Coole Park 7 Woods Trail

County Galway
Grade Moderate
Length 4.5 km
Time 1.25 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 50 m
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Blue arrow
Start Point
Main car park
Finish Point
Main car park
Nearest Town to Start Gort
Grid Ref. R 441 050
Lat. and Long. 53.0927254, -8.8343602

This trail uses paths, tracks and steps to connect the different woods made famous by W.B. Yeats in his poems and take you to a viewing point overlooking Coole Lough. There are tree roots underfoot in places. You may see bluebells and violets, jays, treecreepers or swans, red squirrels, stoats, butterflies and dragonflies.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

091-631804 and


Car parking, tea shop, visitor centre

Dogs on lead only

Map Guides

Map Guides

The Seven Woods Trail and The Family Trail

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 52

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