Borris-in-Ossory is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Laois as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Ballaghmore Castle and the fantastic Donaghmore Workhouse Museum. If you have time, don’t miss Aghaboe Abbey and Slieve Bloom.
There are plenty of sites and attractions to discover near Borris-in-Ossory. Make sure you schedule plenty of time to take in them all. History buffs will enjoy Leap Castle in Roscrea.
Take a break from sightseeing and play a game of golf at the Abbeyleix Golf Club in Abbeyleix.
Nearby O'Moore Park, Portlaoise is the perfect place to experience Laois’s passion for Gaelic football, and to see local favorites, the Laois GAA, in action. On game days the stadium is filled with blue and white, as crowds come together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
To make the most of Borris-in-Ossory, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel, the Kinnitty Castle Hotel, and the Sandymount House B&B, Abbeyleix.