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Clara Bog Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre

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With the Slieve Bloom mountains as a backdrop Clara Bog Nature Reserve is one of the most important raised bogs in Europe and is the finest remaining example of a raised bog in Ireland today.

Clara Bog Nature Reserve is home to many protected wildlife species and it has been said that visitors here can experience ten thousand years of history in the ten square kilometres that accommodate Clara Bog and its surroundings.

Covering 840 hectares it is home to hundreds of plant and animal species with many totally unique to this site.

Clara bog’s one kilometre looped boardwalk affords visitors the perfect opportunity to view some of the many protected wildlife species and birds that have made the place their home.

Less than two kilometres from the Nature Reserve, the Visitor Centre offers visitors the opportunity to get a deeper appreciation of the unique insight into the bog with colourful wildlife displays, documentaries and touch screen info-graphics.

Please be aware that the Visitor Centre is open saesonally and it is advised to contact in advance.


Clara Bog Visitor Centre,
Ballycumber Road, Clara

Email: claraguides@housing.gov.ie

Phone: +353 579368878

Website: http://www.clarabognaturereserve.ie

Source: visitoffaly.ie

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