Visitor information

Lough Boora Visitors Notice for Covid-19 guidelines

Lough Boora walkways remain open.  

Lough Boora Discovery Park is open on a limited basis. Please adhere to signage and the one-way system when on site. Thanks for your co-operation.

Please adhere to Government guidelines of the day. 

  • Wider park trails are open 7 days a week.
  • Main car park is open for use and the parking charge is €5.
  • Bike hire is presently available on Saturday & Sunday. 
  • The Organic Kitchen is open daily. 

These arrangements will be regularly reviewed. 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.

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.



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

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

How 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: