The next free guided walk at Coole will be on Sunday May 29. The walk, titled ‘The Story of Coole’, is a general introduction to the history of the estate and Lady Gregory’s life at Coole.
On Bank Holiday Sunday June 5 there will be a ‘Yeats at Coole’ walk. This will include some of his poetry relating to his beloved Coole, which he described as “the most beautiful place in the world”.
The visitor centre opening hours are 10am to 5pm daily. Last entry to visitor centre is at 4.45pm. The park gates close at 7.30pm.
There is free entry to the 30 minute audiovisual presentation ‘Lady Gregory of Coole’, a history of Coole Park, and a self-guided multimedia walkthrough exhibition, Coole Park through the eyes of Me and Nu, granddaughters of Lady Gregory.
All walks start at 2.30pm from the visitor centre. Walks will last approximately an hour and a half. No booking required.
For enquiries phone 091 631804 or email [email protected].
The tea rooms are open daily.