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Oxford Island is located on the shores of Lough Neagh; take the Lurgan exit, Junction 10, off the M1. Owned and managed by Craigavon Borough Council much of the area is designated as a National Nature Reserve due to its wide variety of habitats such as reed beds, open water, wildlife ponds and wildflower meadows.

The site has a number of facilities including a network of trails, birdwatching hides, the Lough Neagh
Discovery Centre, Kinnego Marina and the Waterside House

 
 

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Congratulations to the Interpretative Team at the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre for obtaining the 'Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge'. The Discovery Centre is now the 3rd organisation in Northern Ireland to receive this stamp of quality for its Environmental Education and Learning Outside the Classroom Programmes.



Oxford Island Information

Oxford Island is in fact a peninsula, located on the shores of Lough Neagh. It can be easily accessed from the M1; take the Lurgan exit, Junction 10. Owned and managed by Craigavon Borough Council much of the area is designated as a National Nature Reserve due to its wide variety of habitats such as reed beds, open water, wildlife ponds and wildflower meadows. The site has a number of facilities including a network of trails, birdwatching hides, the Kinnego Marina, Waterside House and the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre.

 

Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
Opened in 1993 Lough Neagh Discovery Centre is the perfect starting point for any visit to Oxford Island or Lough Neagh.

 

The Lough Neagh Discovery Centre offers:
The Loughside café – Home cooking and wonderful views of the Lough    

A Tourist Information Centre 
An excellent gift and craft shop
Staff with expert knowledge on the Reserve’s and Lough’s wildlife to help make the most of your visit.
Meeting rooms ideal for courses and conferences.

 

Kinnego Marina
Kinnego Marina is the largest marina on Lough Neagh located on the southern shore of the Lough with 146 berths and 30 hard standing spaces. Situated in the Oxford Island National Nature Reserve it also has a fully serviced caravan park and is home to Lough Neagh Sailing Club, one of the oldest sailing clubs i