An award-winning urban nature reserve, in the heart of Belfast, for people and wildlife.
Find a nature reserve
Our first nature reserve: a hidden gem along the River Strule which has a long history of wildlife recording and a wealth of wildlife to match.
Our smallest nature reserve: this pleasant meadow is the prime site for one of Northern Ireland's rarest flowers - wood cranesbill.
A traditional hill farm managed for wildlife in the spectacular Glens of Antrim.
A small but important wildlife haven on the Ards Peninsula.
A disused railway cutting that hosts an impressive variety of orchids and the largest colony of a very rare tree - the Irish whitebeam.
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.