Get away from it all and explore the unique beauty of Lough Boora Discovery Park. Connect with nature to revitalise mind and body. There are a variety of things to see and do at Lough Boora Discovery Park which is a family friendly environment with a host of free activities for all ages.
There are picnic and play areas and a fairy trail which are all accessible for buggies and wheelchair users. Why not hire a bike and explore the sculpture part? Enjoy walking on the many off road trails.
Saint Ciarán founded his monastery on the banks of the River Shannon in the 6th Century when the monastery flourished and became a great seat of learning, a University of its time with students from all over Europe. The ruins include a Cathedral, two round Towers, three high crosses, nine Churches and over 700 Early Christian graveslabs.
The original high crosses, including the magnificent 10th century Cross of the Scriptures are on display in a purpose built visitor centre adjacent the monastic enclosure.
Esker Hills Golf Course is regarded as one of Ireland's leading inland links type golf courses designed by Christy O'Connor and is noted for its distinct links feel, superb sand-based greens, all-year playability and warm welcome.
Esker Hills is home to tour professional and 2019 British Open Champion, Shane Lowry who had a glittering Amateur career at Esker Hills culminating in 2009 with him being the first Amateur golfer to ever win an Irish Open.