A visit to Cregneash takes you back into the past, and the serenity to be found there, after the hustle and bustle of today’s life, is something to be treasured.
Visit Cregneash and see the rugged/self sufficient lifestyle.
Port Erin Railway Station.
Board Victorian Steam train.
Pretty walk along the quayside.
Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed
Appropriate clothing, waterproof jacket and comfortable walking shoes.
Depart Douglas by motor coach and travel South to the folk village of Cregneash, isolated from the rest of the Island it was one of the last strongholds of the traditional skills and customs.
Explore the town and view original and well preserved buildings before we make the short transfer to Port Erin Railway station to board the Victorian steam train for the return journey to Douglas on a railway that is over 125 years old. From the station, return by motor coach or take the short 600 m/ 0,4 miles walk back to the ship’s dock.
Please note that the tour can also be operated in reverse. Most of the walking is up to guests’ dis- cretion and the train is wheelchair accessible with advance notice.
Remarks: Appropriate clothing, waterproof jacket and comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: Approx. 400m at Cregneash, please note the path from coach park to the village is a natural path of grass and soil. Whilst mostly even, care should be taken especially in damp conditions.