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Autumn Trees Colby Glen

Access: Steam railway, bus or car
Acquired: Manx Government, assigned to Forestry, Mines, Lands board, 1955
Location: In the south of the Island, near Colby
OS Ref: 2370
Parking: Ample, close by
River: Colby
Size: 2.0 hectares, 4.9 acres
Type: Mountain Glen
Woodland: Ash, Beech, Elm, and Sycamore

About Colby Glen

A narrow and rather overgrown glen, being one of the few glens left to develop without intervention. Paths and bridges are cleared and maintained, but the rest is the responsibility of nature. There is plenty of wild beauty to enjoy. Note the paths are narrow dirt tracks and not very easy to walk along in places. There is a grassy area at one end of the glen for picnics or games. This area is sheltered by trees.

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Colby Glen

Colby Glen

Colby Glen

Colby Glen

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