Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, Boyle

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Thick with trees and rich in history, the forests and castle of Lough Key Forest and Activity Park give you a glimpse of what old Ireland must have looked like. The tower and tunnels are all that remain of the park's estate, but it is surrounded by hiking trails and campsites that offer access to the countryside. Start your visit at the lakeside center, where you'll find maps of the area, as well as a place to book boat tours across the lakes. Try the tree canopy walk far above the forest floor, or experience a 47-room indoor obstacle course. Some activities require advance reservation, so if there is something specific you would like to try, check the website for ticket information. Add Lough Key Forest and Activity Park to your Boyle travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Boyle trip planner.
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  • We drove here hoping for lunch and there was a food truck serving and a coffee shack, though no cafe open. We were able to bring our purchases to the tables and chairs in the patio area. I had a...  more »
  • We arrived by boat on a Tuesday and were told that the zip line etc were closed until Friday. This put our plans on hold & we had to find something else to do. We decided upon walking the forest...  more »
  • There's lots to see and do for the whole family in Forest Park. A tree top canopy walk with lots of interesting info about the history of the park along the way. A nice restaurant inside with a lovely outdoor seating area. Very well equipped outdoor playground for the kids and plenty of green areas to stroll or kick football. The only downside is that everything seems to be quite expensive. €22 for a family to go on just the tree top canopy walk seems a little on the pricey side
  • Fantastic place to enjoy a full family day. I highly recommend Zipit experience. There is a big forest park with fantastic walks ,bike hire, a big lake with a boat renting, and a very good restaurant with a delicious food, not too expensive. If you spent 20€ or more you have free parking. You must show your ticket to the staff. Highly recommended place with many things to do
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