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Castle Espie Wetland Centre

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Castle Espie Wetland Centre is a fantastic family day out. Home to the largest collection of ducks, geese and swans in the country, many of whom will nibble grain directly from your hand. After feeding the ducks enjoy a walk through the duckery and see the many goslings, cygnets and ducklings which are hand reared at the centre.

Castle Espie also offers lovely Lough side and woodland walks leading to the state of the art Limekiln Observatory where you can watch the birds of Strangford Lough.

There is a gift shop and café at the entrance with lunches available between 12 noon and 2:30pm.

Castle Espie is open all year with the exemption of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Approximate admission costs: Adult £7.75, Child £3.80, Senior Citizen £5.95, Family £20.90

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