Lough Boora Discovery Park
Near Midlands Park Hotel
Lough Boora Discovery Park is located in Co. Offaly and just under 45 minutes from Midlands Park Hotel in Laois and is open all year round. With access for all ages and abilities, this amenity can be explored for its outdoor activities, nature and biodiversity, sculptures and historical Mesolithic Site.
Visit Lough Boora Discovery Park
Located in the heart of Ireland near Tullamore, Birr and Clonmacnois, explore the unique beauty of Lough Boora Discovery Park. Relax with friends and family amidst breathtaking landscapes and enjoy the simple things while spending quality time making memories to treasure. There’s a variety of things to see and do at Lough Boora Discovery Park. It’s a family friendly environment with a host of free activities for all ages. There are picnic and play areas and a fairy trail which are all accessible for buggies and wheelchair users. Why not hire a bike and explore the sculpture part or enjoy walking on the many off road trails.
Sculptures at Lough Boora
Lough Boora is home to some of the most innovative land and environmental sculptures in Ireland. The artists, inspired by the rich natural and industrial legacy of the bog lands, have created a series of large-scale sculptures that are now part of the park’s permanent collection. A paradise for outdoor enthusiasts interested in its unique flora and wildlife, the Sculpture Park’s route is enhanced by 24 innovative works of art that dramatically change the landscape with varying contrast depending on the weather, throughout the seasons and over time.
Walking & Cycling Trails
Walk or cycle the park’s five main trails or take up watch in one of the many bird hides to unearth the park’s natural treasures, resident species and migrant birds. An abundance of flora displays can be found in the park throughout the seasons and wildlife can be spotted amongst the grasslands, lakes and wetlands. Lough Boora consists of a magnificent collection of natural and manmade lakes. Explore 50km of trails, natural re-colonisation and pastureland which provide a new habitat for the park’s biodiversity.
Stay at the 4-star Midlands Park Hotel
After a busy day discovering Lough Boora, return to the Midlands Park Hotel where our luxurious accommodation has been designed with your comfort in mind, creating a completely relaxing atmosphere for a perfect night’s sleep. For a wonderful dining experience choose Kelly’s Steakhouse which offers a combination of French bistro dining and steakhouse or experience The Charter Bar & Eatery which is the ideal place to sit back and relax soaking up the warm atmosphere while having a drink after your busy day. As our guest, you will receive complimentary access to our state of the art award-winning health & fitness club and gym including our 22-meter swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room.
Visit Lough Boora Discovery Park and connect with nature during your stay at Midlands Park Hotel.
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