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Lough Boora Parklands

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Address: Boora, West Offaly, Ireland
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+353 57 934 5978

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Went here with my family ,had a great day ,great views, fairy avenue was very fun my daughter loved it ,make sure to bring a comfy pair of shoes and water , lots of walking

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janine M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my family ,had a great day ,great views, fairy avenue was very fun my daughter loved it ,make sure to bring a comfy pair of shoes and water , lots of walking

Thank Janine M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for a good weather days activity. Walk or cycle one of 4 paths. Bikes available to rent and plenty of parking. Beautiful scenery.

Thank bmpecc
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Visited today with my teen son, very well maintained, great facilities, nature, history, art, exercise and fresh air all in one.

Thank MLGVVNE2602
County Offaly, Ireland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went to get some much needed fresh air and exercise after Sunday dinner. Had a very enjoyable evening, felt very refreshed after spending a few lovely hours on a bright but cold Sunday

Thank Michael M
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Lough Bora today with our 2 young children. Really enjoyed our day. We visited here once last year also. Well maintained with nice sculptures and some picnic areas. Today we rented 2 bikes and one trailer for our little boy. The Bikes were tired & tyres a bit soft. Gears were also sticking a little and not all... More 

Thank OrlaHump1
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were passing and decided to drop in for a look, not expecting much but were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful this place was. The paths were well maintained and the sculptures were great. We hired two bikes and a trailer for our daughter. The bikes were in an unfit state to ride unfortunately but the fellas working in the... More 

Thank Brian2507
County Offaly, Ireland
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Peaceful walks with a variety of we'll sign posted tracks to take, ranging in different lengths. Nice to read up on the local history of the place with nice attractions to look at and learn from on route. I liked the variety of old bog trains on display, the Mesolithic route and The Offaly way. Lough Boora is a great... More 

Thank Lorcan C
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

brought Australian visitor to Boora on a sunny winter morning and loved every minute of out 4 hours there one went on a long walking trail and the rest of us did the sculptor trail and we all loved and will be back well worth the drive

Thank malbayone
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I cant believe Ive been to the midlands so many time without finding this place, its a great way to spend the afternoon. A beautiful plave with some fantastic views of the midlands bogs and Bord na Mona's rail network. There are some bike trails and a bike rental option thats worth the time, the views are fantastic and the... More 

Thank John K
Seoul, South Korea
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Dont know why I didnt go here sooner. Everything about the place is great. Loads of signage to help you find the park to begin with. Nice entrance, great maps, helpful staff. More than anything we walked for HOURS and saw loads of wildlife and flower, plants, mushrooms. Lots for kids here. Would bring a bike or rent one the... More 

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