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WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

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Address: 78 Ballydrain Rd, Comber BT23 6EA, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9187 4146
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Very Good!

This place is so nice, staff are really nice, I like all the stuff todo at it, feed ducks, park, Easter trail and the cafe is really nice, I would recommend it to any duck lover!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CulinaryGravy
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Comber, United Kingdom
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Comber, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is so nice, staff are really nice, I like all the stuff todo at it, feed ducks, park, Easter trail and the cafe is really nice, I would recommend it to any duck lover!

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Thank CulinaryGravy
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a day here with the family in May 2016. 2 Year old son loved feeding the ducks and playing in the play park in the forest. Cafe was nice and clean and reasonably priced and the buns were tasty!

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Thank fixtures_man
Belfast, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit, could do with more static binoculars around the site. The restaurant was very good with goats cheese tart to be reccommended.

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Thank sam3332016
Bedford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my disabled daughter and it was wheelchair friendly. She could get near all attractions and feed the birds. Also had some lunch and a good cafe and disabled toilets excellent day out.

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Thank lizs750
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called to pick up a painting we had bought from the Wetland exhibition by the Majury family so we decided to have lunch it was beautiful the food was lovely and fresh and the view is fantastic and the staff are 1st class so I would recommend if you are in the area or make a special trip you will... More 

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Thank 1955sam
Bangor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Great facility, plenty to see and do, with friendly staff to offer advice. The ducks can be fed by hand with seed available to buy from reception. There are audio stations around the place where you can listen to stories from the past. Although not tested I would say there is good wheel chair access, with good even paths throughout... More 

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Thank Carl G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

An excellent facility with much to do. It is a little expensive but well worth a visit. There are multitudes of birds which can be fed (seed available to buy on site) and a nice walk. There is plenty for children as well with some games. They also incorporate the old Brick works into the walk with informative signs and... More 

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Thank TryAloeToday
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Visited today with my husband. He had been here years ago and was impressed with the visitor centre and restaurant. We had a bite of lunch first and sat and watched the ducks on the pond. On going through we were impressed with the layout and spent a wonderful couple of hours just walking about. Of course the weather really... More 

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Thank Sheila K
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Cold slightly wet day. We had a blast! Good walk, interesting wildlife and history. Also had a cheeky go on the swamp activities meant for children.

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Thank Barbara G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

What a great day out we took our two grandchildren ages 5 and 14months they simply loved it so much to see and do great hunt organised and fun all the way the staff were lovely and although it rained quite a bit it did not spoil our fun its a must visit in my opinion 😀

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