Winter Opening Hours for Coole Park Nature Reserve. Please note the change in closing time for the park entrance.
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
Please note the Visitor Centre will be closed on Thurs 6th & Fri 7th October for staff training. Apologies for any inconvenience.
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
Come along to our Bat Walk with a NPWS Conservation Ranger to discover the mysterious world of bats and learn about their nocturnal habits. Hopefully you'll get to hear and see some of these wonderful creatures too! This event is free, but weather dependent. Please come prepared with sturdy footwear, a torch and hi-vis vest for children, and you can park in the main Visitor Centre car park in Coole Park Nature Reserve. The barrier at the entrance to Coole will remain open...
HERITAGE WEEK 13th – 21st August COOLE PARK NATURE RESERVE We have a great selection of events happening in Coole Park throughout Heritage Week 13th - 21st August, including theatrical productions, guided walks and nature activities to inspire appreciation of our cultural and natural heritage in this beautiful Nature Reserve. All events are free and begin from the Visitor Centre. Please note that only guide dogs are permitted at these events. No booking is required and events will operate on...