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Herring Road/Bayr ny Skeddan

Isle of Man

23 km / 14 miles
Known as 'Bayr ny Skeddan' in Manx, this path will take you from the coast at Castletown by way of South Barrule and Glen Maye to Peel. It was the route once taken by Manx fishermen as they journeyed between the two ports. It uses old public roads and public footpaths and rises to 1000ft at the Round Table.


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Herring on blue sign with name
Attributes: Moorland
Start: SC264673 - Castletown, Isle of Man View on StreetMap
Finish: SC241844 - Peel, Isle of Man View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Isle of Man Guide : Herring Road Manx Notebook - Bayr ny Skeddan (Herring Road) Isle of Man Guide : footpaths map

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Walking the Isle of Man Coastal Path : Raad Ny Foillan : the Way of the Gull ; the Millennium and Herring ways  (Cicerone Press  - 2018 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 95
OS Landranger Active 95
Other Paper Maps:
Map (Other)
Isle of Man (Lily Publications - 1996)
Harvey Superwalker map
Isle of Man - Superwalker (Harvey Maps - 2016)

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Route Profile:

24.2 km (15.0 miles)
620 m (2,034 ft) ascent
312 m (1,024 ft)  maximum height

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