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Ballycroy National Park

Ballycroy National Park Ballycroy National Park Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre | Ballycroy Village, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 49888
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Short walk

Walked along the pathway to the seated. Enjoyed the scenery & wild life. Had a nice coffee & cake... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hensey
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Co.Meath
Nice & Friendly

The visitor building has welcoming staff that can describe the best trails to hike and maps. From... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
kipukahonu
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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“cafe upstairs” (6 reviews)
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Ballycroy National Park Ballycroy National Park Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre | Ballycroy Village, Westport, Ireland
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+353 98 49888
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked along the pathway to the seated. Enjoyed the scenery & wild life. Had a nice coffee & cake in restaurant.

Thank Hensey
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The visitor building has welcoming staff that can describe the best trails to hike and maps. From the visitor center this is one boardwalk easy trail to take in the scenery. There is a small museum exhibit and cafe upstairs.

Thank kipukahonu
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the National Park recently during a trip to Belmullet. It was a wonderful experience. It’s a place to go back to as there are different walks you can do of varying distances. Our first walk was around the visitors centre which takes you...More

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited on a windy and showery day, so raced around the walk which gives very good views of the area, including Achill Island. Then visited the exhibition, which is very well presented giving a lot of local information, followed by a break in the cafeteria,...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A great way to explore the Ireland of our ancestors and with lots of interactive activities to keep the children entertained as well! A delicious coffee shop with some superb vegetatrian choices and home made cakes. A small art gallery as well to view. The...More

Thank 4isabel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

For a free attraction, this is brilliant. The information centre was very interesting and the short walk was quite scenic

Thank Cian S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I was in the area and keen to visit this place. The building itself is stark and does not fit in with the landscape; when I first saw it from afar I thought it must be some light industry wrongly allowed. Inside, lovely and a...More

1  Thank RoseMarigold77
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a roadtrip with friends. The centre is easy to locate and includes a nice cafe upstairs with excellent views of the national park. We had nice coffee and cake here but the menu is small. We did a small stroll (30 mins)...More

Thank Sloane1990
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The visitors centre was excellent, especially the Ginger and Wild Café, but the park itself was beautiful. We didn’t walk very far from the visitors centre but in a short time we enjoyed stunning views and beautiful flowers.

Thank EM B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here the other day. A lovely visitor centre with a cafe, toilets and lots of information and maps available. We did the short walk around the centre, 1.8km including the walk to the summit. Great views over Ballycroy National Park. We visited with...More

Thank Kate C
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bsdinnie59
20 June 2017|
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Response from Cassiopian | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is, as noted by others, that dogs on leash are fine. No signs saying otherwise. Also, we met a village dog named "Fluffy" on the walk - by himself. An employee at the visitor's center says that Fluffy lives... More
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Brian1504
1 June 2016|
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Response from C_and_H_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as it's just off the main road, there is no access gate as such to pass through, which makes it all the wilder & more interesting! Enjoy!
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Daniel H
16 May 2015|
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Response from expert186605 | Reviewed this property |
I don'the think so but they probably could do some identification for you. Do get there and you will get a warm welcome which I am sure will fit into your schedule of memories.
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