A haven for wetland wildlife and people in the heart of Bangor.
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During this difficult time, it is more important than ever to maintain a connection with the natural world but please respect government guidelines on social distancing.
A stroll through this small and long-established woodland offers a pleasant escape from the hustle and bustle of Bangor.
Our largest nature reserve: Ballynahone Bog is teeming with specialist wildlife and is one of the most important sites for nature conservation in Northern Ireland
An award-winning urban nature reserve, in the heart of Belfast, for people and wildlife.
A small and secluded woodland nature reserve, along the banks of the River Lagan.
A beautiful nature reserve with an outstanding wooded river valley and parkland, which ranks as one of the best examples of its type in Western Europe.
An impressive island nature reserve, off Islandmagee, home to the third largest colony of cliff-nesting seabirds in Northern Ireland.
A short riverside woodland walk that provides access to the Lough Neagh shore – the largest freshwater lake in the British Isles.
A grassland paradise in the Belfast Hills, home to a stunning variety of rare wildlife.
An impressive wildflower-rich sand dune on the north coast of Northern Ireland, home to some of the rarest species of insects in the UK.