Become a Wetland Explorer this summer at Castle Espie!

29 June 2019 - 1 September 2019

Summer is a fantastic time to visit, with Castle Espie’s stunning reserve in full bloom, new life quacking and squawking in the collection area and fun for all the family in sunshine or in rain!

Become a wetland explorer this summer. There are loads of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you including pond dipping, mini-beast hunts and den building. Pick up your free Wetland Explorer log book and trail map at Wetland HQ on arrival and set off into the wild to learn how to light a fire, track wild animals and become a wetland detective with Castle Espie’s expert rangers. It’s a wild day out for the whole family!

• Pond Dip, Mini Beast Hunt and Den Build with the Experts!
• Hand feed the collection of native and exotic birds and ducks.
• Learn how to light a fire in the wild, and track wild animals
• Be a WETLAND DETECTIVE and learn all about the ducks and birds on site!


29 June 2019 - 1 September 2019

Opening Times

  • 10.00AM - 5.00PM Daily


  • Most Wetland Explorer activities included in admission

Contact Details

  • Address Castle Espie Wetland Centre 78 Ballydrain Road Comber County Down BT23 6EA
  • Telephone 028 9187 4146
  • Email
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