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Spend hours experiencing the quests in Boda Borg, a unique activity to Ireland, suitable for adults and children over 7 years. To survive the Quests you need to employ different skills - it’s all about teamwork! Solving one challenge opens the door to the next, and another blast of curiosity and laughter. Teams of three to five required.
Watch the younger children discover a magical land of innovative play equipment in the Adventure Play Kingdom - a colourful and safe environment that will keep kids entertained for hours.
Allow yourself to be taken back in time on the ‘Lough Key Experience’ as you are self-guided through the old 19th century servant tunnels.
Be blown away by the views from the Moylurg Tower and experience Ireland’s only Tree Canopy Walk as it gently rises above the forest floor.
Other activities in the park include the Zipit Forest Adventures, an aerial obstacle course through the trees with zip lines; guided boat tours and also rowing boats for hire; electric bike trails with bikes for hire; and the Woodland Segway with guided tours and fun glides through the park.
Revive in The Lakeside Café, where you can enjoy some sweet and savoury delights overlooking the beautiful vista of Castle Island and Lough Key.
- Ireland’s only tree canopy walk
- Boda Borg Questing - a challenge-based teamwork event unique to Ireland
- Lakeside cafe with Stunning views over Lough Key & Castle Island
- Woodland Segway Glides
- Zip Wire obstacle course
- Views from the Moylurg Tower spanning three counties
Open Year Round
The Park & Estate is open all year round for the public to explore
Visitor Centre & Attractions
November - February
Friday - Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
March, September & October
Wednesday - Sunday 10:00 -18:00
April - August
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday 10:00 - 19:00
The Centre may open at other times, outside of the ones listed, for pre-booked groups of 25+.
Closed: December 25, 26, 31 and January 1
Last admission: 1 hour before closing for Lough Key Experience and Adventure Play Kingdom; or 2 hours for Boda Borg. The café stops serving 30 minutes before closing.
Approx. visit duration: 2 to 5 hours, but ideally a full day
Lough Key Experience
Senior (aged 65+): €6.00
Student (with valid ID): €6.00
Child (aged 5-17): €5.00
Child (aged 0-4): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €20.00
Extra child in family: €3.50 each
2 hour pass: €15pp
All day pass: €20pp
Adventure Play Kingdom
Child (aged 0-10): €5.00
After 5pm: €3.50
Combination Day Pass
Senior (aged 65+): €18.50
Student (with valid ID): €18.50
Child (aged 5-17): €22.00
Child (aged 0-4): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €70.00
Extra child in family: €10.00 each
(Combination ticket includes Lough Key Experience & 2 hours in Boda Borg for both adults and children; while children also get access to the Adventure Play Kingdom)
Other Useful Information
Guided tours are available through English. Free audio guides available in German, French, Italian, Spanish and Irish.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS
Cafe serving hot and cold dishes, hot drinks, kids' menu, gluten-free options and wine. Picnic areas throughout the park.
Gift shop selling local craft, gift items, books and Lough Key logo merchandise.
Pay-on-exit parking (€4.00 per vehicle per visit). Parking is free when you spend €20.00 or more on admissions or in the restaurant. 12 month parking pass available for €35.00.
Fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets and parking spaces.
Group rates available (minimum 10 people). Pre-booking required.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
- Primary Times Best Family Day out in the West
- Primary Times Best School Tour outing in the West
Lough Key is located on the N4 Dublin to Sligo Road between Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon.Lough Key Forest & Activity Park Nearby Attractions