Things to Do

Activities and attractions in and around Birr, County Offaly

BIRR is a vibrant town with a hum of activity and there is a warm sense of community spirit.

Birr with its castle and formal gardens, as well as elegant tree-lined streets, is one of Ireland’s premier heritage towns and the visitors will find much to do.

The important early religious settlement of Clonmacnoise with its three well-preserved High Crosses is a name with a unique resonance in Irish monastic history and is one of the county’s most impressive sites.

Providing a 21st century contrast the magical Lough Boora Parklands is a fascinating place to potter around.

With its unique sculptures representing some of the most creative environmental outdoor works of art to be found anywhere in Ireland.

A host of activities,from walking in the Slieve Bloom Mountains,cycling along marked trails,as well as fishing,golfing,horse riding and watersports are waiting for you.

Come to Offaly and stay with us in Birr.and you will find a wealth of pubs and restaurants and all with a genuine friendly welcome.

What are you waiting for?There’s so much to see and enjoy right in the Heart of Ireland.

Stay with us and Visit Moneygall the Ancestral Home of President Barack Obama of the United States of America, only 20 minute drive away.

Birr Skate Park is another new attraction for our youth and is within walking distance from our Guesthouse.

For anybody that enjoys long walks, Birr town has now got additional walks through our beautiful Camcor Park, and also you can stop along the way to enjoy a cup of coffee in one of our many Coffee Shops.

Birr Heritage Town - County Offaly Ireland