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- Directions: Sat Nav. N52. 35 625: W6.42 170. Wexford Wildfowl Reserve is situated just outside Wexford town. From Wexford Town: cross the bridge and travel 2.9km (1.8 miles); turn right at a sign marked “Wexford Wildfowl Reserve” and drive 2.5 km (1.6 miles) to the car park and visitor centre. From Dublin take the N11 as far as Junction 23 on the Gorey bypass. Exit and follow signs on the roundabouts towards Ballycanew on the R741. Drive about 36 kilometres to Castlebridge, via Ballyedmond. From Castlebridge, continue about 2 km and turn left after a fuel station at a sign marked “Wexford Wildfowl Reserve”. The narrow lane runs 2.5 km to the reserve car park.
- Open: Open: Daily 9am to 5pm. Closed on Christmas Day. Average Length of Visit: 1-2 hours
- Facilities:: Good access road Toilets, including disabled toilets, Car/coach park Picnic area Warden bird watching Lectures, conference/exhibition room A small reception centre with information material is open to visitors.
The Wexford Slobs and Wildfowl ReserveWexford - Ireland South
Situated on the South Eastern end of the Slaney Region lies the Wexford Slobs, an internationally renowned wildbird sanctuary. Great flock of Greenland Whitefronted Geese, as much as 35% of the world population, winter her, along with other species such as Snow, Bean and Brent geese. Other visitors include the migrating Whooper Swan from Iceland and Bewicks Swan from Siberia. Whatever the time of year, the shrill or plaintive call of innumerable birds can be heard here, and sometimes a glimpse of a visiting Goshawk or Gyrfalcon can be seem. There are hides and other facilities for bird watching as well as guided tours, on request.
ContactTelephone+353 (0)53 9123 406
Address: North Slob, Ardcavan, Co Wexford, Republic Of Ireland