Looking for Things to Do in Portarlington, Laois and Offaly
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 show 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

Things to do Art Installation at Solas Eco Garden Centre, Portarlington

Check out even more pictures of the fantastic work by Adam Warren of Adwart

Included in our tourist map are the following Things to Do in Portarlington

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




Part 2 of our tourist map expands out to the greater area of Laois & Offaly & highlights our Top Tourist Destinations for 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 planing a trip from further a field, there are many hotels in teh region to choose form, many of which are popular with tourists looking fro 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 natives of counties Carlow, Kildare, Tipperary, Westmeath and Kilkenny will find lots of fun activities in 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 teh 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