A small and secluded woodland nature reserve, along the banks of the River Lagan.

Edenderry lies along the Lagan River, leading into Belfast.

 

This small nature reserve is comprised of a woodland and wet woodland quite close to each other.

 

Several specimen trees can be found in the woodland – including beech, horse chestnut, oak and yew.

 

Rare insects that have been recorded in the wet woodland include Rawlins’ false flatback millipede.
 

Species and habitats

Habitats
Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Bog Meadows
3 miles - Ulster Wildlife
Slievenacloy
5 miles - Ulster Wildlife
Balloo Wetland
14 miles - Ulster Wildlife

Nature reserve map

Reserve information

Location
Edenderry Road
Belfast
BT8 8LD
Great for...
a family day out
Insect spotting
ancient trees
birdwatching
butterflies
fungi
geological interest
getting away from it all
historical interest
lichens and mosses
overwintering birds
reptiles
spring flowers
spring migrant birds
stunning views
wildflowers
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Opening Times
Open at all times.
Size
1.12 hectares
Access
Yes

Walking information
Easy terrain.
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
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