A compact reserve with two ponds, a hide and marked paths, with a proliferation of wildflowers and invertebrates


Church Rd, Isle of Man, IM9 6LN
Isle of Man

OS Map Reference

A static map of Ballachurry

Know before you go

2 hectares

Entry fee

no fee

Parking information

Parking is available on the main road (A29 near to Rushen Church)

Walking trails



Entrance off the A29 near to Rushen Church near Port Erin

Level grass pathways are maintained around the reserve. Contact the Trust for more information.


Guide dogs only
Assistance dogs only


Bird hides
Picnic area

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

Apr - Sep

About the reserve

Originally arable farmland, the area was transformed to encourage wildlife by the creation of open water and the planting of many trees.

Management: This community site has a dedicated team of local volunteers who undertake regular maintenance. 

Contact us

Reserve manager Tricia Sayle, Reserves Officer
Contact number: +441624 844432
Contact email: tricia@manxwt.org.uk

Location map

Ballachurry reserve