Raad ny Foillan Coastal Path. 8 Night Guided Walking Challenge

Walk the Isle of Man's iconic Coastal path

Booking Enquiry or Call 01624 664460

8 Nights, 7 Days Walking


The Raad ny Foillan (which means the Way of the Gull) is the iconic 100 mile coastal footpath that circumvents the Isle of Man. It is the Island’s premier long distance walking route. 

With spectacular scenery, featuring an up-close view of the Island’s rugged coastline, as well as panoramic views of glorious, undulating countryside, this is a walk to remember.  The route mostly sticks close to the coastline, but you’ll also encounter a pleasing mix of Manx terrain, when the path occasionally diverts inland. But whether you are walking on shingle beaches, on the cliffs high above the sea or through the foothills of our sweeping fells, we can guarantee some unforgettable hiking.

Once you’ve completed the entire route, you’ll certainly feel a sense of achievement – and have a fantastic story to tell. 

You’ll enjoy friendly company, safe in the knowledge that your guide, Ken Harding, holds professional qualifications with the Mountain Training Association. As walk organisers, we are fully accredited and insured for guided walking activities and we follow industry guidelines to ensure your safety. 

Please be advised that numbers for these two guided walks are limited, so to ensure you secure your slot(s), don’t delay your booking.  


The route has been split into 7 challenging but rewarding sections. Approximate distance and times for each section are listed below including stops for refreshment breaks, sightseeing and lunch stops. A couple of sections are a little longer than others, so the amount of daily walking will vary slightly.  

Day 1: Douglas (Sea Terminal) to Castletown Approx 28km - 18 miles miles / 7 hrs walking

Day 2: Castletown to Port Erin Approx 22km - 14 miles miles / 7 hrs walking

Day 3  Port Erin to Peel Approx 25km - 15.5 miles  / 8.5 hrs walking

Day 4: Peel to Jurby  Approx 24.5km -15 miles  / 6.5 hrs walking

Day 5: Jurby (sartfield) to Ramsey  Approx 24.5km - 15 miles /  7 hrs walking

Day 6: Ramsey to Laxey Approx 25.5km - 16 miles / 8 hrs walking

Day 7: Laxey to Douglas Approx 15km - 9 miles / 4.25  hrs walking

What you can expect

The walking terrain varies from moorland to beach sections. As these are guided walks, our priority is to accommodate and support all participants every step of the way. Nevertheless, if you would like to participate, you should be reasonably confident of your fitness and be comfortable walking between 15-20 miles each day.

Each stage is designed to offer you the maximum amount of enjoyment from the experience. Please be advised, that some sections have occasional steep slopes and cliff tops. 

The advantages of group walking and using a professional guide are that it allows you the opportunity to cover good distances and learn things along the way that might not otherwise be possible. Your fitness and the interaction with your fellow walkers will just add to the overall experience.

What to bring

Please ensure you wear comfortable and supportive walking shoes/boots, with good grip.  Carry suitable clothing with waterproofs, in case the weather closes in. Bring your walking poles if you use them, as well as cameras, binoculars, lunch and snacks, to ensure you stay nourished. Make sure you have plenty of fluid/water.

If your preferred date is not listed above please contact us and we will create a walking package to suit you.

Package Contents


Date (Start - End) Nights Walk Days
15 - 24 July  8 7



Date (Start - End) Price From Status         
15 - 24 July £699 Available



  • Centrally located Accommodation
  • Bed & Breakfast for 8 Nights
  • Packed Lunches on walking days
  • Ferry travel as foot passengers
  • Minibus Transport throughout
  • Local qualified walking guide
  • 7 days of guided walking 

All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.

Prices are listed per person, based on two sharing. Single supplements may apply.

For further information, check availability and book please contact: Online Enquiry or Call 01624 664460


For our latest news and offers click the FaceBook link

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with in ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate    Click the link to view essential information on ATOL "pack peace of mind"

Book with confidence. We are a member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and code of conduct. We provide financial protection for your money when you buy a package holiday. If you buy other travel arrangements such as accommodation only this protection does not apply