Around the globe, park rangers are on the front line in the fight to protect our natural heritage. World Ranger Day offers a chance to learn about and support their vital work, which ranges from environmental campaigning to education. To mark World Ranger Day and raise awareness we are leading a guided hike in Coole-Garryland Special Area of Conservation with a National Parks & Wildlife Service staff member. We will look at the ecology of the site and issues of...
Join us at Coole Park Visitor Center on Saturday, July 13th for a free guided tour of the turlough landscape here in the nature reserve. A turlough is a seasonal lake and has a unique assemblage of species associated with it. Our NPWS guide will lead this walk to explain all about the geology, hydrology, flora and fauna of the site. We hope you enjoy. Where: Coole Park Visitor Centre When: Saturday, July 13th at 11am
Here at Coole Park we are beginning our annual summer programme of events for children. Our 'Open your Eyes to Nature' events will run every Wednesday morning through July and August aiming to increase awareness of and appreciation for the natural world. These are drop in events that will begin at 11am and go on until approximately 12:30, with activities such as nature walks, bug hunts, arts & crafts, bird-watching, mammal ID and scavenger hunts. These events are free and...
Join us here at Coole Park for a free tour as one of our guides shows you the sights and explains all about this historic estate - with its literary connections and the wonderful wildlife of the nature reserve. We look forward to meeting you over the summer.
Coole-Garryland Nature Reserve has its charms at any time of year but summer is a very beautiful season. So enjoy your visit during this season of plenty.
Experience the mysterious landscape celebrated by poets and artists. This free guided walk will incorporate nature, poetry, folklore and a bit of history. Meet at Coole Visitor Centre at 11am. The walk will last about 1.5 hours.
Celebrate European Day of Parks with a Tree Walk in Coole Park 11.00 am Friday 24th May Free Event Meet at Visitor Centre Walk approx. 1.5 hrs No dogs except guide dogs
Come along to Coole Park Visitor Centre on Wednesday 22nd at 20:30 for a talk on Ireland's bats followed by a walk with the local ranger. We look forward to seeing you there. This is a free event.
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: email@example.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CooleParkTearooms/
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...