Nuacht & Imeachtaí

Park Notice

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 for more details.

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National Heritage Week Events – 12th – 20th August

Heritage Week 2023 Events Poster

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 -...

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August Activities in Coole for Kids

Activities for Kids - August 2023

Looking for more entertainment for your kids for August? Check out our upcoming events: TUESDAY 1st & 8th @ 11am: WEEKLY WILDLINGS - young ecologist activities aimed at 7-12 year olds. THURSDAY 3rd & 10th @ 11am: NATURE ARTS & CRAFTS for 7-12 year olds. SATURDAY 5th @ 3pm: PUPPET SHOW - Your Man's Puppets performing some fabulous tales in our theatre in the Visitor Centre! Suitable for all the family. Max 5 tickets per booking. SUNDAY 6th @ 11am:...

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‘Your Man’s Puppets’ Show

Your man's puppet show - Saturday 5th August 2023

Look who's back! We're pleased to announce that Your Man's Puppets will be performing his puppetry magic in Coole Park Visitor Centre on Saturday 5th August at 3pm. Tommy has been creating and bringing his remarkable puppets to life for many years, performing to audiences across the world. Come and enjoy an afternoon of his unique and entertaining style of storytelling. This event is FREE, but booking is essential. Please contact 091 631 804 or email to reserve your...

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Guided Heritage Walks

Guided Heritage Walks - 9th and 23rd July 2023

Would you like to know more about the Gregorys of Coole and the workings of the estate during their ownership? Why not join one of our guided walks with a NPWS guide! Who knows, you might learn a bit of 19th Century gossip!   Booking is essential as places are limited. Please email or call 091 631 804.

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July Activities for Kids

Activities for Kids - July 2023

The summer holidays are here! If you are looking for activities for children take a look at our schedule for July. Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult. Also booking is essential as places are limited - please email to book. TUESDAYS @11am - 12.30pm: WEEKLY WILDLINGS - a different topic each week with activities focusing on various aspects of our nature reserve, from Terrific Trees to Mini-beasts. Suitable for ages 8-12. WEDNESDAY 5th &...

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Closed for Spring Clean

Visitor Centre Closure 27 February - 1 March 2023

Please note the Visitor Centre will be closed on the following dates to complete our Spring Clean: Mon 27th Feb - Weds 1st March. We will be open again as normal, all dusted and polished, from Thurs 2nd.

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