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Mrs Maker's Spooky Masquerade - Experience AND 2024

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA
Family walking along a path on the Castle Espie reserve


Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2024. Click here to see the full programme. 


Come along to a fun filled, creative Halloween experience at WWT Castle Espie.  Little Ones are invited to join local artist Kerrie, aka Mrs Maker, and get into the Halloween spirit by creating masks of your favourite animals or your crazy imaginary creatures!

From spooky bats to ghostly swans, wear your mask around the wetlands for spine-tingling selfies. Be transported to a place of adventure and creative fantasy role play in your newly designed masquerade face.

This creative experience provides entry to the reserve for the child and one adult so please spend the day and enjoy the sanctuary.

Things to note
Meet in reception on arrival.

All materials are provided.

The experience is aimed at primary school aged children.

Children must be accompanied by an adult however no need for the adult to buy a ticket.

One ticket purchased will admit 1 Adult and 1 child entry to the grounds of WWT Castle Espie to explore at your leisure after the experience.

Suitable footwear is advised for walking around the reserve at WWT Castle Espie.

Tickets close 24 hrs before.

Getting there
By Car: From Belfast follow the A20 along the Upper Newtownards Road. Turn Right onto the Comber Road and continue along the A22. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Killinchy Road A22. Turn left onto Ballydrain Road.  Continue along the Ballydrain Road.  Look for Castle Espie Signs, destination on the left at 78 Ballydrain Rd, Comber, Newtownards BT23 6EA. Car parking on site.

By Bus: See Translink for timetable.

WWT Castle Espie is an accessible site however if visitors wish to walk around the reserve there may be some paths that prove challenging to those with mobility issues. If guests have a particular accessible questions you are encouraged to call WWT Castle Espie on 028 9187 4146 and chat to their staff.                                                                    

Where practicable providers within the Experience Programme will aim to accommodate carers and be as inclusive as possible. With such a diverse range of activities, operated by a number of providers, it is necessary for this to be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Please contact Bangor Visitor Information Centre on 028 9127 0069, and they will be able to address your enquiry.


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