Connemara National Park, managed by the National Parks and Wildlife service, is one of six national parks in Ireland.
The park was opened to the public in 1980 and features 2,957 hectares of mountains, bogland, heaths, grasslands and forests. There is also history within the park with a 19th-century graveyard as well as 4,000-year-old megalithic court tombs.
There are numerous types of interesting flora throughout the park adding plenty of colour, while wildlife is also popular throughout the park. You will also find picnic areas, a children’s playground, tea room, an exhibition and audio visual on Connemara’s landscape and Connemara ponies, along with numerous activities to part take in such as guided natures walks.