Wicklow Mountains National Park: Bat Walk, Thursday 12th July 2018

Date Released: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Watch hundreds of bats emerge from their roost at dusk. Walk through the dark woodlands listening to the bats with bat detectors. See Daubenton’s bats swooping over the water.

Bring a torch & insect repellent. All are welcome. Booking is not required.

Where: Meet at the Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough

When: Thursday 12th July @9.30pm

Duration: between 1.5 to 2 hours

Practicalities: This event is suitable for all ages. Please leave your dog at home. This event is free of charge but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow County Council) has a €4 charge for car parking. 

Booking: Not necessary! For more information, please phone the National Park Information Office 0404 45425 

This event is organised by education staff based at Wicklow Mountains National Park who are employed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service under the aegis of Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

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