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Address: Rhenab Road, Halfway between Laxey and Ramsey, Maughold

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Ballaglas is one of the best glens on the island - a wonderful walk through the woods up to the railway station. It can be a bit rough underfoot so sensible shoes are recommended... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Nottingham, UK
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Nottingham, UK
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ballaglas is one of the best glens on the island - a wonderful walk through the woods up to the railway station. It can be a bit rough underfoot so sensible shoes are recommended. (Tip: May is a good time to go when the Bluebells are out).

Thank RichardEade
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We recently came here with family and friends ranging from one years old to retired. The walk was manageable for all and the scenery was lovely. Not suitable for prams or wheelchairs.

Thank Ian H
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Came across this little gem on our visit to the island. Fell in love with the Fairy tale statue! Nice peaceful trail can be slip in wet weather.

Thank AlannaLew
Tavares, Florida
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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Ballaglass Glen is situated between Laxey and Ramsey and the northerly section is served only by rail, there being no direct road access. It is part of Cornaa Glen and totals about 17 acres. The glen has a rocky stream that flows through the wooded terrain. The remains of a flax mill and the stone buildings, which once belonged to... More 

4 Thank FlaHarlock
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

A gorgeous glen hidden away in Maughold. Looks best in May with an abundance of beech trees with their fresh green leaves.

3 Thank frednuff
isle of man
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

once again we found this lovly glen just breath taking

1 Thank happytobeborn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012 via mobile

Lovely scenic glen. Beatiful diverse flora. Nice to follow the river. Follow the glen path all the way down to Cornea beach it's such a beautiful glen. A lovely walk. The Electric Tram stops at the glen too.

2 Thank stillwalking
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 June 2012

Though I've been visiting the Isle of Man for nearly 40 years, it's only fairly recently that I've discovered Ballaglass Glen. It can be tricky keeping your footing after a rain shower, but it's well worth a visit. The setting is idyllic, especially on a sunny day. Waterfalls, gentle streams, picturesque woodlands. What more can I say? It's beautiful. Perhaps... More 

2 Thank Waketrip
Douglas, Isle of Man, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2012

The geln walk takes you all the way to Cornaa beach, at the bottom of the glen there is a waterfall and a pool which is popular for swimming in. Its a beautiful walk and not too hilly so open to all abilities.

2 Thank Lucy R
Douglas, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

very peaceful area, beautiful spring flowers, one of so many gems on the Isle of Man

1 Thank 554chris

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