Birr Castle & Gardens

Birr Castle and Science Centre are both rich in amazing feats of science and engineering as well as rare trees and flowers, wonderful wildlife, and walks along peaceful rivers and the lake.

Birr Equestrian Centre

Birr Equestrian Centre is A.I.R.E. and Fáilte Ireland approved and all instructors are certified by the British Horse Society. Located in Birr we offer riding lessons; cross country treks and tuition.

Leap Castle ( Haunted )

Visits to Leap Castle are by appointment with Sean Ryan the owner who can also be reached at 086 8690547. Thank you and enjoy your visit!!

Lough Bora 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.

Slieve Bloom Mountains

Sliabh Bloom Mountain Walks at their  highest point, called Arderin or ‘the height of Ireland’, is at 527 m, the isolated range of the Slieve Bloom Mountains have a presence that belies their height. Read More >>


Carrick Craft Cruises

Cruising along the majestic waters of the Shannon and the Erne as they slowly meander their way through Ireland’s rich countryside is an ideal way to sample the laid back way of life which is synonymous with rural Ireland.


Tullamore Dew Whiskey

Our old Bonded Warehouse sits on the banks of Tullamore’s Grand Canal. Since 1829, we’ve sent our whiskey out to the world. Nowadays, we invite the world to come to us, and share the story of how our whiskey got its character.


An Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon. The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches and two round towers, three high crosses.

Other nearby places worth a visit are
Barrick Obama          Read More >>>  
Bike park Ireland       Read More >>>  
Gloster House           Read More >>>  
County Arms Hotel   Read More >>>  
Nearby Roscrea        Read More >>>

Dublin 130 km    Limerick 78 km   Galway 101 km    Cliffs Of Moher 118 km    Rosslare Ferry 167 km

Minnocks Guesthouse B&B accommodation is located in Birr county Offaly. Free Wi-Fi is provided for all guests as well as a En-suite room with tea and coffee facilities. Minnocks Bed and Breakfast is a boutique style B&B located on the N62 Road just outside Birr offering affordable accommodation to the modern traveller.