Plan your visit
- Belfast WOW visitor centre open: Every day, 10am – 4pm except Tuesdays.
- Belfast WOW hides open: Daily
Christmas Eve: Visitor centre open 10am - 3pm. Bird hides open dawn to dusk
Christmas Day - 29 December: Visitor centre closed. Bird hides open dawn to dusk
New Year’s Eve: Visitor centre open 10am - 3pm. Bird hides open dawn to dusk
New Year’s Day: visitor centre open 10am - 4pm. Bird hides open dawn to dusk
- Free entrance to RSPB members
Free entrance for under 5s
- Free entrance for carers
- Car park cost
How to get here
The nearest railway stations are Titanic Quarter and Holywood at 2 miles from the reserve.
The 26/26A bus service from City Hall to Holywood Exchange runs past the reserve (weekdays only, no service at weekends).
The Sustrans Comber Greenway terminates in the Titanic Quarter, near the reserve. There is also the Connswater Community Greenway cycle route at Victoria Park (access Airport Road West, via the Sam Thompson bridge).
The reserve is located within Belfast Harbour Estate on Airport Road West. Two main entrances lead into the estate, signposted along the A2. (The Holywood Exchange entrance is closed on Sundays, so please use Dee Street entrance).
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
Group booking information
We facilitate group visits ranging from talks to walks with the warden.
The Lagoon Room is ideal for meetings, interviews, training courses, launches and events such as film screenings, talks, classes or clubs. For more information, to arrange a visit or to book this room please call 028 9046 1458 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Schools booking information
Give your class a new learning experience, our carefully designed lesson plans will help primary school pupils explore science and geography while having fun exploring nature. Please contact us to arrange a visit on 028 9046 1458.
Contact Belfast's Window on Wildlife
- RSPB Belfast's Window on Wildlife, 100 Airport Rd W, Belfast BT3 9ED
- 028 9046 1458