Things to do

Things to do

We’re here, waiting to welcome you Offaly-style; as relaxed and easygoing as our landscapes of sparkling lakes and waterways, gently rolling mountains and wide open peatlands. And no pressure to “switch off” - instead we invite you to simply switch gears.

     Slieve Bloom Walkers

For walkers, cyclists and lovers of the great outdoors, why not visit Lough Boora Discovery Park which has something for you. Featuring walking and biking trails that stretch from 3km to 16km, you can enjoy an abundance of wild flowers and wildlife along the way. This is also where art meets nature and you’ll see a series of 24 innovative sculptures that dramatically change the landscape.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lough Boora 2             

Throughout the county cruising,equestrian,golfing, and fishing enthusiasts are well catered for. The Grand Canal transverses the county from Edenderry and joins the River Shannon at Shannon Harbour. Edenderry is a noted angling centre. The Shannon callows are of European importance for a number of bird species..

 Grand Canal 2

Shane Lowry

Golfing in Offaly

Offaly's golf courses are gorgeously challenging and every hole deserves to be played at least twice. Offaly is also home to tour professional Shane Lowry who was born in Clara, County Offaly and learned his early golf at Esker Hills Golf Club.
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