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07 Jun 2011

The duckery tour begins . . .

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Ducklings hatching at this time of year make Castle Espie Duckery Tours a day out to remember. With the largest captive bird collection anywhere in Ireland, you will see many breeds which you quite simply, won’t see anywhere else!

Every Saturday and Sunday in June at noon, 2pm and 3pm, join us to learn more about how we conserve and protect for future generations of ducks and people!

Also another brilliant date for your diary; Saturday 18, Fathers Go Feral is a Father’s Day event with a difference. Now into the 4th year this one books quickly. A chance for dads everywhere and their kids to learn about bush craft, camp out under the stars in Castle Espie’s woodland and learn more about nature. Starts at 7pm on Saturday 18 June; adults £30; children £20. Booking is essential with the centre in advance.

Bat night completes the events for the month. From 9pm on Friday 24, the evening is given over to these amazing winged mammals. Adults £5 and under 16’s £4. Booking essential as places are limited.

Lastly, a chance to Walk on the Wild Side on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26, is an exciting new edition to our calendar of events. This volunteer-led interactive site tour, promotes health and happiness while looking at foraging, rambling and leaving no trace – from 2-4pm.

Aside of charged events others are at usual wetlands admission.Castle Espie is open daily from 10.00am. Access to the car park, shop, Loughshore Café and Graffan Gallery is free.

For more information on these and other events please call or click 028 9187 4146, wwt.org.uk/castleespie