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Fantastic!

Not far from home this was a place we had meant to visit numerous times. It is an excellent spot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Galwaygirl1504
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Amazing food in the Cafe and stunning walks.

We visited Coole Park on Sunday afternoon and had a lovely walk from Garryland to Coole Park... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
mollybeth186609
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Galway, Ireland
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1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from home this was a place we had meant to visit numerous times. It is an excellent spot for a family with small children! The visitors centre is fantastic, so informative and detailed! The food in the tea rooms is exceptional and there...More

1  Thank Galwaygirl1504
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We visited Coole Park on Sunday afternoon and had a lovely walk from Garryland to Coole Park ( about one hour ). Finished up having a meal sitting outside the Cafe ( with our dog, ). The staff are so friendly and the food is...More

2  Thank mollybeth186609
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Coole Park has it all. It is a serene place of natural beauty as well as having deep historic and cultural relevance thanks to its connections with figures such as Lady Gregory and William Butler Yeats. Coole Park was easy to find and is only...More

1  Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely park, you can feel how fresh the air is and it is surrounded by overgrown trees and moss. it was a lovely say and it was not too busy at all. There were a few people with dogs but note there are no...More

1  Thank Hannah C
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely well maintained forest park with smooth paths, toilet facilities, plenty parking and a tea rooms! The lake, due to the lack of water, had receeded! I really enjoyed the walk!! We did 6km at our ease. No bins for rubbish or...More

Thank Janette M
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

If you have a dog don’t go. They clearly are trying to do all they can to stop people bringing a dog which is clear from the moment you park. From the car park until we left we couldn’t find a bin to dispose of...More

Thank BackPacker555423
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Great walks through wooded forest as long or shout as you please, great for all ages, easy walking, fabulous big trees, great for climbing if you are young enough or want to pretend you are. Good visitor info. Toilets available. Nice cafe, beautiful walled garden....More

1  Thank M18B14
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Walks ranging from 10min to 90min with very little hills. Beautiful scenery and history to be enjoyed by young and old.

Thank kinmonasouth
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Great place for a hike and a bit of literary enlightenment. Stroll the grounds of Lady Gregory's home and learn the history of this lovely park! Be sure not to miss the Autograph tree!

Thank trlarkin
Reviewed June 15, 2018

This is a lovely park just a few miles outside Gort. The cafe is very expensive but the walks etc are free. Recommended.

Thank Carmel B
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Ciara F
May 25, 2018|
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Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are bathrooms in the café as the gentleman above said.
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MPSweeney
April 22, 2015|
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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
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