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Lough Boora Parklands

Boora, West Offaly, Ireland
+353 57 934 5978
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Lough Bora

We visited Lough Bora today with our 2 young children. Really enjoyed our day. We visited here once... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Art, Nature, history and good food

We were passing and decided to drop in for a look, not expecting much but were pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Boora, West Offaly, Ireland
+353 57 934 5978
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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

We visited Lough Bora today with our 2 young children. Really enjoyed our day. We visited here once last year also. Well maintained with nice sculptures and some picnic areas. Today we rented 2 bikes and one trailer for our little boy. The Bikes were...More

Thank OrlaHump1
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We were passing and decided to drop in for a look, not expecting much but were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful this place was. The paths were well maintained and the sculptures were great. We hired two bikes and a trailer for our daughter. The...More

Thank Brian2507
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Peaceful walks with a variety of we'll sign posted tracks to take, ranging in different lengths. Nice to read up on the local history of the place with nice attractions to look at and learn from on route. I liked the variety of old bog...More

Thank Lorcan C
Reviewed November 21, 2016

brought Australian visitor to Boora on a sunny winter morning and loved every minute of out 4 hours there one went on a long walking trail and the rest of us did the sculptor trail and we all loved and will be back well worth...More

Thank malbayone
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I cant believe Ive been to the midlands so many time without finding this place, its a great way to spend the afternoon. A beautiful plave with some fantastic views of the midlands bogs and Bord na Mona's rail network. There are some bike trails...More

Thank John K
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Dont know why I didnt go here sooner. Everything about the place is great. Loads of signage to help you find the park to begin with. Nice entrance, great maps, helpful staff. More than anything we walked for HOURS and saw loads of wildlife and...More

1  Thank ShaunaB87
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Lough Boora is a fantastic resource and a fine example of corporate responsibility. Bord na Móna are to be highly commended for their investment in this amenity. It is an unusual landscape and somewhat spiritual in nature. Entry is free unless you are parking at...More

Thank EJMeath2015
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great place to go, rent a bike, there is a cafe, toilet, visitor centre - everything you need to spend an active day with your family.

Thank Joannawww
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a family day out here recently and loved it. Will defintely go back. Ideal for adults and families alike

Thank Dara2010
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Took myself and 3 daughters here for the afternoon, parked and hired bikes. In fairness you cannot complain about 3e for child and 5 for adult for afternoon, they say an hour but we were gone for 3 for the same price. Lovely bunch at...More

Thank Olga R
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Is there a way of getting to lough boora with public transport??
October 15, 2016|
Response from Deirdre F | Reviewed this property |
no there is no public transport to this area
John D
Are dogs welcome ?
February 16, 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.