SCIENCE WEEK: PLANTS & MEDICINE Drop in to the Visitor Centre on Saturday or Sunday this week to learn about the medicinal benefits of our native and non-native flora, from the original beliefs that plants resembling body parts could cure ailments of that part to the role plants play in our modern pharmaceuticals.
Drop in for our Nature Art session this Saturday 11th November from 11am - 12pm. This event will be outdoors and subject to weather conditions. No booking necessary, just drop in to the Visitor Centre at 11am. Suitable for children aged 8-12 accompanied by an adult.
'YEATS AT COOLE' GUIDED WALK This month marks the centenary of W.B.Yeats being awarded the esteemed Nobel Prize for Literature. Yeats spent a lot of time at Coole as a guest of Lady Gregory and relished the peace and inspiration the estate provided. Come and celebrate some of his locally-inspired poetry with us on a guided walk this Sunday 12th November and discover more about his deep friendship with Lady Gregory. No booking required, just meet at the Visitor Centre...
Visitors please note that the Visitor Centre will be closed for a staff meeting on Weds 8th November.
Please note that the Winter Opening Hours will be in effect from Sunday 29th October. The main gate will be open from 8am - 6pm.
PLEASE NOTE BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR SAT & SUN EVENTS. SAT 28 OCT: Spooky ‘Mock’’ Archaeological Dig with Burrenbeo & Elaine Lynch Sessions @ 9.30 – 11.30am & 1.30 - 3.30pm Click on the link below for more details and to book your place. https://www.burrenwinterage.com/.../a-mock.../ SUN 29 OCT: Family Fun Wildlife Event with The Hogsprickle & Bat Rehabilitation Ireland 3 – 4.30pm in the Visitor Centre Join Bev Truss and Susan Kerwin, our local wildlife rehabilitators, for a fun Halloween...
Please note the following closure of Coole Park Visitor Centre next Monday 9th October.
Please note the upcoming changes to Coole Park Tearooms' opening hours.
Please note that the Visitor Centre in Coole Park will be closed to the general public on Saturday 30th September to host the Annual Autumn Gathering. If you wish to attend, please visit https://autumngathering.com/ for more details.
What an amazing line-up we have for Heritage Week! ALL WEEK: 'ME & NU' STORY HUNT - Pick up your story trail map from the Visitor Centre, find the stories and collect your stickers. SUN 13th @ 11am: HERITAGE WALK - Join NPWS Guide Brigid on a historical tour of Coole Demesne and learn all about the Gregory family and all their esteemed guests. UPDATE: BAT WALK NOW FULLY BOOKED MON 14th @ 8pm : BAT TALK & WALK -...