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Tymon Park

Tymon Park is a valuable resource for the local communities and the surrounding hinterland. It provides opportunities for a wide range of outdoor active and passive recreational activities for all age groups including walking, jogging and participation in active sport, principally field sports. It is a popular venue for many public events such as tournaments, band recitals, film/television shoots, family festivals in the summer, cross country races and circus performances.

Tymon Park Forest is designed to produce a rich and diverse woodland landscape for a total of 125 different species. It includes four stands of predominantly mature beech with the greater proportion of the woodlands consist of randomly grouped and intimate mixtures of predominantly broadleaf species including beech, poplar, ash, chestnut, willow, maples, sycamore and birch. Alder, hazel, and hawthorn predominate as woodland margins. The has a number of woodland trails which include the provision of way-markers and signs to guide the visitor along woodland trails with an on-site interpretation of woodland features where appropriate. Tymon Park is fortunate to have a supply of water from the River Poddle. The park features two lakes with interconnecting water features. The environment around the lakes is enhanced by a comprehensive system of pedestrian paths and bridges and substantial tree and shrub planting making it the recreational focal point in the Park. All the water features provide valuable habitat for up to 92 species of flora and fauna and a breeding ground for the popular water-fowl. Although large areas of the park are occupied by playing pitches there is still a diverse range of habitats that can be grouped under the categories of woodland, waterside, hedgerow, grassland and wasteland. With five recorded species being protected under the Republic of Ireland 1976 Wildlife Act

Opening Hours

November, December and January 10.00am - 5.00pm,
February and March 10.00am - 6.00pm,
April and October 10.00am - 7.00pm,
May and September 10.00am - 8.00pm,
June, July and August 10.00am - 9.00pm