Looking for things to do in Portarlington?

Laois and Offaly have world class attractions. See our Latest art installation at Solas Our local tourist maps of Portarlington and of Laois and surrounds in our revamped food court here in Portarlington which shows a whole host of fun family day activities only 40Km from Dublin.

The town of Portarlington, which straddles the border of both County Laois & County Offaly has many attractions. So the next time you make a trip to Solas Eco Garden Centre why not take a trip to one of these destinations.

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Things To Do

  • Derryounce Bog Walk
  • The Heritage Hotel & Spa & Golf Club
  • Portarlington Town Centre
  • Portarlington Leisure Centre
  • People Park Portarlington
  • Garryhinch Woods Corrig Woods & Spire
  • Portarlington Train Station
  • Lea Castle

Part two of our Tourist Map

 our 3D map of Laois & Offaly highlights just some of the top tourist destinations of the region & a number of things to do in Laois. While Solas is undeniably the best tourist destination in Laois, If not all of Ireland, below are the best of the rest, things to do in County Laois and things to do in Offaly.

If you are planning a trip from further a field, there are many hotels in the region to choose form, many of which are popular with tourists looking from thing to do from Dublin, Galway, Cork and Limerick. We have some fabulous hotels to name but a few: The Heritage in Killenard with its second to none Spa experience The Killeshin hotel with excellent swimming pool facilities The Midlands Park Hotel in the heart of Portlaoise Ballyfin Demesne, frequented by Hollywood A-listers. More family fun can be found throughout the region & within driving distance from our garden centre. 

If you are living in the Leinster area and looking for a fun day out in the Midlands SOLAS is ideally placed in the centre of all these counties: Carlow, Kildare, Tipperary, Westmeath and Kilkenny, each offering lots of fun activities for all the Family.

Laois Slieve bloom mountains, with hours of excellent walking trails & mountain bike tracks Castle Durrow in the picturesque village of Durrow Lough Boora Park, an excellent bird sanctuary in Co Offaly Abbeyleix Bog Project perfect getaway for families looking for fun in Laois Heywood Gardens with its Historical Walled garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll Rocks of Dunamaise never disapoints on the outskirts of Stradbally offering stunning view of the surrounding countryside Dunamaise arts centre ballykilcavan brewery, a place to sample artisan beers Timahoe Heritage Centre Donaghmore Workhouse Museum.

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