Gormanston Park

Secondary School Groups

Gormanston Park Campus is located on a spectacular 110-acre campus. The campus has multiple indoor and outdoor sporting facilities, classroom and lecture halls, all surrounded by beautiful forest walks and our own Gormanston Castle. It is the perfect location to bring school groups for educational and sporting day trips.

With over 450 beds on the campus and a large restaurant that seats up to 300 people, we can also organise exciting overnight programmes for your school groups.

Gormanston Park Facilities

forest walks
quality catering
classrooms with A/V equipmemts
large assembly hall
outdoor pitches
indoor pitches
group accommodation
bush craft

We offer a range a courses for secondary school groups and specifically for transition year students.

camp fire

Half Day Programme

Morning or Afternoon

full day sport programme

Full Day Programme

Catered lunch option available in our restaurant


Overnight & Weekend Programmes

Full-board catering included

Gorman stone park secondary school

School Groups

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Transition Year

Wellbeing Day

Programmes We Offer

Sports & Bushcraft Programme

We can cater for school groups from 30 to 200 students for half day or full day courses including multiple sports, bushcraft and orienteering.

Wellbeing Day

We work with a group of interfaith trainers to deliver our school retreats. Our campus creates the perfect natural environment for delivering these programmes. 

Our Location is just 20 mins away from Dublin Airport

Located in the vast 110-acre campus, the perfect location to host indoor and outdoor sporting facilities, all surrounded by beautiful forest walks and our own Gormanston Castle.

Half-Day Sample Programme

13:30 –16:00Sports Complex (Basketball, Volleyball, Indoor Football, Squash & Table Tennis)
Max 100 students
13:30 – 16:00Bushcraft in Gormanston Park Forest
Max 30 students
13:30 – 16:00Orienteering on Gormanston Park 110-acre Campus & Forest
Max 60 students
13:30 – 16:00Outdoor Rugby, Soccer & GAA Skills with coaches
Max 90 students

Retreat Sample Programme

09:30 – 10:00Welcome
10:00 – 10:45The Mystery of Life
11:00 – 12:00Muck & Magic
Connecting to nature (in the forest)
12:00 – 1230Games
12:30 – 13:15Lunch in Restaurant
13:15 –14:00Diversity & Inclusion
14:00 –14:45The Power of Connection
14:45 – 15:00Wrap Up & Goodbyes