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A beautiful forest park combining a host of outdoor and indoor activities that is suitable for families of all ages.

Lough Key Forest Park

We have moved to a QR code system for annual car-parking passes. You cannot renew or replace an existing access card. Click on the link below to set up a new account and purchase your annual pass. Your existing username and password will not work – you have to set up a new account by &hellip

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Top five Coillte forests for thrillseekers this summer    Mountain biking, ziplining, canoeing and wild camping – ideal activities for outdoor adventurers Top forests include: Wicklow’s Ballinastoe, Cork’s Farran, Roscommon’s Lough Key, Laois’s Glenbarrow and Dublin’s Tibradden Wood 56% of Irish adults are unaware there are 260 recreational forests they can visit mostly for free &hellip

Top 5 Coillte forests for thrillseekers this summer

Activities Come and join us for a unique, exhilarating and fun-filled day out at one of our spectacular 260 recreation sites around Ireland. From remote, off-the-beaten-track treasures like Ards Forest Park in Donegal, to action-packed adventure spots like Lough Key Forest Park in Roscommon, we have somewhere to suit whatever outdoor activity you are looking &hellip

This month Coillte Nature were delighted to host a knowledge-sharing visit from Ian McKee and Tim Cockerill of Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) on the topic of peatland restoration. Ian is the FLS Peatland Technical Advisor and Tim is a Peatland Restoration Forester based in North Highland, and between them they have been involved with &hellip

Scottish Peatland Experts visit Irish Blanket Bog Restoration Sites

The Coillte Nature team has been busy with the detailed surveying, consultation and planning for the Wild Western Peatlands project. This is an ambitious initiative funded by Coillte and the Department of Forestry, Agriculture and the Marine, which will focus on areas of blanket bog and wet heath across the western seaboard which are currently &hellip

Wild Western Peatlands: Surveying and Consulation underway