‘Step into Spring’ Guided Walk

HAPPY IMBOLG & ST. BRIGID'S DAY.   Put some Spring in your Step this coming Bank Holiday Monday and join us on a guided walk to celebrate the bounty of nature in Coole Park Nature Reserve.   No booking required. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 2pm and bring binoculars if you have them. Children welcome.

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Birds of Coole Guided Walks

Happy New Year to all! Shake off those January blues by joining us on a guided walk and talk to learn about some of Coole Park's common feathered inhabitants and also its winter visitors to the turloughs in the Nature Reserve. No booking required. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 11am or 2pm on any of the following days: Sat 21st / Sun 22nd / Sat 28th / Sun 29th January. We look forward to seeing you!

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Halloween Fun in Coole

Halloween Events in the Park Poster - 29th to 31st November 2022

Join us on Halloween weekend for spooky fun! We've got batty crafts for wizards and witches and storytelling puppets to entertain the family. And if you've ever wondered what a stag's antlers feel like, come to our Beastly Laboratory for a close up look at some of nature's magic. These events are FREE but booking is essential for Saturday and Sunday...booking links below. Halloween Nature Art Walk https://buytickets.at/cooleparkburrennationalparkdromorenaturereserve/779725 Halloween Storytelling with Your Man's Puppets https://buytickets.at/cooleparkburrennationalparkdromorenaturereserve/779717

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Opening Times 2019

Coole Park Tea Rooms

Coole Park Visitor Centre & Tea Rooms Opening Times 2019 Coole Park Visitor Centre is open daily from 10:00 - 17:00 until the end of September. Tea Rooms are open daily from 10:30 - 18:00. Coole-Garryland Nature Reserve gates are open daily from 08:00 - 19:30.  Phone: 091 631669 Email: cooleparktearooms@gmail.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CooleParkTearooms/

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Culture Night in Coole: The Woods and Grandma

Man at Culture Night in Coole 2018

For Culture Night 2018 Coole Park is hosting a fantastic performance: The Woods and Grandma- Part gig, part theatre, part documentary, this verbatim pop-opera exhumes its singing ghosts from the transcript of a 2002 RTÉ interview with Lady Gregory’s Granddaughters, Anne (aged 90) and Catherine (aged 88), who were raised in Coole Park by their grandmother. It will take place in Coole Park Visitor Centre on Friday 21st September at 8pm. Entry is free and booking is required: book your...

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Heritage Week in Coole 2018 events

Heritage Week Event Poster 2018

There is something for everybody for Heritage week in Coole. Our ever popular Bat Walk with NPWS Ranger Raymond Stephens will be held again for Heritage Week. Come find out about the story of Irish Bats on this night time walk around Coole Park. 8.30 to 10pm Sat 18th visitor centre The Traditional Uses of Plants Sat 18th 3pm-4.30pm Come and learn, be entertained, and share your stories about the uses of plants from times past, whilst we walk around...

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Open Your Eyes to Nature

Open Your Eyes to Nature 2018 Poster

  Our weekly summer event 'Open your eyes to Nature' will return with our first event on Wednesday 11th July. This is a great way for kids to learn more about nature around them in the idyllic setting of Coole Park. Each week will be different- you could be learning about Trees, Butterflies and Moths, Pond Dipping, Flowers, Bug Hunts, Animal Tracking, Traditional Skills as well as Arts and Crafts. Booking is advised as there are limited places and parents...

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