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New Life

Posted on 31st March 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

The nene is still the world's rarest goose, and WWT continues to breed them today. You can meet and feed one of these very special geese every day at Castle Espie Wetland Centre. You'll be amazed how friendly they are &#[...]

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Visitor at the Centre

Posted on 25th March 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Mediterranean Gull spotted

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Recent Sightings - 12th March 2014

Posted on 12th March 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

12th March 2014 Recent Sightings Wader Marsh Spoonbill being sighted regularly. Main lake Sightings of the Spoonbill Also: 3 Commerants, 10 Shelduck, 2 Pochard, 9 Gadwall & 2 Little Grebes On the Peninsula Field 30 [...]

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Join us for Encounters of the Endangered Kind

Posted on 11th February 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Come and spend February half term with us and discover the world of endangered animals through, crafts, trails, games PLUS help us restore Castle Espie's very own bug hotel. Activities kick off on Saturday 15th February [...]

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Wetland Wildlife Weekend

Posted on 28th January 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Join us to celebrate World Wetlands Day    (2 Feb), an international celebration of wetlands.  Mantella Environmental Education will be bring along their amphibians and insects for everyone to meet, take part in wetland [...]

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Artists inspired by Nature

Posted on 27th January 2014 by WWT Castle Espie

Castle Espie Gallery, nature through art, will be opening the doors on Saturday 1 February at 2pm to an inspiring mixed exhibition of art works by Irish artists. The theme of the exhibition was to capture the surrounding [...]

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Loose Thread Quilters 'En Vacances' Exhibition (4 - 27 Jan 2014

Posted on 20th December 2013 by WWT Castle Espie

Beat those winter blues away this January and come along to check out the return of the Loose Thread Quilters who will be showcasing their latest collection of quilts entitled "En Vacances" at Castle Espie Gallery. The [...]

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Have a Magical time at Castle Espie this Christmas

Posted on 12th November 2013 by WWT Castle Espie

Get into the festive mood at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre’s wonderful winter weekends! running from 7 December to 26 January 2014. It surely is berry exciting!! Here Comes Santa – 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 &[...]

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Treelightful weekend (2 & 3 November

Posted on 29th October 2013 by WWT Castle Espie

On Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November join us for an afternoon of 'tree-mendous' fun at WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Co Down. Accompany Robin McKee, our resident tree expert, around the reserve and learn about the[...]

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34,000 Brent Geese arrive in Ireland, but where are all the [...]

Posted on 16th October 2013 by WWT Castle Espie

This year's International Brent goose survey carried out on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October counted 34,000 geese, somewhat lower than what was expected. The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), in partnership with other[...]

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