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Wellness at the Wetlands - Experience AND 2024

WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre, 78 Ballydrain Road, Comber, County Down, BT23 6EA
Sound Bathing


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


This wellbeing experience begins with a gentle walk to the Limekiln observatory in the grounds of WWT Castle Espie, which boasts breath-taking views of Strangford Lough.

Host Tessa Ann, of The Sound Healing Spa, will guide you on a sound healing experience allowing you the opportunity to relax and unwind as she plays the sounds of singing bowls, gongs, drums, complemented by her voice and sounds of the wildlife at this beautiful nature reserve space.

After the sound healing experience finishes, the WWT Castle Espie staff will guide you on a tour of the reserve, highlighting the unique sounds and calls of the sanctuary's wildlife.

Finish your experience in the Graffan room with a locally sourced delicious breakfast and tea or coffee. Reflect on your experience and drink in your beautiful surroundings.

Sound Healing is the perfect way to let go and relax. This gentle experience will leave you revitalised and connected with nature.

Things to note
Meet at the reception of WWT Castle Espie.

Over 18 yrs only.

Open to all, however, from the sound perspective, this experience is not suitable for those in the first trimester of pregnancy (under 13 weeks)

Tickets close 24 hours before

Dietary requirements
Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets.
It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements. 
This must be done 72 hours before the experience by contacting Claire:


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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Opening Times

9.30am-12noon (9 June 2024)

* Stay a while and explore the sanctuary after your experience!

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