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“A great place to wander for half a day.”
Review of Coole Park

Coole Park
Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Gort
Certificate of Excellence
Galway, Ireland
Level Contributor
99 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A great place to wander for half a day.”
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Coole Park is a great place to wander around for a few hours. The "Initial Tree" is quite an attraction - it's fun trying to figure out whose initiald are carved into it.

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Galway, Ireland
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great place to visit”
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Lots of great walks and nice resturant. The Tree with WB yeates name and many more is cool to see

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Galway, Ireland
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Picnic Time”
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Lovely area to bring a picnic and go for a walk. Such a beautiful wood.

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Shannon, Ireland
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190 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Beautiful Grounds”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

This a most pleasurable Stop. The home of Lady Gregory, which once offered Hospitality to some of Irish Literary Giants. The House is longer there, but the grounds and the feeling of History nurture your spirit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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“"The trees are in their autumn beauty, The woodland paths are dry...”
Reviewed 15 December 2011

...Under the October twilight, the water mirrors a still sky. Upon the brimming water among the stones are nine and fifty swans". When my parents started bringing us here as kids, I didn't appreciate what a fabulous place Coole Park was, but I do now, and my sister brings her kids here a lot. The walks are leisurely, the trees are majestic, the water is a hidden treasure. It is sad that the house was knocked down but the Coole Park website is excellent and you can see pictures of the house as it was. When I was younger, there was no railings around the Autograph Tree but it is good now that it is being preserved better. The cafe is a very welcome haven, and it is a relief (!) to have toilets available. The picnic tables are a useful addition.

Visited October 2011
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