Offaly Vacation Packages
The national capital Dublin is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of Offaly, while Galway is 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west.
Peer back through the mists of time by visiting some of the most celebrated heritage sites in Offaly. Three of the most rewarding local historic attractions are the Irish High Cross Kinnitty, the Cadamstown Dolmen and the Bernard's Pyramid.
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre is one of the most visited vineyards around Offaly. Visiting and local wine enthusiasts can learn about the local winemaking techniques and traditions, before sampling the wonderfully crafted wines on offer.
Sometimes awe-inspiring, sometimes beautifully romantic, the castles and other defensive structures in Offaly are always good to photograph. The historical Birr Castle, a cherished landmark of this city, shows where nobles lived here with their families and defended their territory from crusaders and marauders.
As well as urban parks, the local area also has some protected natural havens with picturesque surrounds and some notable plant and animal species. To explore one of the most visited local nature reserves, drive to Slieve Bloom.
Find a little peace in Lough Boora Parklands, a place where visitors can escape the crowds. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, mingle with locals, or just listen to the birdsong. This park is the perfect place to unwind.