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Access and Recreation

The Agriculture and Lands Directorate of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is responsible for promoting and managing access and recreation across the Department’s rural estate. See below the pages that will provide you with further information.

Recreation on hill lands and in plantations


A range of approved recreational events take place across hill lands and plantations throughout the year. Our webpage walks you through the use of the hill lands and plantations and the types of activities that take place.

National Glens

National Glens

Our team maintains the Island’s 18 mountain and coastal National Glens, each Glen tells a different history and has features specific to the area, see our National Glens page for more information.

To find out what activities are available, visit the Visit Isle of Man page. You can use their ‘My Planner’ feature to plan an extraordinary trip to the location of your choice.

Image Credit: Department for Enterprise

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