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Ecos Visitor Centre

Kernohan_s Lane | Broughshane Road, Ballymena BT43 7QA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 2566 4400
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Waste of a great area.

The walk was lovely with lots of wild life. That is where it ends. The ECO centre was closed. No... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
debs952017
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
via mobile
just a eyesore now

this place has just been deserted nobody seems to care. The willow fairy ring has now gone as some... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
alisonesler
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good7%
  • Average51%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jan 2018
“Drawbridge was up”
7 May 2018
“Waste of a great area.”
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Kernohan_s Lane | Broughshane Road, Ballymena BT43 7QA, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 2566 4400
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The walk was lovely with lots of wild life. That is where it ends. The ECO centre was closed. No visitor information or reasons. What I assume must have been the play park has a large dirty old sand pit and the frames where swings...More

Thank debs952017
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

this place has just been deserted nobody seems to care. The willow fairy ring has now gone as some Buffoon cut the trees this is just a disgrace a real embarrassment for the town and local council don't bother visiting broken trees No Flowerbeds Nothing

3  Thank alisonesler
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

A large open space to enjoy but it seems the local council have literally pulled up the drawbridge and retired to the comfort of the facility complete with self congratulary banner. Paths and playparks have been allowed to deteriorate badly.

Thank John L
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

The ECOS Centre was not open, as the Drawbridge was up, but there were a good few people around enjoying the large site the Centre is situated on. The Centre is very close to the main road, and there is plenty of Parking. There is...More

1  Thank Mo_DaW171
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I want to visit the ECOS centre but need to travel to get there. Google maps has stated that it is closed longterm. Reviews on trip advisor state that it is closed for renovations. The ECOS centre does not have a website. There is a...More

3  Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Ecos Visitor Centre is currently closed for renovations so my review is solely to do with the wildlife park & riverside walks. I live witiin half a mile of Ecos park and am a frequent walker/ cyclist. The paths are well laid out & finished...More

2  Thank winesplus
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ecos Centre is a great place to take the children or adults it's full of people happy walking dogs, or cycling. We also went to the Garden Centre which has great advisors workin in it, I went home with lots of veg and plants. Well...More

1  Thank shaz3466
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I visit this park at least 3 times a week and have noticed recently it is becoming increasingly littered with dog foul. I have a dog myself which I keep on a lead and once a week I take my nephew who Is under 2...More

1  Thank 174annmarias
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely scenic river walk popular with dog walkers taking in one of Ireland's largest collections of stinging nettles interspersed with giant American hogweed

Thank James K
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

its ok to walk the dog not a lot happening around there's a lot of space and rivers to explore but I feel like it is being wasted and neglected there is a small farm with chickens etc. will sell eggs and vegetables also trees...More

1  Thank markelliott1988
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