Onchan Wetlands


Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

Onchan Wetlands

Previously a mill pond, a small haven for wildlife has been created in this otherwise urban landscape


Church Road
A static map of Onchan Wetlands

Know before you go

1 hectare

Parking information

Roadside parking on Derwent Drive or Church Road


Sections of boardwalk and surfaced path make a short walk around this site


On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to July

About the reserve

Once a mill pond, this small site is only two minutes’ walk from the shopping centre in Onchan. A small area of open water is backed by curragh.

Management: the walkways are regularly maintained to allow visitors to enjoy the birdlife.

Contact us

Tricia Sayle, Reserves Officer
Contact number: 01624 844432
Contact email: tricia@manxwt.org.uk