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Open Thursday - Monday 10:00 - 16:00, closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Explore Beyond the Trees Avondale
Beyond the Trees Avondale Beyond the Trees Avondale

On-Site
Amenities

The location of all the amenities can be found on the site map below.

Beyond the Trees Avondale
  • Parking

    A large carpark is available within the forest park. Accessible parking and Age friendly parking are marked.  Designated coach parking bays are also available within the carpark along with a number of E-Charging stations.

    A €5 parking charge applies which can be paid by contactless payment on entry to the carpark or booked in advance here.  The Coillte Access pass provides unlimited use of all of the Coillte Forest Park carparks throughout the country for a one year period.  More information on the Coillte Access pass is available here.

  • Toilets

    Male and female toilets are available in the carpark, on the ground floor of the Seed Café and at the base of the viewing tower*.  Accessible toilets are also available within the Seed Café and in the courtyard where a Changing Place facility is available.

    * A ticket for the Treetop Walk is required to access the Viewing Tower area including these toilets.

  • Dog walking

    You are welcome to bring your dog along for a walk during your visit to the Forest Park. Please note that we have an on lead only policy throughout the Forest Park. We also request that owners pick up their dog poo and bring it home with them. We do not provide bins for dog poo and request that all abide by the Leave No Trace principles.

    Dogs, other than guide dogs, are not allowed in the Seed Café, Avondale House or on the Treetop Walk and Viewing Tower.

  • Picnic

    Picnic tables are available in areas around the forest park.  BBQ grids have been provided on picnic tables near the carpark. BBQs are not permitted in other areas of the forest park.  Please make sure you follow the principles of Leave No Trace and bring any rubbish, including BBQs, home with you.

  • Playground

    There is an adventurous children’s playground located in the Walled Garden beside the Seed Café.  Children should be supervised by a responsible adult while using the playground.

  • Café

    The Seed Café is located beside the large Walled Garden after the Orientation Centre.  Follow the signs from the carpark and find out more about what is on offer here.

  • Opening Hours

    Details of the opening hours for the Forest Park, carpark, Seed Café and Treetop walk and viewing tower can be viewed on the Opening Hours page.

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