Ayres National Nature Reserve

A place for all things relating to Ayres National Nature Reserve (NNR).
A place for all things relating to Ayres National Nature Reserve (NNR).
  • Latest news from the Ayres NNR

    Update from the Ayres NNR dated 20th May 2024 here

  • Ayres NNR news 30th April 2024

    Update from the Ayres NNR dated 30th April 2024 here

  • Storm Kathleen, Spring Tides and Floods

    Update from the Ayres NNR dated 13th April 2024 here

  • Beach Nesting Birds

    The beaches on the north-west coast are some of our most important areas for beach nesting birds.  Find out more about these special birds by reading the Biodiversity Action Plan here.

  • Dogs on leads until 1st August 2024

    This byelaw is in place to protect ground nesting birds.  To find out more click here.

  • Ayres NNR leaflet

    Click here to view the Ayres NNR leaflet. The leaflet provides information on the special habitats and wildlife found on the reserve.  

  • Ayres NNR Nature Discovery Trail

    You can embark on the family friendly Ayres Nature Discovery Trail when visiting the NNR, taking you through various habitats where you can see and hear lots of wonderful wildlife. Click here for more information on the Nature Discovery Trail. 

  • Ayres NNR map

    Find your way around the NNR by clicking here for a map. Please adhere to the information provided on the signs on site and stay on the main paths. 

  • Ayres NNR wildlife information

    View our updated signs providing information about the wildlife found at the Ayres NNR and other facts here.

  • Ayres NNR Byelaws and Code

    Click here to read the Ayres NNR Byelaws and Code.

GET INVOLVED

If you love the Isle of Man and want to help keep it special, there are a variety of ways to get involved in UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man projects. Here are a few suggestions.

Please help us spread the word about Biosphere Isle of Man!