Individual Visits

The Bog of Allen Nature Centre is a great day out for individuals and couples of all interests.

There are three areas for exploration at the centre:

  • The peatland Museum
  • The biodiversity gardens and greenhouse of carnivorous plants (Flytraps)
  • Lodge Bog – a living raised bog habitat

Our staff will be delighted to welcome you and guide you during your visit.


  • Information Guide
  • Picnic area
  • Free tea and coffee

Admission:  €5  Book Admission Ticket(s) in Advance

Opening Times

  • Lodge Bog: is open at all times
  • The Bog of Allen Nature Centre: Monday to Friday, daily 9am to 5pm (last visit 4pm).
  • Closed: Christmas, Bank Holidays.
  • Weekend Openings: By Appointment
  • Special weekend opening to the public during May for Biodiversity Week, July for International Bog Day, August for Heritage Week and September for Culture Night (see events).

Plan Your Visit

Please follow this link to help you plan your visit and to see our virtual tour of the Bog of Allen Nature Centre

Contact Us

If you have any questions at all please contact the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Irish Peatland Conservation Council, Lullymore, Rathangan, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Tel: +353-45-860133; Email: