Portmore Lough Nature Reserve
Belfast International Airport Tourist Information Centre
For those who enjoy the outdoors, a visit to the RSPB’s reserve at Portmore Lough is a great way to spend a few hours any time of year. Visitors can enjoy impressive panoramic views of the reserve from the viewing platform and lough-side hide.
Location / Directions
Portmore Lough Reserve is signposted from Aghalee village.
Take the Soldierstown Road which is a mile up the A26 from the Moira roundabout and is signposted Aghalee. Turn left at the T-junction in Aghalee and
then first right down the Ballycairn Road. Go two miles to its end. At The Gate Inn turn right and follow this straight road for a mile. After a bend turn right up Georges Island Road, as signposted. At a sharp left hand bend turn right up a track beside a white gable wall. This will lead to the entrance to the reserve.
Grid reference IJ 3104 3687