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Great family days out in Offaly’s great outdoors ….
Family Fun Things To Do
Lough Boora Discovery Park, transformed from a commercial bog including a fairy avenue, sculpture park, fish-filled lakes, cycling and walking tracks with bike hire and visitor centre with great cafe.
Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre with the largest treehouse adventure area includes bouncey pillow and picnic area. This is where science and nature collide, home to the great telescope. Enjoy the Courtyard Cafe and Gift Shop.
Clonmacnoise a world class monastic gem which is home to three high crosses, a cathedral, seven churches and two round towers as well as an excellent visitor centre.
The Slieve Bloom Mountains have trails to suit all ages and ability with spectacular views across Ireland’s midlands. Be sure to visit the village of Kinnity and the Pyramid.
The River Shannon is one of the finest natural inland waterways in Europe, drive or cruise and visit Banagher or Shannon Bridge. Shannon Ferries offer great cruise hire options.
Tullamore D.E.W. Visitor Centre is not just for whiskey lovers. The old bonded warehouse on the banks of the Grand Canal in Tullamore town offers visitors the chance to the history and heritage of this iconic brand through the ages with three uniqiue visitor experiences to choose from.
Pet Farms in Offaly where you will have a fantastic family fun day out. A fantastic hands-on animal experience for kids and families a like. Pet Farms are a great place where kids can spend time in an entertaining and educative atmosphere watching and learning about live animals. Children learn all about the farm animals and are allowed to get up close and in some instances participate in feeding the animals. Most of Offaly’s Pet farms run family events throughout the year and offer great value.
See What’s on in Offaly for details of upcoming festivals and Family fun events
For Opening times of the different venues Visit Offaly
Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre
Pet Farms in Offaly
The River Shannon
Lough Boora Discovery Park