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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Walk the woodlands of Castlecaldwell Forest
  2. Get up early to hear the dawn chorus - May is best
  3. Stop at the viewpoint on the A47 to see lapwings and redshanks along the shore

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Stand on the Rosscor viaduct and wait for Sandwich terns flying overhead
  2. Visit Castlecaldwell bluebells, below the beeches
  3. Visit Lusty More nature trail to see orchids, silver–washed fritillaries in July and August and White Island to see the 13th century church and stone figures

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Explore Castlecaldwell Forest for fungi and lichens
  2. Take in the magnificent view from the Lough Navar Forest Drive viewpoint
  3. Watch out for fieldfares and redwings, just back from Scandinavia

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Try Castlecaldwell for red squirrels and the chance of a pine marten
  2. View whooper swans along the A47 and from the Boa Island viewpoint
  3. Watch out for ducks on the Lough

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