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Coole Park

1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
+353 91 631 804
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Incredible Location

Coole Park has it all. It is a serene place of natural beauty as well as having deep historic and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlexanderD
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New Jersey
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Really lovely park, you can feel how fresh the air is and it is surrounded by overgrown trees and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah C
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London
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  • Average3%
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“lady gregory” (36 reviews)
“autograph tree” (40 reviews)
“walled garden” (23 reviews)
LOCATION
1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
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+353 91 631 804
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"lady gregory"
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"autograph tree"
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"walled garden"
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"abbey theatre"
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"beautiful woods"
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"wild garlic"
in 3 reviews
"big trees"
in 2 reviews
"serene place"
in 3 reviews
"wb yeats"
in 10 reviews
"wonderful amenity"
in 2 reviews
"family walk"
in 2 reviews
"its heyday"
in 2 reviews
"thoor ballylee"
in 4 reviews
"nice tea room"
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"nature reserve"
in 5 reviews
"walking trails"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Hannah C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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
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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
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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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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Famous for it's assosciations with lady Gregory, Yeats and the Irish Literary Revival, Coole Park is now a publicly owned forest park with some lovely trails to explore, the autograph tree, the lake made famous in 'The wild swans of Coole'. The house is sadly...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

The physical beauty coupled with the rich history associated with Lady Gregory make this a great location to spend some time. The welcome video on Lady Gregory does a nice job in telling her story. The grounds are magnificent and a joy to walk through....More

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KiaraOR
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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