POND WALK

Visit our Swans, Ducks and Geese. There are a wide variety of waterfowl and birds around the ponds.

There are all seven species of Swan from around the world; the oldest geese known to man; the rarest; the highest flying, the most endangered, to the smallest and some indigenous visitors.

All non- indigenous species are pinioned so as to prevent them from leaving the area and interfering with the biodiversity of our natural wildfowl.

Indigenous species such as the Whooper Swans, Graylag Geese, Mallard Ducks and Grey Herons are free to come and go!

If you are lucky you may spot Kingfishers, or hear the Willow Bunting

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  • COME ALONG

    • Find out about the history of the Little Acorn Wood.
    • Learn about the regeneration of the Waterfowl Ponds.
    • Explore the Bug Trail.
  • OPENING TIMES

    Monday          9am - Dusk
    Tuesday         9am - Dusk
    Wednesday    9am - Dusk
    Thursday        9am - Dusk
    Friday             9am - Dusk
    Saturday         9am - Dusk
    Sunday           9am - Dusk
  • DIRECTIONS

    From M2 follow signs to Ballymena. At Seven Towers Roundabout, follow M2 to sign for Ecos Centre. Turn right off slip road following sign to Broughshane. Turn left at the mini roundabout in Broughshane and park in the car park on Knowhead Road.