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Bing's Nature Explorers

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA
Bing and Flop stand in the foreground with a pond and wildlife behind them. Title reads 'Bing's Nature Explorers'


Learn all about wetland nature and wildlife with a little help from Bing and his friends. Become a Nature Explorer with activity trails, storytelling, and much more. Plus, enjoy a chance to meet Bing and Flop on two special weekends 26 - 28 April and 3 - 6 May.

Activity trails – Follow Bing’s Nature Explorers trail to discover fun-filled challenges and amazing wildlife facts. Be sure to pick up a map at the start and collect your sticker once you’ve completed the trail.

Storytelling – Enjoy a Bing story with an interactive storytelling session. This activity lasts 5-10 minutes and runs on the dates and times below:

Sat 30 March - Mon 1 April:  13:00, 14:00 & 15:00

Sat 6 April - Sun 7 April: 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00

Fri 26 April - Sun 28 April: 14:00 & 15:00

Fri 3 May - Mon 6 May: 14:00 & 15:00

Gifts and toys – Want to take the fun home with you? Visit our shop for a range of Bing gifts and toys.

Bing and Flop meet and greets - 26-28 April and 3-6 May: Character appearances – Meet Bing and Flop on these special weekend days and snap a photo of your time together. Various times throughout the day in the Limekiln Observatory.

Tickets for meet and greets will be available from the admissions desk on the day of the event and are first come, first served. All activities are included in admission ticket or free for WWT members.



  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors

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  • On site parking

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All activities are included in general admission ticket or free for WWT members.

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Opening Times

Season (23 Mar 2024 - 2 June 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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two young girls looking through binoculars over the wetlandsWWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, ComberHere you'll find the largest collection of ducks, geese and swans in Northern Ireland, as well as a gallery, café, woodland walks, sensory garden, events and activities, free parking, and a picnic area.

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