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We LOVED this place!!!

We stopped here on our last full day in Ireland after visiting all over for 2 weeks. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
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Brilliant place

Love Boora bog.. I live nearby. It's a magical place. The cafe could do with a better menu and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann M
County Offaly, Ireland
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“walk or cycle”(8 reviews)
“hire bikes”(8 reviews)
“coffee shop”(13 reviews)
Lough Boora Discovery Park is made up of more than 2,000 hectares of cutaway boglands have been rehabilitated to provide a world class resource of scale which is open access for people to enjoy 365 days a year. It is a haven of flora and fauna for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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All reviewswalk or cyclehire bikescoffee shopon sitefantastic placebig hitall agesbeautiful parklandinteresting sculpturessculpture traillong cyclevisited todaywell worth a visitbrowniefantastic valuethomas the tank engineprotected area
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our last full day in Ireland after visiting all over for 2 weeks. We were driving from Galway to Dublin for our flight home and planned this stop to give our kids a break from the car. I’m SO glad we...More

Thank LaloMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Boora bog.. I live nearby. It's a magical place. The cafe could do with a better menu and upkeep but not too bad.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not something we planned to do on our trip to Ireland, but we sure are glad we did. This protected area has a very thoughtfully planned visitor center and walking trails. It was so nice to get out into the countryside and quietly...More

Thank dct37
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very good. 10 mile cycle. All kids enjoyed it. Bike rental reasonable. The coffee shop quite expensive.

Thank markconnolly73
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Entrance free. Bicycles can be hired. Walk ways cycle ways beautiful scenery. Loads of discovery places for children and adults alike from fairy fort to megalithic monuments (didn’t get to see them) you could spend days here and not get it all seen. Lovely coffee...More

Thank Della B
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Attended local youth musical evening. Great atmosphere and talent. Good facilities- reception/bar, rest room, etc

Thank michelle242018
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous place to visit with both young and old. We rented bikes and done the full tour.. we had two teen age boys with us and they loved it.. also great for younger kids has they have a gorgeous fairy walk

Thank CiaraD20
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I spent a glorious morning in Lough Boora this week, walked the long cycle track, which is just lovely. Coming from this a will be back again and again. Flat terrain for walking, interspersed with lots of history and wildlife, ponds and the glorious morning...More

Thank mary-b-clare
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Discovery is the right description for this wonderful nature park. It is very well laid out with a great variety of walks and installations for all ages and plenty of explanations of what is to be seen. The views over the landscape are magnificent and...More

Thank Cherry P
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Spent a magical day in Lough Boora yesterday. It is a wonderful place to bring the kids with plenty of adventure and things to explore. The only cost is the €4 for the car park, which I believe is amazing value for a family day...More

Thank Leeagh
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28 October 2017|
Response from bryan l | Reviewed this property |
Its possible to hire a bike with a small trailer with a kids seat
15 October 2016|
Response from Deirdre F | Reviewed this property |
no there is no public transport to this area
John D
17 February 2015|
Response from larco1979 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they ask that you keep them on a leash because of the wildlife and some protected birds.