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Big Brent Event at Castle Espie, Comber, Newtownards

During the two days of the Big Brent Event, visitors to Castle Espie can experience the incredible journey of the light-bellied Brent through fun family activities, free photography workshops and expert talk!

Castle Espie Nature Explorers, Comber, Newtownards

Discover fun-filled days throughout the school holidays when young explorers can try a variety of nature activities and collect stickers for their official Nature Explorers passport.

Spellbound Festival at Castle Espie, Comber, Newtownards

Enjoy Jump, Jiggle and Jive's Broomstick Disco, enter our fancy dress competition and have a close encounter with minibeasts, reptiles and more! Get your faces painted and enjoy some spooky storytelling out on the reserve!

Wild About Food - Bread Making Workshop, Carrickfergus

The Andrew Jackson Cottage at Carrickfergus, highlights the strong connection between Carrickfergus, America and Ulster-Scots, as well as telling the story of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of USA.

Coastal Foraging - Cushendall, Cushendall

Join Dermot Hughes who will be conducting a coastal foraging walk along the Cushendall coast.

Foraging For Food, Cushendun

Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme are partnering Ulster Wildlife on this fantastic forage along the coast to discover the many plants you can eat.

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