Murlough National Nature Reserve

Murlough Nature Reserve, Co Down, ponies

Important notice -

Our car parks are open daily for pay and display. Please note the main car park gate is locked at 5pm.

An extraordinarily beautiful dune landscape

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Our work 

A view of Murlough National Nature Reserce

Murlough Boardwalk Appeal 

We're restoring the boardwalk at Murlough and we need your help

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Things to see and do

A sea of bluebells at Murlough National Nature Reserve

Spring at Murlough 

Spring is an exciting time at Murlough Nature Reserve. Lengthening days and a promise of release from the cold, encourages plants, animals and insects to come out of hibernation...

Beach art at Murlough National Nature Reserve

Activities for kids at Murlough Nature Reserve 

With so much wildlife to spot and endless fun to be had on the beach, your family will love a day out at Murlough National Nature Reserve.

Dundrum Coastal Path

Discover new walks 

Discover new walks at the places we look after in Co. Down

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Wildlife

Murlough National Nature Reserve

History

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.

Murlough National Nature Reserve

Join or give

 Blossom trees overhanging woodland pathway at Ickworth in spring, Suffolk, East of England

Help protect woodlands 

The UK's woodland and orchards are in decline. Your donation will help us to restore and protect woodlands and orchards for generations to come. With your support, we can give back to the nation's most precious trees.