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Lough Boora - Farmlands Loop Walk
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Explore the beauty of Lough Boora Discovery Park on an easy 6km loop around this unique Irish habitat. Encompassing stunning lakes and parklands, this County Offaly gem showcases plenty of flora and wildlife too.

Home to fascinating natural habitats, discover the raw beauty of Lough Boora Discovery Park via its delightful Farmland Loop.

Taking 90 minutes to complete, this easy trail follows lush farmland and bog road. Winding around the park itself, the trail leads walkers across charming scenery, past Tumduff Mór Wetlands and skirts serene angling lakes too.

A truly picturesque walking trail, it’s ideal for photographers and bird watching enthusiasts – you’ll spot a bird hide providing a sheltered vantage point along the way.

Look out for cattle, sheep, birds, anglers and even model aeroplanes as you make your way along this pretty trail that showcases the County Offaly landscape in all its glory.

With picnic areas and a visitor centre café on site, you’ll have ample opportunity to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Trail details
Type
loop
Grade
Easy
Length
6km
Estimated time
1 hour 30 minutes
Why we like it
  • Lough Boora Discovery Park boasts outdoor activities, nature and biodiversity, sculptures, and is home to an historic Mesolithic site.
  • Take a break at the park’s picnic and play areas, or take the delightful fairy trail – all accessible for both buggies and wheelchair users
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