Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre Reopens for the 2015 Season with FREE Easter Events

Posted in Ballycroy on March 30, 2015.


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Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre reopens for the 2015 season this Easter Good Fridaywith a series of FREE special events for all ages.

We are delighted to welcome visitors to Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre for the 2015 season with a series of FREE EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Ballycroy National Park covers 11,000 hectares in area and is comprised of the Nephin Beg Mountain Range and the Owenduff Bog, the largest intact active blanket bog in Ireland.

The Visitor Centre houses an interactive exhibition on the special landscape, habitats and species of the national park. There is a short nature trail (Tóchar Daithí Bán) with a viewing point which offers stunning panoramic views of Achill Island to the West and the Nephin Beg Mountain Range to the East.

Ginger and Wild Tearoom serve a range of coffees and homemade treats.

The centre is located in the village of Ballycroy along the N59 between Mulranny and Bangor Erris.

Easter Sunday 5th April (12.00-4.00pm)

Kids Treasure Hunt

(Self-Guided & approx. 1hour)

Easter Monday 6th April (3.00-4.00pm @ Reception)

Guided Walk of Tóchar Daithí Bán Nature Trail

Suitable for all ages

Wednesday 8th April (2.30-4.00pm)

Plover Club for Kids

Children must accompanied by an adult.

Numbers are limited – Please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Thursday 9th April (3.00-4.00pm @ Reception)

Guided Walk of Tóchar Daithí Bán Nature Trail

Suitable for all ages

OPENING HOURS 2015

3rd April – 30th September OPEN 7 Days

October OPEN 5 DAYS (Closed Friday & Saturday)

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