Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Ardcavan

#12 of 24 in Parks in County Wexford
A paradise for bird-watchers, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve provides a home to more than 250 species of birds, many of them winter migrants from Greenland, Scandinavia, Arctic Canada, and Russia. Located on a flat slobland reclaimed from the sea over a century ago, the reserve was originally established for the preservation of wild geese from Greenland, its most famous resident. Take a guided tour of the three hides to learn more about the wildlife, or bring binoculars and climb the 8 m (26 ft) tall observation tower. Make your Ardcavan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Went here on Sunday afternoon. No actual sign at the entrance pointing you up the narrow road. It is free entry & my young children liked watching the ducks/swans though not much other wildlife turned...  more »
  • We have been to the Wildfowl Reserve a couple of times now . First thing to pint out is the place is extremely clean no rubbish ect . There seem to be birds there all year round . The children had a g...  more »
  • I wasn't really impressed with the reserve. Walked for more than an hour for a small swamp with geese. There's only limited space where you can wander around. If you're a bird watcher with gear it might be worth it, but for me it wasn't really worth coming out to.
  • Lovely quiet place with a good information centre with picnic tables and facilities. The hides were easily accessible Enjoyed the visit very much.
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