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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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Wonderful Visit

The visitors centre was excellent, especially the Ginger and Wild Café, but the park itself was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EM B
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Lovely spot

We visited here the other day. A lovely visitor centre with a cafe, toilets and lots of information... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kate C
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Ballycroy National Park Ballycroy National Park Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre | Ballycroy Village, Westport, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ballycroy is a beautiful park, with great trails across mountain and bog. The park has some very accessible walks too for short trips, day or night. The visitor centre and exhibition are a must-see, the staff are excellent with lots of information about this part...More

Thank Tre_OConnor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty to see and learn. Views are really worth the walk. The walkway provides a clean walking surface across the grass but the hardcore surface elsewhere provide easy walking.

Thank liambt23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were touring around this lovely area, one of our group has limited mobility and uses a large mobility scooter. Everyone was very welcomming and did everthing possible to help us have a great visit. There is a boarded walkway which took my scooter and...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Visitor Centre is well worth a visit, being a free attraction with an interactive display on the ground floor ideal for kids, a welcome area and a cafe selling home made food upstairs. I had the soup with bread and a pear gateaux all...More

Thank Harriet G
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The drive through this area was very nice. Lovely sweeping fields, roads in good condition, an interesting drive

Thank codym481
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Made a little side detour to see Ballycroy. Enjoyed the small Visitors' center and speaking with its knowledge friendly staff.

Thank Landlock47
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My family and I entered the visitor center and received a hearty welcome and introduction from a very knowledgable Park Ranger, we decided to have a little snack before doing the short boardwalk trail.We went to the cafe upstairs Ginger and Wild,Wow! What a treat...More

Thank mboy365
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We visited Ballycroy in mid May. Note that several kilometers before you get to the actual visitors center, you will see on your left a long coastal walking trail with a small parking area. That is a wonderful short walk by which to see the...More

1  Thank Cassiopian
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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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