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Lough Neagh Discovery Centre

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Passed through on a cycle

It was a nice summers day when I got down to the centre it was like being on holiday people were... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Andrewscottking
via mobile
Great food venue

Lovely place to go for lunch-spectacular views over Lough Neagh-easy free parking +great... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2018
Richard D
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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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All reviews scones lough neagh gift shop a real gem great food gorgeous walk beautiful scenery friendly staff great place to visit information area sunday lunch nature reserve discovery centre cafe marina walks
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

It was a nice summers day when I got down to the centre it was like being on holiday people were barbecuing and there was a big crowd of people enjoying the centre and the car park was full

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrewscottking
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

The woman on the reception desk on Sunday 27 Jan 2019 was unhelpful, disinterested and bordering on rude. We were visiting the area and stopped at the reception for some information and a map of the site before going for a walk. It was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Crin0l
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Lovely place to go for lunch-spectacular views over Lough Neagh-easy free parking +great food-plenty of wildlife around -wheelchair friendly as well-a real gem and very close to the motorway+ Craigavon as well-worth a visit at any time of the year

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy visiting Oxford Island - it is a beautiful spot and definitely worth a visit. However, the centre has so much potential and needs serious investment to bring it into line with other visitor centres in Ireland and Europe. The gift shop should...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GMM35
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Fantastic food, excellent gift and information area, great walks, very family orientated and easily accessed by disabled visitors- with mobility chairs and scooters available for hire.. Ample parking, good facilities and a bird spotters dream come true.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JS1538
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Such a superb facility, a gorgeous walk around the marina and then up to the Discovery Centre! Sunday lunch was in full swing! Lots of families enjoying large plates of Roast Dinners with large jugs of dilute orange! We settled for the Cyclers special! Homemade...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank QualityIrelandlady
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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 .

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Olemog
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DeniseKent
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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
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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.
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Rowena B
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Response from greg7777 | Reviewed this property |
BT66 6NJ is postcode
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