Visitor information

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.

Autumn and winter opening hours:

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

Visitor Centre, car park and toilet facilities:

Our official car park and cafe are now only OPEN ONLY ON WEEKENDS from 10am-5pm (Halloween midterm – open all week).

Access remains OPEN to the park on weekdays. Parking can be acquired on adjacent roads on weekdays.

Visitor Centre Cafe

The cafe is now only OPEN ONLY ON WEEKENDS from 10am-5pm

(Halloween midterm – open all week 10am-5pm).

Bike Hire

Bike hire is available during daylight hours – call Pat Barrett on 086 8895194
Please call ahead to confirm your booking and bike hire availability.


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


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: