Where to see bats

If you want to see a bat flying on a warm summer evening at dusk or sunset, try these spots around the island known for having lots of bats:

  • Laxey Glen Gardens and the Washing Floors
  • Mooragh Park, Ramsey
  • Summerhill Glen, Douglas
  • Onchan Wetlands
  • Glen Vine to Unions Mills old railway line
  • Kiondroghad Road, Andreas
  • Bishopscourt Glen
  • Glen Maye waterfall walk
  • Peel to The Raggatt river walk and Glenfaba bridge
  • Colby Glen
  • Poulsom Park, Castletown
  • Silverdale Glen
  • Port Soderick

Remember to have warm clothes, midge repellent and a torch. Don’t go alone – some places can feel strange in the dark!