Winter at Castle Espie
Countless numbers of wildfowl, including many hundreds of brent geese, pattern the Strangford Lough sky, waters, salt marshes and fields, creating an unforgettable natural spectacle.
A magical mix of estuary views, tidal lagoon, eel-grass mats, woodland walks, salt marshes and reed beds.Find out more
Find out which species have made an appearance with our latest sightings, updated regularly by staff and volunteers.Find out more
As the seasons change, so do the wild visitors. Find out what to see when with our Wildlife Guide.Find out more
Our viewing areas are specially placed to showcase the richest of our wildlife. Some can be intentionally hard to spot, attracting our shyest species, so be sure to visit them all.Find out more