Quoile Pondage Nature Reserve is along the Quoile River which flows into Strangford Lough. There are opportunities for bird watching from the riverside path and at the bird hide overlooking the pondage. Includes a nature garden beside the visitor centre.
Free entry, no car parking charges
Quoile Pondage Nature Reserve is very close to Quoile Countryside Centre outside Downpatrick, about 22 miles south east of Belfast City centre and is sign posted on the A7 road that goes from Belfast to Downpatrick.
parking at nearby Quoile Road car park
reserve is open every day but the countryside centre has seasonal opening