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This is the Ultimate Halloween Escape…. This is Cavan

The weeks are flying by and before you know it the pumpkins will be on sale and children will be getting ready for the annual trick or treat! The mid term break will fall from the 31st of October to the 6th of November this year and the kids will need to be entertained. Never fear, we have the ultimate Halloween escape for you this year- right here in Cavan. With lots of accommodation packages and activities for all ages, you won’t need to look anywhere else. Here are our top picks to held you plan your break.

Cavan Crystal Hotel


Take a well-deserved Halloween mid-term break away and enjoy the Cavan Crystal Hotel a contemporary 4* Hotel offering the highest standard of quality and service, located just 5 minutes from Cavan Town. One nights Bed and Breakfast in a family room starts at €169 in total.

Halloween Night Paddle at Cavan Adventure Centre

Guided by the October moon and starlit skies with local guides and storytelling drama. Discover the Cuilcagh Lakelands UNESCO Global Geopark at night – kayak to the 13th century castle island and listen to storytelling and folklore. Finish the evening by the fire side with hot food & drinks. Find out more and register your interest on their website here.

Slieve Russell Hotel

Family Suites now available (which can cater for up to 2 adults & 2/3 children sharing) at the Slieve Russell Hotel. This is an ideal Halloween break with all family packages including free access to the Russell Rangers kids club, Family voucher for onsite Adventure Golf Course and more! A two-night break to include breakfast each morning and an evening meal starts at €575 per family.

The Wicked Witch Trail at the Marble Arch Caves

Come join us when the woodland above the caves will be transformed into a spooky world of Halloween surprises.  A quest awaits those who dare to explore a trail of monsters and magics and for those brave enough to help save the cave from the grips of an evil witch’s spell. This activity includes the children following their magical Halloween quest map where they will encounter vampires, cave trolls and witches who will help them to create a spell and brew up a plan to help banish the evil witch for good. Find out more and book your tickets on their website here.

Spooky Science at Cavan Burren

The Spooky Science Workshop is sure to provide a jam-packed hour of activities with Geopark staff. Children will have the opportunity to participate in interactive hands-on fun, where they will make their own glow in the dark slime well as other spooky themed activities. Find out more on the workshop and book your tickets on their website here.

Crover House Hotel


Base the family overlooking Lough Sheelin this Halloween and stay at Crover House Hotel. Search for the magical fairies that live in their Fairy Garden. It is also home to their turtles- Waffle and Peanut, who love to pop out to welcome guests. 2 nights in their Classic Family Lakeview Rooms start at €338 this mid-term.

Errigal House Hotel

Relax in space and comfort this Halloween in this luxurious Cavan Hotel. With a variety of rooms to choose from, families can enjoy large standard rooms with inter-connecting options. Erica’s Fairy Forest is located close by so you can take your little fairies on a mid-term break adventure. Two nights Bed and Breakfast during the mid-term break starts at €380 per family.

Tanagh Adventure Centre

Tanagh Outdoor Education and Training Centre has a wide range of water and land activities to offer for the entire family this Halloween in Cavan. Try canoeing, kayaking, archery, mountain biking and more. Find out more on their website here.

Farnham Arms Hotel

Spend your mid-term break family holiday in the centre of all the action in Cavan Town this year. The Farnham Arms Hotel offers spacious family rooms with one double and two single beds. Two nights bed and breakfast starts at just €330 this mid-term.

Whether you are looking for a one-night adventure or an entire week of fun this Halloween, Cavan is the place to be. On your trip discover Cavan County Museum with its WW1 Trench Experience, cycle the Killykeen Greenway (bike hire available from Cavan Adventure Centre), build your own bear at the Silver Bear Centre and so much more. Find a full list of family activities on our website here  and start planning your Halloween adventure today.

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