Things to see or do
- Directions from Town: Located on Strangford Lough 4.8km south of Comber and 20.8km south-east of Belfast. Signposted from the A22 Comber-Killyleagh-Downpatrick road.
- Opening times: November to January - Monday to Sunday: 10.30am to 4.30pm February to June - Monday to Sunday: 10.30am to 5.00pm July & August - Monday to Sunday: 10.30am to 5.30pm September & October - Monday to Sunday: 10.30am to 5.00pm
- Prices: Admission prices for 2012 will be: Adult £6.90, child £3.40, OAP’s & concession £5.25, family £18.55(2 adults & 2 children) All cards are accepted except Diners and AMEX. Group rates available for 12 or more people. Admission free for WWT members, helpers of visitors with disabilities, and children under the age of four.
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Castle Espie Wetland CentreNewtownards Down - Northern Ireland
Castle Espie, situated on the shores of Strangford Lough near Comber, County Down, is the newest WWT visitor centre and the Trust’s first in Ireland where it is being hailed as an international exemplar of best practice in habitat restoration, sustainable design and green tourism. Visitors can witness Ireland’s largest collection of ducks, geese and swans. Centre facilities include - unique viewing points from the Brent hide, waterfowl gardens, woodland walks. Nature centre, art gallery, shop, Loughshore cafe. Castle Espie offers a varied programme of events and activities for all ages throughout the year for more information visit wwt.org.uk/castleespie. The centre is also a perfect venue for a wide range of functions, including weddings, receptions and parties. The centre is accessible for people with disabilities.
Castle Espie offers a varied programme of events and activities for all ages throughout the year (with discounted rates for WWT members). See our Events Guide for details.
ContactTelephone+44 (0)28 9187 4146
Fax:+44 (0)28 9187 3857
Address: Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Castle Espie 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA