Port St Mary Tourist Information

Port St Mary views from a fishing boat

Port St Mary views from a fishing boat

A great destination for walking and wildlife watching holidays, Port St Mary is a beautiful harbour town on The Sound, surrounded by spectacular cliff walks with wonderful harbour views. A real peaceful retreat on the Isle of Man, Port St Mary is perfect for romantic getaways, birdwatching and wildlife watching holidays. Seal watching boat trips are available from the harbour and a choice of challenging or gentle walks surround the harbour town.

Port St Mary Activities

Port St Mary is a great base for a fishing holiday with a choice of prime fishing spots available locally! Yachting and boating are another favourite pastime with locals and visitors alike. Pick up steam railway rides from Port St Mary station stop. The steam railway is a scenic gateway to many popular locations on the island including capital Douglas, Castletown and Port Erin.

Head off on spectacular coastal paths around Port St Mary including The Raad ny Foillan (the Way of the Gull) along one of the Isle of Man’s most beautiful stretches of coast. While you are on your walk you will be able to see some of the Isle of Man’s seabirds, such as puffins, guillemots and kittiwakes as well as the common sea gull. Raad ny Foillan also pushes across to Port Erin.

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