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Lough Neagh Discovery Centre

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Open today: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Great views

The scenery surrounding the centre is beautiful, especially on a good day. There is plenty of car... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
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Great food

Situated in Oxford Island nature reserve, this restaurant serves delicious home made food which is... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
William Robert H
via mobile
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“lough neagh”(11 reviews)
“scones”(8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The scenery surrounding the centre is beautiful, especially on a good day. There is plenty of car parking and seating around the centre . The cafe has a god range of reasonably-priced food. Having said that, the entire complex needs a bit of a facelift....More

Thank barleygirlvirginia
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Situated in Oxford Island nature reserve, this restaurant serves delicious home made food which is very reasonably priced. Friendly staff super views.

Thank William Robert H
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great place to spend a few peaceful hours with your family. Lots to do and see, good facilities and friendly staff .

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Visited the discovery centre twice (June 2014 and July 2017) both times I found the staff friendly and helpful. There is no entrance fee for the centre. There is plenty of information about Lough Neagh in the Discovery Centre there is also a nice cafe...More

Thank Olemog
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Family day out wonderful spot beautiful scenery ducks to feed also gorgeous walk around has coffee shop and gift shop and great wee information place with leaflets etc for butterfly and bug spotting also has a great play park we go here often

Thank ematalk
Reviewed 7 September 2017

great location with good food in the discovery centre, you can take nice walks around the waters edge

Thank Elizabeth C M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

the discovery center is great .full of information about the wildlife on the wonderful nature reserve. good starting place for all the many long walks in the area . good place to meet up with regulars who go to the area often. great for bird...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on. Monday at 5 pm. Blazing sunshine and a great many people in the park. Restaurant closed at 4.30pm numerous people asking a lady at the reception desk could they get ice-cream, coffee, water etc. Apparently not. What was she for? In 2017...More

Thank lucy1999
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A real gem four the family. Lots to do, educational areas, walks, wildlife and to top it all great home bakled food. You really can't go wrong.

Thank kevind42
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out at oxford island. Had a long walk round the whole reserve from the marina to the discovery centre and then had lunch. Highly recommend

Thank juliewhitmon
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24 April 2017|
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Response from galjulie | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's a long drive down from the main road off the motorway but you couldn't miss the visitors centre when you get down. The centre and cafe are the same building and both are wheelchair accessible. There's also a few... More
19 August 2016|
Response from DAMSON59 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs have to kept on a lead in the grounds around the Discovery Centre but not allowed in the Centre building.
Rowena B
25 September 2015|
Response from greg7777 | Reviewed this property |
BT66 6NJ is postcode