Port Erin. Always Open. Free Admission

❰ View on Map Updated: 3 years ago



Roads in and around the village are wide, with drop kerbed walkways. However there are a lot of steep/hilly areas. There are parking bays around the village and along the coastal roads. The sandy beach is accessible via railed steps and a ramp. Public toilets are situated on Shore Road, Station Road car park and Bridson Street.

Brief Description

Port Erin used to be a small fishing village, with a smugglers cove tucked away behind its cliffs and hills. It is now a popular family holiday resort, with a population of over 3,500 people. It has a sandy beach, with plenty of coastal walks and fishing excursions.

Further Information:

Port Erin Village, Isle of Man, IM9 6LN.




Port Erin Commissioners 01624 832298.



Opening Hours:
Always open.


Situated 6.4 miles SW of Ballasalla. Head W on A7 and turn left onto A3. At the end of the road, turn right onto A5. As you reach a fork in the road, turn right onto Castletown Road. Go straight over roundabout, continuing straight onto Station Road which will lead you into Port Erin. OS SC196689 .


The main bus stop in Port Erin is on Bridson Street, where all routes stop. Easily accessible via car, with ample parking areas.

Contact Isle of Man Public Transport, Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PT
Telephone: +44 1624 662525 (Infoline)) https://www.gov.im/categories/travel-traffic-and-motoring/bus-and-rail/


The village is well populated with hotels, bed-and-breakfast accommodation, cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops. Including Café Delicious, Café Red, Bay Hotel, Cosy Nook Café, The Haven, Avondale, Falcons Nest Hotel, Bay Hotel and La Gusto Pizza, amongst others. You can also find a children's park, Spar, churches, retail shops and much more.