Borris House and the surrounding areas are home to many country sports and activities, suited to all types of groups. Explore the River Barrow, climb Mount Leinster, or play a round of golf in one of Ireland’s most scenic courses, there’s something for everyone. If you’re looking for a unique idea for your next corporate event or just fancy a great day out with a group of friends, Borris House has it all.
For help with planning your individual and memorable Country Pursuits experience, please contact our Country Pursuit Events Manager on 0872454791.
BIRDS OF PREY
Come and meet some spectacular birds of prey when you visit Borris House. Our team of dedicated and enthusiastic handlers will fill you with knowledge about these stunning and vastly intelligent animals.
Borris is home to one of the oldest Golf Clubs in Ireland, first established in 1907. This is reflected by its stunning mature parkland 9 hole course. The breath-taking scenery of the surrounding countryside combined with the strategic design of the course make it a memorable round of golf.
For the thrill seekers – try out an exciting canoeing trip along the Barrow and explore the beautiful unspoilt and exciting waterways. Or, take to the skies and try out hang-gliding and paragliding on Mount Leinster.
Borris is a beautiful Georgian granite village, bursting with charm and heritage. Nestled in the fertile valley of the River Barrow and nearby Mount Leinster and Blackstairs Mountains, it is home to a range of outdoor pursuits.
Take in the stunning views with a walk along the spectacular 16 arch viaduct, situated at the lower end of the town, which once carried the now defunct Great Southern and Western Railway Line between Bagenalstown and Palace East in Co Wexford.
Take a leisurely stroll along the Barrow line and explore the Clashganny Forest Looped Walk which is only a five-minute drive from Borris House. Set out on a hike with a guided tour of Mount Leinster and the Blackstairs exploring all that this incredible landscape is home to.