Laxey Bay

Laxey  >  Isle of Man

Watch the Northern Gannet diving for food. Or the many other birds.

Added by Robert Fisher


Laxey Beach is situated on the east coast on Isle of Man. It has a pebble and sand beach, which gets progressively sandier the closer you go to the low-water mark. The beach sits in the picturesque Laxey Bay. It is bordered by cliffs to the south and by the harbour breakwaters to the north. Have a stroll along Laxey beach or walk the harbour. Look out into the bay and see the Northern Gannet feeding. Also look for Eurasian Curlew , Black Guillemot, Peregrine Falcon, and many more birds.



Park in the village or by the harbour. Access to Laxey Beach is easy by bus, car or using the Manx Electric Railway which has a main station just a few minutes walk from the beach.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach, Sea, City/village


Sandy, Flat, Rocky

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer, Spring migration, Spring, Autumn, Autumn migration, Winter


Paved road, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


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Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here


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