Ayre, Isle of Man

Explore Ayre (Isle of Man) Seaside, Coast and Beaches

Ayre covers the north-eastern end of the Isle of Man. The word Ayre comes from Old Norse "eyrr" that means a shingle beach. The Point of Ayre is the closest point on the Isle of Man to the British mainland, being 26 kilometres (16 miles) south of Burrow Head in Scotland.

Why not check beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches in Ayre. You can even take a look at our list of Ayre dog friendly beaches or even our Isle Of Man Blue Flag beach list.

Ayre Coast Map


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Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat: