Castle Espie Wetlands Centre
Available all year
Get closer to nature and learn about some of the world’s most threatened wildfowl species
See Ireland’s only environmental art-space sculptors, craftspeople and photographers’ works
Explore the woodlands and coastal walks with a panoramic view of Belfast City on the way
Wildlife and green architecture
Visit a 60-acre nature reserve, home to Ireland’s largest population of native and exotic water birds, migrant birds and otters. Explore the habitats and shore-view walks and scan for wildlife. Look out for the Light-bellied Brent Geese and the colourful Kingfisher. The Visitor Centre boasts Ireland’s only environmental art gallery and hosts a diverse exhibition of art. The buildings in Castle Espie are made of sustainable materials.
Remarks/requirements: We recommend that guests wear warm, layered, waterproof clothing and comfortable non-slip walking shoes.
Walking information: At guest’s discretion.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
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