Closed – 3rd November 2021

Park Closed 3rd November 2021

Please be advised that the Park will be closed tomorrow, 3rd of November, to facilitate transport of materials to Diamond Hill as part of essential trail maintenance.   We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.   #connemaranationalpark #connemara #connemaraloop

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Trail Closures for Essential Maintenance

Trail Closures: Essential Maintenance

We wish to advise visitors that over the coming weeks there will be temporary closures of the trails in the National Park including those on Diamond Hill. These closures are necessary for essential maintenance and upgrading works. On some days there will be a complete closure of the National Park to facilitate the transport of materials to Diamond Hill. We will endeavour to keep you informed of closures on our website and social media (Facebook/Twitter). However, due to the nature...

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Visitor Centre Re-Opening

Visitor Centre Opening 27th October 2021

The exhibition in the Visitor Centre is reopening from October 27th in line with the new Covid19 guidelines. A one-way system is in place and visitors are asked to wear face masks. Note: exhibition is closed from 1-2pm daily.

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Ellis Wood Closure

Ellis Wood Closure

We would like to advise Visitors that the Ellis Wood Nature Trail will be closed for the remainder of the week and possibly into next week. Apologies for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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October Events

Sea Week Event October 2021

Looking for something to do for October and mid-term break...   We have lots of activities on in Connemara National Park from guided walks to peg doll workshops, an art exhibition and bat walk! Full list of activities are listed below. For more information please phone 0872919721 or email cnp@housing.gov.ie Booking essential and limited numbers for all guided walks and workshops. In collaboration with Conamara Sea Week 2021 Saturday Oct 23rd Tree Walk at 11am Monday Oct 25th Archaeology Walk at...

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Culture Night 2021

Culture Night September 17 2021 Events

We are delighted to be hosting a very special event for Culture Night 2021 on the evening of September 17th, staring at 5pm and running through until 9pm. This year Connemara National Park is bringing a celebration of the cultural, culinary and natural heritage of the area. Full details of the schedule are below and we'd love to see you there! Please Note: pre-booking is advisable for this event as spaces may be limited on the night. Please call 087...

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Twin Calves arrive at Connemara National Park

Irish Moiled Twin Calves

Connemara National Park is delighted to announce the birth of twin Irish Moiled calves on Sunday the 8th of August 2021. The healthy bull “male“ and heifer “female“ were born to Sire Macmann Bullagh Bos and Dam Toriamaur Holly . There is a less than 2% chance of twin calves being born! These additions will help build up the herd here in the National Park, which is an integral part of our conversation grazing program. The calves are on display...

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Tea Room at the National Park

national park staff

On Sunday August 15th we were sorry to say farewell to Susan May Walsh and her team, who for just over 20 years, have been feeding the many hungry visitors at the Connemara National Park Tea Room. We wish to thank Susan May and her team for many years of outstanding service at the National Park and wish her the best of luck and every success in her future endeavours. She will be sadly missed by visitors and Park staff...

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Heritage Week 2021

Heritage Week 2021 Events Poster

Heritage Week 2021 is running from Saturday 14th August until Saturday 22nd August. Here at Connemara National Park we will have a range of activities spanning the entire week (click here to download a poster of the events for the week) Due to Covid-19 restrictions we have limited places available for all outdoor events therefore it is important to book ahead to avoid disappointment, you can do so by emailing cnp@housing.gov.ie or calling us on +353 87 290 6269 All...

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Events Returning to CNP – July 2021

July 2021 Events Poster

In line with public health advice, we are pleased to be offering some guided walks and nature activities for children starting with a programme of events for July. Please see details below and our current guidelines. You must read and sign a Covid-19 self declaration from before attending to site for our events. Children’s Activities Our Children’s Nature Activities will begin on Tuesday 6th July at 11 am and will continue throughout July every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Our activities...

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