Welcome to Birr Outdoor Education and Training Centre

Birr Outdoor Education and Training Centre offers outdoor education courses to groups of people of all ages and abilities. PrintWe provide qualified instructors, activities, accommodation, meals, all necessary specialist equipment. Courses are flexible and programmed to meet the needs of each individual group

We have an excellent team of qualified and motivated instructors, a large variety of activities and resources and the experience of over 26 years in this field. Print




Birr OETC is equipped to a very high standard and all equipment is carefully maintained. We are also one of the few residential outdoor centres that can offer sole occupancy for your school or college trips which brings huge benefits for everyone.


We are a non profit making body affiliated to the Department of Education and Science under the auspices of Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board.

PrintIt is mandatory for all our staff to be fully qualified and certified by the relevant governing bodies, be Garda vetted and complete ongoing training courses.