WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre


WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre,
78 Ballydrain Road,
Comber, Co Down,
N Ireland BT23 6EA

T: 028 9187 4146
E: info.castleespie@wwt.org.uk

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) website.
WWT Castle Espie website.

Opening Times:

Open 7 days a week, except 24 & 25 December

November to January
Mon-Sun - 10am-4.30pm.
February to April
Mon-Sn - 10am-5pm.
May to August
Mon-Fri - 10am-5pm, Sat to Sun 5.30pm.
September to October
Mon-Sun - 10am-5pm.

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Admission Price:

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Below are many different species of wildfowl (listed alphabetically):

     A-B    C-F    G-L    M-R    S-Z   

or you can find different species on the Wildfowl Identification pages.

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WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

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Castle Espie Wetland Centre is packed with attractions including a mix of restored lagoons, woodland walks, grassland, salt marshes and reed beds already populated with Irelandís largest collection of water-birds.

Outdoors, a series of walks lead to The Sustainable Garden, the wildfowl collection area, The Crannog and Brent bird hides and the restored Limekiln Observatory, while a natural play area in the woods is great for the kids.

WWT Live streaming webcams.

Identify WWT Ducks and other Wildfowl.


The Google map above should help you to locate WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre and allows you to zoom in for more detail or switch to satellite view.

Arriving by car:

The centre is located 2.5 miles from Comber on the Ballydrain Road, off the A22 Comber/Killyleagh Road.From Belfast follow the A22 towards Comber until you reach the roundabout. Turn right on to the A22 Comber/Killyleagh/Downpatrick road then turn first left at the Ballydrain Road.Free car parking is available at the centre.

AA route planner to plan your route.

SatNav postcode is: BT23 6EA


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