Maughold Village and Lighthouse. Village always open. Free admission.

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Maughold is a small, rural village with one main  road going in and out of the village. This road has no pavements for pedestrians. The lane leading to the lighthouse is narrow, with minimal passing places and leads to a five bar gate. There is a small pull in/ parking area on the left hand side.

Brief Description:

Maughold village is named after the patron saint of the Island. It is situated on the East coast with mountainous terrain. Maughold Head is the easternmost point of the Island and this is where the lighthouse is. It was built in 1914. It is an unmanned lighthouse but is still operated by the Northern lighthouse board. Some of the land in the area is owned by the Manx National Heritage.

Further Information:

Maughold Village, Isle of man, IM7 1AS.


For contact details of its Parish Commissioners please see the entry for the new authority of Garff Parish District Commissioners on


None available.


Opening Hours:

Always open.
Situated 3.5 miles SE of Ramsey. Head SE on A2 and after 1.2 miles turn left onto Maughold Road/A15. Continue following for approximately 2 miles. This will take you into Maughold Village.
Village OS SC492917 . Lighthouse OS SC498913.


Due to the remote location and mountainous terrain, best travelled to by car.

Contact Isle of Man Public Transport, Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PT
Telephone: +44 1624 662525 (Infoline)


Closest amenities can be found in Ramsey, where you can find pubs, cafes, restaurants, guest houses and much more.