Visitor information

Lough Boora Visitors Notice

Lough Boora Park walkways remain open.  

Lough Boora Discovery Park is reopening some of our facilities on a limited basis. Please adhere to signage and one-way system when on site. Thanks for your co-operation.

From June 20th the following is open:

  • Café is open for takeaway service
  • Bike hire open on a limited basis
  • Toilets open on a limited basis
  • Car park open to 7pm only

The Visitor’s Centre will remain closed for now.

Please adhere to all social distancing and directions on display in the park.

Please note that at present, there is a one-way walking system inside the park due to Covid-19 health protection measures.

Click the map to download the one-way system map.


Lough Boora Discovery Park is located in County Offaly and is open 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. Discover all that Lough Boora has to offer.

Tel: 057 9340010
Mob: 086 2896397*

*For any emergencies during the autumn and winter months, please contact us via mobile.

Summer opening hours:

Lough Boora Discovery Park is open seven days a week, 365 days a year

Visitor Centre, Cafe, and Bike Hire

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Lough Boora Visitor Centre is closed and there is limited access to toilets and bike-hire until further notice. We encourage anyone walking in the park to observe social distancing etiquette of at least 2 metres. Please follow the one-way system around the parkland.

Dogs are welcome in the park but must be kept on leads thank you.

Car parking :

The official car park is open until 7pm only. Gates close strictly at this time.


Visitors Centre 2Facilities

Access visitor information, public toilets, a cafe, picnic area and car park – all walking and cycling routes start from the new Visitor Centre.

Maps-and-trails-2Maps and trails

Lough Boora Discovery Park offers five routes for all ages, abilities and interests. Prepare for your next visit and download our detailed route maps.

cyclingcoupleHow to get here

Located in the heart of Ireland, Lough Boora Discovery Park can be accessed from Tullamore, Birr and Clonmacnoise.



Prepare for your trip to Lough Boora: