Birr Castle Demesne
It's easy to spend half a day exploring the attractions and gardens of Birr Castle Demesne. The castle is a private home, however, and...
Birr Equestrian Centre
Birr Equestrian Centre , 3km outside Birr on the Clareen road, runs hour-long treks in the surrounding farmland and half-day treks in...
Leap Castle is reputedly one of the most haunted castles in Europe. Originally an O'Carroll family residence, the castle was the scene...
Easily the most appealing pub in the centre, the Chestnut dates to 1823, but has recently been refurbished. The current incarnation...
This deep-red place set on the banks of the Little Brosna River is well worth the short trip from town for its superb but honest food...
Lonely Planet review
A traditional thatched Irish pub, just 2km southeast of Birr off the N62, this 200-year-old inn is a great place to sip a pint or enjoy a hearty meal. It's a hugely popular spot for Sunday lunch, when local families gather in force for the simply prepared meats and seafood. Bar food is also available; book in advance.