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Soul-stirring mountain bike adventures in the great outdoors through wooded valleys and blanket bogs, past mountains streams in the largely undiscovered territory of the glorious Slieve Blooms...
Within this dramatic landscape that is home to Europe’s oldest mountain range, the Slieve Blooms are Irelands’ largest state-owned Nature Reserve (+ 2,300 hectares) with immense biodiversity from flora, fauna, and fungi to birds, mammals, and butterflies.
Guided by fully qualified MBLA Trail Cycle Leaders, prepare to unlock the secrets of this mythical landscape through mountain bike experiences that are adapted for all levels ranging from straight bike hire to mountain bike lessons and never-to-be-forgotten bike tours!
Quality trails: Network of purpose-built single tracks through Laois and Offaly | +80KMs blue & red trails.
Expert guidance: Fully qualified MBLA Trail Cycle Leaders | Certified in Remote First Aid Care.
Quality Bikes: Full suspension Orbea Occam H30 | Orbea Keram E-bikes | 27’5-inch & 29ers hardtail bikes.
Epic Landscape: Off the beaten track | Unspoiled Slieve Blooms | Incredible views | rich biodiversity.
Simply Be: Breathe the fresh air | Enjoy the great outdoors | Embrace the natural surrounding
Adventure & Tours: Try something new! | Learn from experienced guides | Memorable experiences.
Eco-Tourism: Members of Leave No Trace | Eco-tourism and eco-adventure practitioners.
Feel the LOVE!: Adventurers who are passionate about their destination | Inside track from locals!
Rest assured: Create unforgettable memories while staying safe | Covid-19 chartered business.
There’s no Wifi in the forest but we promise you will find a better connection.
Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Centre & Mid Ireland Adventure locations
Our riverside base at Banagher On the Shannon is the perfect location to relax your body and unwind your mind on the broad majestic Shannon while our second home in Kinnitty is the perfect setting to get off the beaten path and explore the picturesque landscapes of the glorious Slieve Bloom mountains. There’s no Wifi in the forest but we promise you will find a better connection.
Mid Ireland Adventure, Banagher On the Shannon
Banagher is situated in north-west County Offaly on the east bank of the River Shannon. It is 106km (66 mi) south-west of Dublin, 14km (8.7 mi) south-east of Ballinasloe, 27km (17 mi) south of Athlone and 85km (53 mi) northeast of Limerick. It provides a crossing point between Offaly in Leinster and Galway in Connacht. The name Banagher comes from its Irish name, which translates to English as “the place of the pointed rocks on the Shannon”.
Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Centre, Kinnitty, Slieve Bloom
Get off the beaten path and explore the picturesque landscapes of the glorious Slieve Bloom mountains by mountain bike.