Discover Ireland's Heartland

We are in the beautiful Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and border Ireland’s Ancient East and only minutes with the magnificent Slieve Bloom Mountains and the beautiful Lough Derg and River Shannon.

Let us tempt you into exploring the heart of Ireland.

Fernery Waterfall Autumn

Visit Offaly

County Offaly has an abundant variety of natural environment and heritage, however is relatively undiscovered in tourism terms. We welcome you to explore our beautiful county.

Slieve Bloom

Immerse yourself in the serene landscapes of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, where verdant trails wind through sun-dappled woodlands and vibrant meadows. Lose yourself in the melodious symphony of chirping birdsong as you indulge in the exhilarating experiences offered by epic hikes, invigorating horseback adventures, and thrilling mountain bike rides. Feel the invigorating breeze caress your skin and rejuvenate your spirit as you explore this breath-taking natural playground.

Slieve Bloom Walkway Family Dog
Lough Boora Stone Pyramid

Discover the magic of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands

Discover the serene allure of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands, a pristine realm where time seems to slow down. Tune into the gentle melodies of babbling brooks, embark on tranquil kayak journeys along scenic watercourses, and venture into enchanting woodlands filled with captivating paths.

Wander through vast stretches of boglands, traverse majestic mountain ranges, and wander through expansive valleys. Explore the quaint riverside settlements sprinkled across this captivating landscape. Take moments to fully immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings; nowhere else compares to this unique experience.

Discover Lough Derg

Embrace the breathtaking landscapes, serene lake views, and rich heritage that adorn the shores of Lough Derg. Tucked between counties Clare, Tipperary, and Galway, this 179km stretch of shoreline serves as the Southern gateway to Ireland's Hidden Heartlands. Immerse yourself in nature on verdant walking and cycling trails, indulge in exhilarating water sports such as canoeing, waterskiing, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding, or simply unwind with a leisurely sail or fishing excursion. Spanning over 40km from Portumna in the north to Killaloe/Ballina in the south, the vibrant towns and villages along the coastline exude a unique charm, offering warm hospitality and tantalizing local cuisine. With stunning lake views around every bend, Lough Derg beckons you to explore, embrace, and savor its wonders.

Silverline Cruises Family Boat
Clara Nature Bog Walk

Ireland's Ancient East

Embark on a journey through Ireland's Ancient East, where the past seamlessly merges with the present. Delight in unforgettable culinary adventures, stroll along the quaint cobblestone streets of medieval villages, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the region's gardens.

Listen to captivating local legends and mythical tales during vibrant walking tours, or step back in time while exploring ancient monastic sites. Then, embark on exhilarating mountain hikes and afterwards, indulge in the cultural treasures found within the vibrant cities.