Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

Castle Espie is truly a magical place for people of all ages offering adventure for everyone with wild woodland walks, soft play areas, events and workshops, art exhibitions and retail therapy. Castle Espie's tranquil setting offers the best views of Strangford Lough, County Down and is home to Ireland's largest collection of native and exotic water-birds.

Description

Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, Castle Espie is the perfect destination and every visit can be rounded off with a visit to the Kingfisher Kitchen where you can enjoy food and drinks to suit all tastes.

In autumn, visitors can witness almost the entire population of migratory brent geese. The centre has the most significant habitat improvement of its kind in Ireland, including restored lagoons, grasslands, salt marshes and reed beds.

Opening Hours

Open seven days a week, except 24 and 25 December.

  • November - January
    Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 4.30pm
  • February
    Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 5pm
  • March - June
    Monday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm
  • July and August
    Monday - Sunday: 10am - 5.30pm
  • September and October
    Monday - Sunday: 10am - 5pm.

  • The centre will remain open until 5.30pm on Bank and Public Holidays during the spring and summer months.



Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

78 Ballydrain Road
Comber
BT23 6EA

Telephone

028 9187 4146

Email

info.castleespie@wwt.o...

Website

www.wwt.org.uk/castlee...

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Directions to Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

The centre is located 2.5 miles from Comber on the Ballydrain Road, off the A22 Comber/Killyleagh Road.From Belfast follow the A22 towards Comber until you reach the roundabout. Turn right on to the A22 Comber/Killyleagh/Downpatrick road then turn first left at the Ballydrain Road.Free car parking is available at the centre.

Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

78 Ballydrain Road
Comber
BT23 6EA

Telephone

028 9187 4146

Email

info.castleespie@wwt.o...

Website

www.wwt.org.uk/castlee...

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Price

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Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

78 Ballydrain Road
Comber
BT23 6EA

Telephone

028 9187 4146

Email

info.castleespie@wwt.o...

Website

www.wwt.org.uk/castlee...

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Price

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Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

78 Ballydrain Road
Comber
BT23 6EA

Telephone

028 9187 4146

Email

info.castleespie@wwt.o...

Website

www.wwt.org.uk/castlee...

Social Networking
Price

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Events

Top Trumps Trail

29 Apr 2017 ‐ 4 Jun 2017

The popular card game Top Trumps is coming to Castle Espie Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre! This April, May and June WWT Castle Espie is getting their very own Top Trumps cards to...

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