Castles/Gardens in Offaly

Ireland is awash with beautiful Castles & Gardens, many on your doorstep and others only a short drive away. Below we've included some of the most popular ones. Click on a Castle/Garden venue below to get more information.

Offaly - Lough Boora Discovery Park

Boora, Co. Offaly
Lough Boora Discovery Park

Lough Boora Discovery Park is located in County Offaly and is open year-round. Suitable and accessible for all ages and abilities, visitors can explore its outdoor activities, nature and biodiversity, sculptures and historical Mesolithic Site. Discover all that Lough Boora has to offer.

Offaly - Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Rosse Row, Birr, Co. Offaly
Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Hidden treasures and firm favourites – with something for every visitor. Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre remains one of Irelands top attractions. New this season is the amazing Easter Quest which will take the young and maybe not so young explorers on a journey through time,

Offaly - Ballybrittan Castle

Edenderry, Co. Offaly
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An extended tower-house which takes its name from the townland of Ballybrittan, near Edenderry, Co. Offaly. Although a major portion of the castle was taken down in the 19th Century the overall suite of buildings is regarded as one of the best surviving examples of this house type. It stil

Offaly - Leap Castle

Clareen, Birr, Co Offaly.
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Leap Castle, Known as Irelands most haunted castle is only open to visitors on request. Small groups catered for and Banquets on request. The OCarrolls, princes of Ely, built it as their main stronghold in 1250 A.D. It was erected on a most commanding site facing the Great Pass through t