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Lorrha Cottages - Places To Visit

Birr Castle, Gardens & Science Centre.  Ireland's largest treehouse & award winning gardens. See the world in 120 acres of landscaped & natural parkland with 5 km of paths to explore. See the world famous 'Great Telescope' built in the 1840's by the 3rd earl of Rosse.

Lough Boora Parklands. A unique natural attraction, this parks boglands are now a habitat for a wide range of flora & fauna including over 130 species of bird. There are many walks & cycle paths to be enjoyed including the 'Sculpture Walk, a collection of 15 outdoor sculptures is also on display here & worth a visit.

Slieve Bloom Mountains. The rolling hills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains are a land of forests & blanket bog rich in archaeology, history, tradition & culture. Enjoy one of the many day treks, eco walks & looped walks. Stop off points along the marked walks include waterfalls, ring forts, eskers & much more.

Nenagh, Historic Market Town. Nenagh, which is the largest town in North Tipperary, has had a long history of being a market town & a country town. It's street scapes, scale & buildings all speak of a glorious past. As a compact town a visitor walking ti's steers can visit the Franciscan Friary (in ruins), old jailhouse block & gateway, courthouse, castle & Nenagh heritage centre in theo old Govenor's house.

Cliffs of Moher, looming over Clare's west coast, the magnificient Cliffs of Moher stretch for 8 km & rise to 214 meters over the Atlantic Ocean, the Cliffs are also home to Ireland's largest seabird colony with up to 30,000 breeding pairs. From here you can see the the famous Arran Islands, Kerry Mountains, Galway Bay & the thousands of sea birds make the Cliffs a magical place.

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