Birr Castle Demesne welcome you to our Demesne of Discovery, which offers something for everyone to enjoy and is especially interesting and educational for families. Starting with Ireland’s Historic Science Centre in the old stable block, with its café and shop you can then explore 50 hectares of park land, visit the magnificent Formal Gardens and terraces and discover Birr’s world famous engineering and astronomical wonder - the Great Telescope. We look forward to welcoming you on a voyage of Discovery.
Offaly Visitor Attractions
Visitor Attractions in Offaly.
The Irish translation - Cluain Mhic Nois, “meadow of the sons of Nos” is a monastic site overlooking the River Shannon in County Offaly. The extensive ruins include a cathedral, castle, round tower, numerous churches, two important high crosses, and a large collection of early Christian grave slabs. Clonmacnoise was founded in 548 by St. Ciaran, the son of a master craftsman. The settlement soon became a major centre of religion, learning, trade, craftsmanship and politics, thanks in large part to its position at the major. Much more can be seen in the onsite visitor centre and museum.
Charleville Castle - Tullamore, Co Offaly located in County Offaly, in the Midlands of Ireland, and bordering the town of Tullamore near the Shannon River. Charleville Castle is said to be the finest example of gothic-revival architecture in the country. In the 6th century, these lands were part of an ancient monastic site of Lynally, which itself was an ancient Durrow monastic settlement. Charleville Castle is situated in Ireland's most ancient oak woods, once the haunting grounds of Ireland's druids.
Midlands School of Falconry - Kinnitty Castle, Kinnitty, Co Offaly Situated at Kinnitty Castle we provide programmes to suit all ages and abilities; from simple photo opportunities to a hunt in the field
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, Tullamore, Co Offaly is a must see tourist attraction in Tullamore, Co Offaly. Located in the 1897 Tullamore Dew bonded warehouse, it is one of the top things to do in Tullamore. Learn about Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey and Irish Mist liqueur, famous drinks, born in Tullamore.