Take a break from the everyday. Enjoy stunning seasonal colours and magical wildlife experiences in a safe haven of wide open space this autumn.

This season's highlights

With wide-open spaces and wetlands full of the sights and sounds of nature, there's plenty to see and do.

Winter Migration Festival

Celebrate one of the biggest wildlife highlights in Northern Ireland's calendar. Find out more.

What lurks beneath...

Are you brave enough to try our exciting NEW interactive trail? Find out more!

Breath-taking vistas

Enjoy spectacular birds-eye views across Strangford Lough

Seek out some special places

Discover our sparkling lakes, ponds and the wildlife that call them home

Wetland wellbeing

Water has the power to calm and inspire us. Relax and take time to connect with nature.

A photographer’s dream

Take crisp close ups of birds and other wetland creatures against stunning wetland backdrops

Discover our wildlife

A world of wetland nature awaits you at Castle Espie Wetland Centre. With our mosaic of habitats, there’s always a star species on show.