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Game and Nature Reserve

Beach Road Nature Reserve, is located in the seaside town of Whitehead and is owned and managed by Carrickfergus Borough Council.

Colin Glen Forest Park:– Wooded park known for numerous kids’ activities, including a ropes course & a trail with statues. Phone: +44 28 9061 4115

Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve, is pathway along the lake allows for closer inspection of the birds. For example, swans, mallards, little grebe, moorhens, and coots are usually present. There is an observation area to view the birds and other wildlife.

Riverwatch Aquarium and Visitor Centre aims to provide sustainable social, economic and environmental benefits through the effective conservation, management, promotion and development of the fisheries and marine resources of the Foyle and Carlingford Areas.

Murlough National Nature Reserve, is a fragile 6000 year old sand dune system owned by the National Trust and managed as Ireland’s first Nature Reserve since 1967. It is an excellent area for walking and bird watching due to its spectacular location at the edge of Dundrum Bay.

St. Columb’s Park, a beautiful woods and park where people can walk, relax and enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature, with the river Foyle flowing gently alongside.

Claudy Country Park the park is sign-posted on the Cumber Road (B49), just outside the village of Claudy. The route follows the surfaced trails through the former grounds of Cumber House.

Black Mountain is a large hill which overlooks the city of Belfast, Northern Ireland. The mountain is one of the most prominent features of the city, towering above most of west Belfast.

The Giant’s Ring, is a henge monument at Ballynahatty, near Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was originally preserved by Viscount Dungannon. The site is a State Care Historic Monument and has ASAI status.

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