Adventure awaits, stories of intrigue abound, and all against the backdrop of the warmest welcome you can imagine. Don’t just visit our proud county. Soak up our rich Viking, Quaker, Anglo-Norman, Huguenot, native, and mythical legacies. Immerse yourself in all things Laois. For just a day, a week, or more, be one of us.
Every day, there is an adventure waiting to happen in Laois. With its mountains, canals, forest trails, rivers & lakes, Laois is truly an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. But, it is also a warm and welcoming place for the rest of us.
Rich in history, Laois has been home to the Vikings, Quakers, French Huguenots to name but a few. All have left their mark around the county making it a wonderful place to step back in time. Discover lavish country estates and woodlands, climb ancient castles and visit round towers. Explore our towns and villages and meet our most unrivalled treasure, our people, who are warm and friendly, and easy with a smile, always ready to let you in on the amazing local secrets.
Discover micro-breweries, distilleries and wonderful organic and artisan food producers with treats to tantalise your taste buds. A perfect base for discovering Ireland's Ancient East, it’s so close to everything. Spend your days exploring and at night retreat back to some of the most diverse and luxurious accommodation in Ireland. Enjoy the wonderfully paced Laois life and enjoy the best in food and entertainment.
Don’t just visit Laois, Experience it