The Ayres National Nature Reserve

555622088 WDPA ID
2.6 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Isle of Man


  • Original Name The Ayres National Nature Reserve
  • English Designation National Nature Reserve under Wildlife Act 1990
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2000
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Isle of Man Government Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture; Manx Museum and National Trust
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of the Isle of Man Updated: 2023 Isle of Man Government

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for The Ayres National Nature Reserve from the World Database on Protected Areas, April 2024. Available at: