Escape to Laois – 48 Hours

So much to see so little time In our opinion 48 hours in Laois will give you a small taster of what our wonderful county has to offer. With so much things to do in Portlaoise alone you will be spoilt for things...

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Laois For Toddlers

Trips with a toddler can be a bit daunting to organise. The questions of ‘will there be anything that will amuse them?’ or ‘will there be anything they can break?’ or ‘will I end up walking around with a bored...

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Best Outdoor Places in Laois for Family Fun

Coming into summer and with the good weather beginning to warm our souls we are all looking at finding new places for our families to explore. Easy to reach location Laois is a great location as it’s only an...

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Laois in a Time of Covid-19

Pond at Laois Garden Trail Ballintubbert House - Laois Tourism
We are stuck, sheltered away in our homes, not able to do what people love to do most, socialise, explore, visit and discover. The Laois landscape awaits us and feels like the perfect place to practice social...

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Escape to Laois – 24 hours

Hurry, so much to see and do A whistle stop tour of Laois is near on impossible but we will try our best to help you plan your one day. Escape Laois is only 1 hr from Dublin and 2 hrs from Shannon, it offers...

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Dog Friendly Laois

Out Buildings at Roundwood House - Accommodation in Laois - Laois Tourism
With our wide open spaces, bogs, lakes and woodlands, Laois is made for outdoor living.  Dogs are very welcome in Laois.  There is a wide range of accommodation that welcomes dogs.  Most is self-catering but...

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A Day Wild Swimming in the Mountains

Glen Barrow - A Day Wild Swimming in the Mountains Laois
Days Out in Laois – Glenbarrow You know the feeling, school holidays are here and everyone wants to do something but no one has any ideas. We at Laois Tourism are here to help. Every week we will suggest days...

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Laois Taste – Food and Drink Producers Group

Taste the Bounties of Laois - Laois Tourism
The fertile lush green landscape of Co Laois lends itself perfectly to creating high quality and authentic food and drink products.  The Laois Taste group currently has over 20 members and is  made up of Gee’s...

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