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 - Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Rosse Row, Birr, Co. Offaly

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre
This magnificent castle is a rare gem in the heart of Ireland and part of Ireland and is currently home to the 7th Earl of Rosse, William Brendan Parsons and Alison Lady Rosse. The castle tour includes a 45-minute guided tour of the main reception rooms. A guide will lead you through the


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. 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.


Offaly - Ballybrittan Castle

Edenderry, Co. Offaly

Ballybrittan Castle
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.

Leap Castle
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



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