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Coole Park

1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Good place to spend the afternoon

This was the second time my wife, daughter and myself have visited Coole Park, and unfortunately we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John O
Crosby, United Kingdom
We could have stayed all day

We arrived an hour before closing one rainy August day. Just fifteen minutes into the visit, we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“lady gregory” (32 reviews)
“autograph tree” (37 reviews)
“walled garden” (20 reviews)
1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the second time my wife, daughter and myself have visited Coole Park, and unfortunately we were once again unlucky with the weather. There are so many interesting walks and things to see around the gardens. The famous 'autograph' tree, a visit to the...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived an hour before closing one rainy August day. Just fifteen minutes into the visit, we knew we should have arrived much, much earlier. The Visitor Center had closed, so we missed the “Me and Nu” exhibit of Lady Augusta Gregory’s granddaughters. (Since then,...More

Thank MiguelMaher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my travels world wide, I have found no place better than Coole Park for an amazing experience of gentle relaxation and restoration of energy. You have to do nothing expect let its natural beauty and power overwhelm your spirit as you walk along the...More

Thank Isabelle_Smyth
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens to walk through for a couple of hours. The terrain is well cared for so it is easy to get around. The original house is demolished but there is a free museum on site that tries to give you an impression of life...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

On the way to Galway you past Coole park.....What amazing place to visit...brilliant...Anyone interested in walking or forest or gardens..its a must..A brilliant place for history..Very friendly staff....Go at you're own pace...so many of ours great writers and poets stayed in the big house....Don't forget...More

Thank hca65
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Visited to see the autograph tree and pleasantly surprised that it was free to go round the garden. The lady in the shop was very pleasant and gave us directions to various bits of the garden. The autograph tree was very impressive and I understand...More

Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice walk. The pathways were well maintained well signed and the walled garden which contains a autograph tree was kept in pristine condition. Lovely

Thank Hackers123
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you enjoy the beauty of nature, take any of the trails through the forest. My favorite is the trail that goes out along the turlough to the lake. It is no wonder that so many great poets, play writes and artist spent time at...More

1  Thank canonphotographer
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Beautiful little park - very well maintained. Can walk on a paved trail for a couple miles to a lake. Captive deer in the park too along with some nice gardens.

Thank CPA316
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park! Such a Gem that we happened upon. Love the history behind this park. Walking the gardens was magical abs then we had amazing tea and pie at the tea shop after. Really a lovely day!

Thank Jennifer O
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22 April 2015|
Response from Ingrid D | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of buses from Galway to Gort, but none to Coole park. Coole is about 2 km from Gort town. If you are a person who walks a lot this will be no problem. Otherwise I would suggest that you get the bus to... More