Fairy House Removed for Maintenance Work
Isle of Man, an executive agency within the Department for Enterprise, wishes
to notify the public that the Fairy House at the top of Bradda Glen has been
removed for maintenance work following vandalism.
house has received noticeable damage from the elements over the winter months,
which was expected, but more recently has been the target of vandalism. The
decision was made to remove the house to ensure no further damage occurs.
Byrne, Head of Visit Isle of Man, commented:
position of the house at Bradda Glen was carefully thought out so that it could
easily be found by the public in order to lead the intrigue and mystery
surrounding the houses. We always expected that some weather damage would take
place and have been prepped to make repairs where necessary. We are saddened by
the recent damage and will be working with Port Erin Commissioners to find a
suitable and safe location to place the repaired house.
have been truly delighted with the level of global publicity received around
the houses and know from our social media accounts that people have visited the
Island to find the houses. Businesses in Port Erin have been extremely
supportive and have benefited from the increased footfall to the area, in
particular over the winter months, highlighting the importance of the Fairy
House as an attraction for the South.’
Isle of Man will be working with local businesses to create a trail map of the
Island to promote the Island’s folklore, which will include the Fairy House
locations, to be used by locals and visitors as an activity finder and