Lough Boora Discovery Park

A perfect way to experience the unique landscape of Lough Boora

Transformed from its previous incarnation as a commercial bog where peat was harvested to heat homes around the country, today Lough Boora Discovery Park is home to countless species of birds and wildlife, fish-filled lakes and a permanent exhibition of huge outdoor sculptures.

Get on your bike and discover 22kms of scenic trails, including a 9km car-free cycle path for younger cyclists to safely enjoy. It’s the perfect way to experience the unique landscape of Lough Boora along with it’s massive outdoor sculptures, lakes and countless species of birds. 

Bike hire is available on Saturday and Sunday. It can be rented on site or booked on line on the website below:


Experience all that Lough Boora Discovery Park has to offer outdoor enthusiasts, keen botanists, nature lovers, and arts and culture fans including:

  • Three off-road Cycle Routes ranging in distance from 6km to 15.8km
  • Five off-road Walking Routes ranging in distance from 3.3km to 15,8km
  • A dramatic Outdoor Sculpture Park displaying 24 large scale sculptures
  • Four Angling lakes suitable for all abilities.
Phone+353 579340010 or +353 862896397*  *For any emergencies during the autumn and winter months, please contact us via mobile number
AdmissionFree to visit Lough Boora Discovery Park (Car Parking €2)
Opening Times

Lough Boora Discovery Park is open 7 days a week 365 days a year (Visitor Centre 10am to 6pm,

Visitor Centre Café 10am to 6pm until October 2015).

DistanceFrom Tullamore 16KM, Birr 24KM, Edenderry 33KM
AddressLough Boora Discovery Park, Visitor Centre, Boora, Co. Offaly

How to find us