Discover Laois

Discover Laois


Discover the very best Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands has to offer and make a break to County Laois.

Experience breathtaking walks to peaceful gardens, discover a slice of local history at the Rock of Dunamase or get out on the water on a narrowboat and continue your journey on a Barroelone Cruiser. Relax and unwind with some fun in the sun with a picnic at the neo-classical mansion at Emo Court and Gardens, where there’s a colourful history to uncover and beautiful gardens to enjoy. You won’t be short of fun activities during your stay in County Laois.

Whether you are travelling solo, with friends or enjoying a family getaway there is something for everyone to enjoy in County Laois. Escape with Great National Hotels and avail of our very best and exclusive offers.


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Midlands Park Hotel Discover Portlaoise

At Midlands Park Hotel in Laois, caring for our guests is at the heart of everything we do. To us, this means treating every single aspect of the guest experience with exceptional care and consideration. Whether for play, work or relaxation, this ethos of care creates the space for you, our guest, to savour the experience and delight in moments of real joy here at Midlands Park Hotel, one of the finest 4-star hotels in Portlaoise.

Designed to reflect style, planned with meticulous care to deliver excellent service, here at the Midlands Park Hotel we’ve earned the reputation of being one of the most sought after hotels in Laois. Nestled in the heart of Portlaoise Town, our sophisticated urban yet rural setting is perfect for your relaxing break. Our Kelly’s Steakhouse offers a combination of French bistro dining and steakhouse, whilst The Charter Bar & Eatery is the perfect venue for a relaxing drink. Whether you are travelling with a partner, friends or as a family enjoy plush guest rooms, relaxing spa treatments, renowned restaurants, and scenic grounds here at Midlands Park Hotel.


Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Discover Abbeyleix

One of the Midland’s leading hotels, the 3-star Abbeyleix Manor Hotel is one of the best hotels in Laois and offers a restful retreat and an ideal base to explore the hidden beauties of County Laois and central Ireland.

Our family-run hotel near Portlaoise is perfect for business and pleasure, offering stylish and comfortable guestrooms for the business traveller and the ideal base for exploring the hidden beauties of County Laois and its surrounds.

The Abbeyleix Manor hotel is within easy walking distance to the charming heritage town of Abbeyleix, just 8km from Portlaoise town centre and within easy distance of Dublin and Cork making us the ideal choice for a memorable getaway. Abbeyleix truly is a wonderful historical and attractive town and boasts many areas of interest and facilities for all the family to enjoy.

Looking for adventures around Ireland? Go exploring with the locals and discover the variety of landscapes and walking trails that our island has to offer.