Please note the Tea Rooms in Coole Park Nature Reserve will be taking a break from Monday 26th September and reopening on Thursday 6th October. The new Winter Opening Hours will be Thurs - Sun from 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Saturday 24th September marks the Annual Autumn Gathering in Coole for Lady Gregory and W.B. Yeats enthusiasts, which will be hosted in the Visitor Centre from 9:30am. This is a private ticketed event so we will therefore be closed to the general public. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/lady-gregory-yeats-autumn-gathering-2022-tickets-414867859937
Please note that Coole Park Visitor Centre will be closed on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th September 2022 to facilitate school groups. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Please note that the Coole Park Visitor Centre will be closed on Thursday 8th September 2022 for staff training. Our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please note the new autumn opening hours for Coole Park Tea Rooms. Weds - Sun 10am - 5pm
All events are free of charge, weather dependent, and start from Coole Park Visitor Centre. Guide dogs only please. No booking is required for any of this programme. We look forward to welcoming you to Coole Park.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CooleParkTearooms/
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...
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...
On Sunday 3rd June at 3pm we will have a walk in Coole. Come along to experience the mysterious landscape that inspired Yeats to write some of his most famous poems, in particular, ‘The Wild Swans at Coole’. This free guided walk will incorporate history, folklore, poetry and nature. Starting from Coole Visitor Centre the walk will last approximately an hour and a half. No booking is required. Enquiries to Facebook or email@example.com