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Escape for an Easter Break in Cavan

The Easter holidays are nearly upon us. This is a time for getting together with family, eating too much chocolate, and enjoying the longer evenings. This Easter, how about planning a trip to Cavan? The perfect destination to get out and about in the great outdoors, exploring our many tracks and trails and discovering our bustling food scene. There is so much to see and do here with the entire family and plenty of accommodation options for you to choose from. Here is a list of our favourite spots to escape to for an Easter break in Cavan.

Cabra Castle Hotel


Treat yourself to a midweek escape this Easter at Cabra Castle Hotel. Relax in luxury in one of the castle, courtyard or cottage rooms. Dine in the Courtroom restaurant, Derby Bar or treat yourself to afternoon tea! Bed and Breakfast rates start at €270 for a family room. While you’re there, explore the magic of Dun an Rí forest park and explore the bustling town of Kingscourt.

Cabu by the Lakes

Cabu by the Lakes

Immerse yourself in nature this Easter at Cabu by the Lakes in Killykeen Forest Park. This unique, luxury hideaway sits directly on the shores of Lough Oughter, just outside Cavan town. Take a wander through the many forest paths, hire a bike and cycle along the Killykeen Way or just enjoy the serenity that surrounds you here. A two-night stay starts at €436 this Easter.

Cavan Crystal Hotel

Easter packages include access to Zest Health & Fitness Club, 18m pool and gym. Enjoy a luxury treatment in Utopia or delicious food or a cocktail in the Atrium Bar!  Renowned for fantastic food and high-quality service Cavan Crystal Hotel is the perfect choice for your Easter break and the perfect base for exploring. Make sure to visit Cavan Museum & the WW1 Trench Experience while you’re here or take the kids for a cycle on the Killykeen Greenway.  B&B from €109 in a family room.

Clonandra Cottages

Clonandra Cottages

Escape to Lough Garrow this Easter and the beautiful cottages at Clonandra. Enjoy the views, their in-house sauna and hot tub or venture over to Butlersbridge to enjoy some kayaking at Cavan Adventure Centre or Hydro Biking at Carafin Activity Park. 2 nights in a 2 bedroom cottage starts at €300.

Crover House Hotel


Perched overlooking the beautiful Lough Sheelin, Crover House is a destination in itself this Easter. Tee off on the 9-hole golf course, wander through the wooded walk and fairy garden and cast a few lines on their private pier. You won’t want to leave! B&B starts at only €120 this Easter in a family room.

Dungimmon House B&B

Dungimmon House is located between the towns of Ballyconnell and Belturbet. A perfect base for you and your family this Easter in the heart of the Geopark. Explore the Ballyconnell Canal Walk, or Bear Essentials Teddy Bear Gift Shop & Crafts Studio Experience in nearby Bawnboy. Visit Belturbet Heritage Railway Station or take a stroll on Turbet Island.

Errigal Country House Hotel

This beautiful hotel is situated just outside Cootehill. Well known for its spacious family rooms and interconnecting options, families can dine in the Brewery bar or Reynards restaurant. Adults can indulge in a treatment at the Riverside Spa. Erica’s Fairy Forest is nearby and Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre is only a short distance away. Prices start at €190 for a family room.

Farnham Arms Hotel

Stay in the centre of Cavan town this Easter at the Farnham Arms Hotel. Enjoy a drink and a lite bite in Percy’s bar or sample the famous carvery. People’s Restaurant is next door. Shop to your hearts content in town, discover the welcoming cafes, bars, and restaurants, take a walk out to Con Smith Park, discover the famous Cavan Cathedral or explore all that Cavan has to offer from here.

Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort


Egg-scape to Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort this Easter! Choose from their comfortable hotel rooms or self-catering houses, tucked away in the former walled gardens of the estate. 11kms of walks around the estate, an 18 hole golf course, award-winning spa as well as plenty of dining options. Bed and Breakfast starts at €229 during the Easter holidays.

Hotel Kilmore

You won’t be disappointed with a stay at Hotel Kilmore just outside Cavan town. The relaxing, modern style of Hotel Kilmore is carried through to their guest accommodation rooms. Dine in the Killykeen bar or Annalee restaurant and enjoy a taste of Cavan! A perfect base for exploring the region.  B&B starts at €169 in their family rooms this Easter.

Skeaghvil Log Chalets

Skeaghvil Log Chalets

Situated close to the town of Baileborough in Cavan- this is your perfect Easter retreat. Walk, cycle or trek along quiet country lanes, go bird watching or hill climbing. Fish or boat on Skeagh Lake famous for its pike and coarse fishing. Children have their own play area behind but in sight of the chalets. Their 2 bedroom chalet is available this Easter and prices start at €250 for a two night stay.

Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club

Check into a family suite at the Slieve Russell Hotel in Ballyconnell this Easter. Enjoy a trip to this fantastic family destination with their foot golf, adventure golf and the Russell Rangers Kids Club. Explore the Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark and its unmissable attractions including Cavan Burren Park nearby! Rates start at €139 during the Easter break.

The Swallows Return

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Luxurious self-catering in Cavan. Sleeps 6, this spacious accommodation has plenty of room for your family to rest their heads. Guests can unwind with a game of table-tennis or in the on-site sauna and gym. Additionally, there is a bright, open-plan kitchen, living and dining area where visitors can relax at the end of a busy day exploring. There is mid-week availability this Easter at the Swallows Return, and rates start at just €200 per night.

The Arches Farmhouse B&B


A working Irish farm just outside the village of Arvagh with a warm welcome and hospitality offered by the Kells family. Enjoy a stroll around the landscaped panoramic gardens and family farm.  Make time for a game of tennis or crazy golf in the afternoon, both are available for guests on site and if the weather is a little rainy, why not make use of the games room in the farmhouse where you will find a pool table, darts, and a selection of board games. B&B starts at €80 per night.

The Olde Post Inn


This quaint 200-year-old building with cosy intimate surroundings & open fires, coupled with the finest of modern Irish cuisine is your ultimate escape this Easter. Check in for a night of gastronomic delights and a relaxing stay as the team at the Olde Post Inn make you feel at home. Located in Cloverhill, near Belturbet. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast starts at €145 per person sharing.

Virginia Park Lodge

Virginia Park Lodge

A truly unique place to visit at Easter. Close to the town of Virginia, Virginia Park Lodge is set among 100 acres of stunning grounds and scenery. Why not check into the gate lodge on the estate this Easter. Rates start at €350 per night for a family of 4. Discover Cavan County Museum nearby with its WW1 Trench Experience, nuns walk and so much more.

There is nowhere better to plan an Easter break in Ireland this year. This is adventure, this is discovery, this is family time……This is Cavan!

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