Moonlit Bat Safari at Ards Forest Park


8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Donegal, Donegal

Event Type

Join us for a batty evening of family friendly fun at the amazing Ards Forest Park.  Learn all about the bats that call the forest home, why we need bats for better biodiversity, make some batty crafts and go on a moonlit bat walk around the park with special bat detecting equipment.  We have teamed up with Donegal County Council’s Biodiversity Officer to showcase why we need biodiversity and how each of us can boost biodiversity at home, workplace and school.  Refreshments provided.

Location (including meeting point, if relevant): Creeslough Community Centre for the bat talk then we will drive to Ards Forest Park, Co. Donegal for the bat walk.

Booking essential: email

Any participant requirements:
– Free event
– Suitable for children aged 7+
– All children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times
– Participants are advised to wear a warm waterproof coat and strong footwear
– In event of bad weather, the event will be rescheduled and participants will be informed by email of new arrangements
– Please let us know any access or dietary requirements in the booking form

Accessibility and other special requirements:
The event is wheelchair accessible.   We will drive from Creeslough Community Centre to Ards Forest Park before sunset so we can start the walk as bats emerge from their roosts.

This event is free and open to all who register to attend.   This event is being held as part of Biodiversity Week 2024.

Moonlit Bat Safari at Ards Forest Park, Co. Donegal