Northern Ireland is so blessed with natural assets and we want ensure everyone enjoys and appreciates them. Our bird sanctuaries enjoy international recognition and we've many new centres promoting environmental awareness throughout the country
Other centres highlighting local nature and wildlife include:
* Exploring the Lough Erne system at ExploreErne County Fermanagh
* Follow the sand dune trail at Murlough Nature Reserve
* Walk through bog at Peatlands Park and spot lizards and newts in the open bog areas!
* Beach-comb along the Whitepark Bay nature trail on the Causeway Coast, County Antrim
* Stroll through diverse habitats at the Ulster Wildlife Centre in Downpatrick County Down
* Enjoy country peace in the city in Belfast's protected Bog Meadows- the only remaining wild land in the urban city of Belfast.
Throughout Northern Ireland there are sanctuaries and centres that champion and protect our wildlife and their habitats.
Visitors can marvel at the marine diversity on show at Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry. The aquarium offers displays of exciting and rare marine life found in Strangford Lough. The Exploris seal sanctuary is a purpose built facility for the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphaned, injured and sick common and grey seal pups which can be visited whilst at the aquarium.