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RSPB Seabird Centre Rathlin Island

The RSPB West Light Seabird Centre has now re-opened with improved visitor facilities and the opportunity to tour the lighthouse, as part of the Great Lighthouses of Ireland Trail.

The West Light Seabird Centre is home to one of the largest breeding seabird colonies in Europe including puffin, guillemot, razorbill and kittiwake.

The newly refurbished visitor centre will also be part of the all-Ireland lighthouse trail, Great Lighthouses of Ireland.

Access is via ferry, private bus and then down 89 steps to the Viewing Platform. RSPB staff and volunteers will be there to welcome you to the site.

Our friendly staff and volunteer team are always there to help.

Tel Seabird Centre (028) 2076 0062 (April - August)

RSPB NI HQ (028) 9049 1547 (Sept - March)

Opening times

10:00 - 17:00 - March until September

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£5 adults: £2.50 children and other concessions

RSPB members free.


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RSPB Seabird Centre Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island
County Antrim
BT54 6RT
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T: (028) 2076 0062
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