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Explore and experience the unique heritage and nature Connemara has to offer.

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A Place to Learn


Explore learning opportunities in Connemara National Park. Whether you’re interested in nature and ecology, local history, heritage farm breeds, or planning a visit with your group, our National Park supports a wide range of learning experiences for all ages. School field trips to the National Park are free of charge.

A Place to Learn

Our Education Programme


The aims of the Connemara National Park Education Programme are:

To promote respect, care and understanding for heritage and particularly for the natural world

To encourage the development of environmentally friendly practices

To inform the public about the National Parks and Wildlife Service and their role in conservation



Booking Information


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Our Education Programme is free of charge and we offer a number of options for primary schools, depending on the age group.

Join us on a fun Nature Awareness Day or perhaps a Bog Walk. How about a Mini Beasts Day, or why not check out the pond life with a Pond Dipping Experience?

To make a booking, email us on cnp@npws.gov.ie or call on 087 2906269.

Our Education Programme is free of charge and we offer a number of options for primary schools, depending on the age group.

Are you thinking of joining us for an education day? Our Education Programme caters for a wide variety of groups:
Pre-school
Primary school
Secondary school
University/College groups
Scouts/Cubs/Guides
Special Needs groups
Youth/Community groups

Booking is essential for all activities. To make a booking, email us on cnp@npws.gov.ie or call on 087 2906269.

Family Resources

We have designed a series of worksheets and resources for families. Each one is A4 in size.
To see and download each one, click on the links below.


Downloads

Life in Outdoor Woodlands

Trees in the Park

Butterflies of the Park

Bird Bingo