Wildlife & Heritage Centre
Discover the magic of Ireland's Flora & Fauna with a warm welcome from Wildlife Ranger Peader Morgan. View one of the finest collection of native wildlife. This educational and rehabilitation facility aims to promote responsible co-existance between humans & wildlife. The Wildlife & Heritage Centre is only 15 minutes from The Glencarn Hotel Castleblayney
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Sam Moore Open Farm - A treat for all the family!
(25 minutes from The Glencarn Hotel Castleblayney
) Combines vintage displays and an insight into how life used to be with unusual animals and nature walks. There are stationary engines, vintage cars and a working forge for the vintage/heritage enthusiasts. Animals include alpacas, miniature donkeys, pygmy goats, different breeds of sheep, pygmy hedgehogs, geese, Black Swans to name but a few.
Tel: +353 (0)86 2322601
Ballybay Wetlands Centre
(12 minutes from The Glencarn Hotel Castleblayney
) The focus of the Ballybay Wetlands Project is Derryvalley Farm situated on the Dromore River system. This wetland is recognised as being a regionally important site for wintering migratory birdlife including Whooper swan and Siberian widgeon. As a year-round refuge for a wide spectrum of waterfowl, the 65 acre Derryvalley Farm and newly constructed Wetlands Centre offer an unparalleled venue for the study and appreciation of a unique wildlife experience.
Eco-tourism packages including Learn-to activities such as: Wildlife Gardening; Grow your own food; All about Herbs; An Introduction to bee keeping as well as Wildlife Photography and many more.
The Centre also provides Coarse Fish Angling facilities and bird watching opportunities at the site. Click on the link below to find out more
Wilbert's Enchanted Garden
Situated in Muckno Park with toddler area and adventure playground that will keep children from 2 to 16 busy for hours. The playground is designed using National Play principles. Open during daylight hours. Admission Free.