Castle Espie Wetland Centre

Get up close to Ireland's largest collection of native and exotic waterbirds, bats and migrant birds whilst taking in stunning estuary views.

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Winter wildlife

Winter sees birds fly in from colder climes.
Find out what's been spotted and how you
can see it at Castle Espie Wetland Centre.

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Visit the NEW Learning Zone

A one stop shop for unforgettable
outdoor learning experiences.

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What's on

 Giant LEGO® Brick Animal Trail

Giant LEGO® Brick Animal Trail

Northern Ireland’s only GIANT LEGO® brick wetland animal trail returns to Castle Espie this spring!

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Ikebana - An Exhibition of the Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement

Ikebana - An Exhibition of the Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement

Ikebana, translated as ‘giving life to flowers’ is a beautiful, often strikingly minimalist art form where nature and humanity are brought together. It is steeped in the philosophy of developing closeness with nature.

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Northern Ireland Puddle Jumping Championships

Northern Ireland Puddle Jumping Championships

Put on your wellies, get outside and have a splashing time this February half term

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A great day out

Visit Castle Espie Wetland Centre and experience a day out like no other.

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Amazing wildlife

Discover what wonderful wildlife has been spotted this season.

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Become a volunteer

Be the heart of everything we do, find out how you can get involved.

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