Scoodoo Trail – Museum of Country Life, Turlough, Co. Mayo, March – September 2013


Scoodoos at Turlough

 SCOODOO TRAIL

An educational and fun filled event at the National Museum of Country Life in Turlough, near Castlebar, Co. Mayo

March 2013 – September 2013

Scoodoo Sculpture Trail

The Scoodoo Trail feature 18 Scoodoo sculptures placed around the grounds of Turlough House, home to the National Museum of Country life. This is a perfect setting for Scoodoos, where many fine mature trees grow.

Visitors can pick up a leaflet with map from the visitor centre and find the Scoodoos. As you walk around the grounds you can read information about the trees where the Scoodoos appear.

A big Scoodoo welcomes visitors to the Turlough House and Hardens, home of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

A big Scoodoo welcomes visitors to the Turlough House and Hardens, home of the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

 

Competition

Each Scoodoo has a name, and if you collect all the names and write them down on a map, you can enter into a draw; the prize is a Scoodoo sculpture for you.

DOWNLOAD COMPETITION ENTRY FORM

There will be lots of information about the trees in Turlough house and the Scodoos too when the trail is open on March 7th.

Scoodoos under big beech trees

Scoodoos under big beech trees

National Tree Week

The Scoodoo Trail and workshop was held to celebrate National Tree Week, March 3rd- 10th. This is an annual event organised by the Tree Council of Ireland.

More Info about National Tree Week

 GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ALL THE TREES FEATURED IN THE SCOODOOS TREE TRAIL

A Scoodoo made from red dogwood srtems

A Scoodoo made from red dogwood srtems