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Coole Park

1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Beautiful Park and best of all Free!

This park is a fantastic retreat for those loving nature and for those who don't as much.The park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen M
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Newport, United Kingdom
Great for family days out

Coole park has lots to offer. It has greta walk ways for those who like a good walk or a run, its... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
DenisBartley
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Gort, Ireland
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“lady gregory” (32 reviews)
“autograph tree” (37 reviews)
“walled garden” (20 reviews)
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1km from Gort, Co Galway, Ireland, Gort, Ireland
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+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is a fantastic retreat for those loving nature and for those who don't as much.The park has many a tall tree and looks majestic even in the middle of winter. the autograph tree is very cool, having a number of famous signatories. The...More

Thank Stephen M
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Coole park has lots to offer. It has greta walk ways for those who like a good walk or a run, its greta for bringing kids on a day out as theres lots to see and do with some deer, walks, a lake, an enclosed...More

Thank DenisBartley
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Did not have time to do the park Justice, but it looks like a lovely spot for a ramble; cool and green and shady with winding pathd.

Thank Betty E
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

An amazing surprise. I had never heard about the park so I had no expectations. It was one of the best experience I had in Ireland.

Thank ManoelMRoD
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 7 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
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Reviewed 1 September 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
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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
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MPSweeney
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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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