Petersburg offers activity
programmes for Schools,
Youth Clubs, Youth Cafés, Foróige groups and Neighbourhood Youth Projects. Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre provides a wide range of outdoor activities suitable for most age groups. See our gallery for photos of the various activities.
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All of our adventure sports are on offer for
. Adults may want these at a more advanced level or even complete a training course. Residential and non residential corporate team building can be provided. Specialist
can also be run in spectacular natural surroundings.
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Directions And Map
Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre is located on the southern shore of Lough Mask Co. Galway, with Lough Corrib reaching to the South, the Maamturk and Partry Mountains to the West, and the limestone plains of Galway and State forests to the East. The area consists of 18 acres with a further 16 acres of an island 300 metres from the shallow shore of Lough Mask. For more details on directions to the centre visit our West of Ireland Outdoor Education - Location, Directions & Map page.
History and Development
Petersburg House was the ancestral home of a branch of the Lynch family of Galway. The family were granted land around the shores of Lough Mask under a policy of 'Surrender and Re-grant' and the 'Big House' was built in 1715. Read more >>
You can contact us by using the contact details at the end of each page or by using the contact form here >>
Our Photo Gallery contains photographs of recent visitors to the centre and pictures of our various activities.
Been to Petersburg recently and fancy seeing your picture on our website? Just email us your best shots! View the Gallery >>
What to Bring
Coming to Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre? Here is a list of what you'll need to bring with you. What to Bring >>