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‘Step into Spring’ Guided Walk

Step into Nature Walk 6 February 2023

HAPPY IMBOLG & ST. BRIGID'S DAY.   Put some Spring in your Step this coming Bank Holiday Monday and join us on a guided walk to celebrate the bounty of nature in Coole Park Nature Reserve.   No booking required. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 2pm and bring binoculars if you have them. Children welcome.

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Birds of Coole Guided Walks

Birds Guided Walks: 21, 22, 28 and 29 January 2023

Happy New Year to all! Shake off those January blues by joining us on a guided walk and talk to learn about some of Coole Park's common feathered inhabitants and also its winter visitors to the turloughs in the Nature Reserve. No booking required. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 11am or 2pm on any of the following days: Sat 21st / Sun 22nd / Sat 28th / Sun 29th January. We look forward to seeing you!

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Christmas Opening Hours

Park Notice: Christmas Opening Hours

Please note the following opening hours over the Christmas period:   Park Gates: OPEN DAILY 8am - 6pm   Visitor Centre: OPEN DECEMBER 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th & 30th, then from JANUARY 3rd onwards.   Tea Rooms: DECEMBER 22nd, 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st and JANUARY 1st & 2nd and then closed for 3 weeks.   Wishing you all peaceful and happy festive season.

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Halloween Fun in Coole

Halloween Events in the Park Poster - 29th to 31st November 2022

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 links below. Halloween Nature Art Walk Halloween Storytelling with Your Man's Puppets

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Tea Rooms Notice

Coole Park Tea Rooms Closure Notice Until 6 October 2022

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.

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Annual Autumn Gathering – Saturday 24th September 2022

Coole Park Visitor Centre Closed 24 September 2022

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.  

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