Murlough National Nature Reserve

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Things to see and do 

Murlough National Nature Reserve Walks

Anniversary walks with Jo 

Jo Whatmough, Murlough's first Warden and Naturalist, is creating a series of fascinating self-guided walks to mark Murlough's 50 year anniversary of National Trust guardianship. These walks will cover the entire reserve and look at the development, history and wildlife of this special area of conservation.

Murlough National Nature Reserve

What's on 

Upcoming events

Big Beach Art

Fri 18 Aug 2017
Get Creative and help to add your touch to the big picture.

Bloody Bridge - Geo-Bot Day

Sat 19 Aug 2017
Explore the unique geology and botany of Bloody Bridge with a host of experts.

Jo's Walks - Shoreline Flowers and Salt Marsh

Sat 02 Sep 2017
A walk around the coastal fringe

Get Stuck in at Murlough

Sat 09 Sep 2017
Volunteers are needed to help remove invasive scrub from the fore dunes, to stop it spreading over the wildflower rich areas of this internationally important nature reserve.

MCS Beachwatch 2017

Sat 16 Sep 2017
Lend a helping hand at Ireland's first National Nature Reserve, as the National Trust in conjunction with the Marine Conservation Society take part in the annual clean up of our shorelines.

Jo's Walks - Heathland Walk

Sat 16 Sep 2017
Grab your walking boots and join Jo Whatmough, for a guided walk through the Heath.
Murlough National Nature Reserve


Murlough National Nature Reserve


Murlough National Nature Reserve bumblebee feeding

Wonderful wildlife 

We're home to more that 600 species of butterfly and moths, rare birds and mammals and an array of stunning flora.

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Get involved

Volunteering at Murlough National Nature Reserve

Volunteering at Murlough National Nature Reserve 

Would you like to become part of the team at Murlough National Nature Reserve? There are lots of volunteering options available.