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Fantastic park to go for a walk and a cycle , you can rent bikes on site.Staff are very friendly... read more

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brendan c
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Fabulous place to visit open heatland forrests three lakes fantastic wildlife faboulous walks and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tullamore, Ireland
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“hired bikes”(6 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
Tullamore, Ireland
+353 57 934 0010
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Visited Lough Boora early May with a group of Brownies. Had a fantastic time . The facility is free. There is a small car park charge €4. Pat and all the team at the bike hire couldn't be more helpful sorting out the bikes for...More

3  Thank joan948
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We had a bad start to our days cycling. My wife and two children 8 and 10 decided to eat in the small cafe before heading out on our cycle. I have never seen so many wasps in one place. This was an annoyance, but...More

2  Thank owen f
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic park to go for a walk and a cycle , you can rent bikes on site.Staff are very friendly, lovely little coffee shop

Thank brendan c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place to visit open heatland forrests three lakes fantastic wildlife faboulous walks and hiking trails healthy clean air miles of bike trails fairy forts bicycles for hire lovely place for both adults and children world renowned sculpture beautiful restaurant/cafe ample parking

Thank goy359
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an unbelievable place to walk,cycle just chill and enjoy nature and all the natural beauty around you there. Suits couples,families or someone just wanting some tranquil time,sit and enjoy a coffee before you leave. Recommend this highly don't leave the area without visiting.

Thank GoPlaces679277
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely experience, lake was so relaxing and walkways were very tranquil with all the fabulous art and sculptures. Bike hire was available but we were not geared for it. Cafe food was tastefully and perfect for our needs as we only wanted a snack after...More

Thank carslattery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic staff, rented bikes and cart for tye child. 3 different length cycle routes depending on fitness or age. Loads of little things for children, they won't be stuck for something to do.

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This place is so besutiful, lovely walk or cycle out here, so many beautiful different things to see highly reccomend visiting here.

Thank SarahE2535
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have visited this place about four occasions in all. All I can say was it was really magical.The first time We visited there was no bike rental or tea roomsand now look at all the facilities. Each time we visited it was truely memorable....More

Thank nighriallais
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I drive from Dublin to Boora about once a month to hike and bird watch. During the summer the walking trails are a riot of colour with wonderful plans in place for the ground nesting birds. Boora is the centre for the...More

1  Thank ProfessorRathgar
Reviewed 9 September 2018 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 27 August 2018 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
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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.