Outdoor Adventure

Outdoor Adventures

Take it at your own pace - that’s how we do it in Offaly!

Lace-up those hiking boots and trek the Slieve Bloom Mountains or make a splash in a kayak on the Grand Canal. Or maybe you’re feeling super-fit and fancy a cross-country obstacle course ‘neath the shadow of an extinct volcano? Take it at your own pace - that’s how we do it in Offaly!

Lough Boora Discovery Park

Lough Boora Discovery Park

Leave all traces of urban-living behind as you hop on your bike and cycle ‘round the wide open spaces of Lough Boora bog and sculpture park.
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Slieve Bloom Bridge

Walking trails in the Slieve Bloom

The wonderful thing about the Slieve Bloom Mountains (besides being the most unspoilt and uncongested in the country) is that you’ll find trails to suit every ability; from the experienced hiker to the casual stroller.
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Lough Boora Walking with Dog

Treks and Trails

Offaly at the heart of Ireland welcomes the visitor to enormous tracts of wilderness, expanses of bogland, a vast mountain park, esker hills and deep wooded valleys with their streams and rivers.
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Extreme Sport & Adventure

If it's adventure you are after then look no further. Offaly has all the extreme & adventure sports you need.
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Cruising from Banagher

If you like the idea of setting your own course and choosing when and where to stop off and explore, then a cruising trip along the Shannon could be just the ticket.
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Cycling

Within Offaly, there is a feast of great cycling options through a series of scenic routes.
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Fishing on Lake

Fishing

We’re not saying that the fish in Offaly jump into your boat or onto your rod, but we can certainly lay claim to some of the best inland angling waters in the country.
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Birr Equestrian Centre Mountain Trail

Horse Riding

Saddle up and explore a timeless land of wild beauty, dramatic mountains, ever changing woodlands and rust coloured bogs.
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Bird Watching

Bird Watching

For the visiting bird-lover, Offaly offers some of the most varied and satisfying bird-watching opportunities in the country.
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