907945137

6.75

This is a full colour guide that allows you to make the most of the Isle of Man's unique transport system.

In this new, revised and updated book Stan Basnett tells the fascinating story of the Manx railway system, including the Manx Electric Railway from Douglas to Ramsey, the Snaefell Mountain Railway and the Steam Railway from Douglas to Port Erin. The book also traces the fascinating history of mining and other industries on the Island.

To enable the reader to capture its wonderful history and heritage the book contains a series of walks which allows the reader to trace the history of the Isle of Man transport system and its heritage.


The Manx Highway Code

The Manx Highway Code

Author: Isle of Man Government

Pages: 163 Size; 21cm x 11cm Paperback. ISBN 9780957083615

3.50

The Manx Highway Code is essential reading for everyone and it sets out the rules of the road in the Isle of Man.


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