See swans, mallards, little grebe, moorhens and coots

Located on the Belfast Road about 1/2 a mile outside Newtownards you will find the reserve. Swans, mallards, little grebe, moorhens and coots are always present. A pathway around the lakes allows for closer insepction of the birds, suitable for pushchairs and disabled access.

In July 2000, Kiltonga Nature Reserve became the first site in the UK to be awarded BT Millennium Miles Status. 

Green Flag Award

Kiltonga Nature Reserve has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award, the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK along with four other green spaces in our region:

Linear Park, Bangor
Ballymenoch Park, Holywood
Londonderry Park, Newtownards
Bangor Castle Walled Garden

Opening Times

  • Accessible at all times


  • Free

Contact Details

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