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Seasonal Nature Tours

Spring in the grounds of Turlough Park

Tour the grounds of Turlough Park with an experienced Museum Guide.

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
10min: Conclusion Q & A
Availability: 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:

Please complete an online enquiry form and we will be in touch soon.

Alternatively, you can email the Bookings Office at or telephone (094) 90 31751. 

Curriculum Links: 

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.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • 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

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Turlough Park,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755