Tour the grounds of Turlough Park House with our panel of freelance guides. Find out about nature and biodiversity on a seasonal woodland walk. Discover what trees are on site and how to identify them at different times of the year and then figure out what animals and plants are here and what we can do to protect them.
Activity at a Glance
Level: All Classes
Group Size: Classroom size
5min: Introduction to Museum and get ready for tour outdoors...
45min: Tour across the grounds of Turlough Park House
10min: Conclusion Q & A
Availability: Various dates and times - please check availability with the bookings office
Times: Various dates and times - please check availability with the bookings office
Booking: Booking required. Check dates with bookings office.
Accessibility: Parts of the grounds are difficult for wheelchair users. Tour goes near river and lake and through woods.
Bookings and information:
To book a seasonal nature tour and to find out about available dates contact the booking and information office.
Social, Environmental and Scientific Education (SESE)
- Local history – buildings, sites and ruins in my locality, my locality through the ages.
- Nature and biodiversity
- Working scientifically: questioning, exploring, observing and communicating
- Living things: plants and animal life
- Environmental awareness and care
- Different types of landscapes
- A sense of place and space – natural features, placenames
- Human Environments: Natural environmental features – interrelationship between humans and their environment.
- Natural Environments: Identify flora and fauna - local natural environment, land, rivers and lakes.
- Environmental awareness and care: ecosystems – protection of flora and fauna.
- How to identify trees, plants and animals.
- What we can do to protect natural habitats
- Biodiversity and Sustainability
- Learn about the natural and human features and phenomena in the local environment.
- Develop a sense of space: an understanding of how natural and human features are located and distributed in local and other environments and how and why they relate to each other.