Home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, bees and insects and different types of waterlife, some of which are now in danger of extinction in many parts of the world, Griston Bog is on the west side of Ballylanders village.
Ballylanders wildlife bog is situated at Griston Bog on the west side of the village. It is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, bees and insects and different types of waterlife, some of which are now in danger of extinction in many parts of the world.
To facilitate easy viewing of the park, a special wooden walkway has been put in place which visitors can use as they guide themselves through this peatland with the help of the informative interpretative boards.
The bog now boasts impressive purpose Outdoor Classrooms where teachers and classes can explore and learn about nature in unique and inspiring surroundings.
During the tour visitors can enjoy the history and geography of how the bog has evolved from Ice Age to present day. In addition there is an invaluable insight into how ways of life have changed over thousands of years.
The tour is very popular with alll age groups and is suitable for children with games included. Active Retired, Families, Tourists and Groups will also greatly enjoy the experience.
Buggy and Wheelchair friendly with free car parking.
Griston Bog, Ballylanders, Co. Limerick
Ballyhoura Visitor Information Centre
Open 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday