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Plan your perfect Winter Escape to County Cavan

Brisk country walks, roaring log fires, delicious local produce, and luxurious hotels. We all need a bit of TLC before the craziness of Christmas takes hold. Why not plan a winter escape to Cavan this Autumn/ Winter and discover the perfect place to unwind, relax and reconnect. Not too far from anywhere, and within 90 minutes of Dublin and Belfast, here is a list of great special offers available for your next trip.

Breffni Arms Hotel, Arvagh 


Situated in the heart of Arvagh, where the three provinces meet and the perfect place for a fishing or hiking holiday, the Breffni Arms Hotel has a fantastic midweek special offer available until 1st December and includes 2 nights bed and breakfast with one evening meal for €125 per person sharing. Details here.

Cabra Castle Hotel, Kingscourt

Cabra Castle Hotel is situated just outside Kingscourt and beside Dun an Rí Forest Park. Their pre-Christmas break sounds too good to be true! Based on two people sharing, this sparkling festive break includes a glass of house wine/beer per person, 2 nights  in a Courtyard Standard Double Room, full Irish breakfast each morning, Festive Afternoon Tea for two on one afternoon (not available on Sunday), Festive Mince Pies, including Tea and Coffee on arrival and more! All of this from only €440 per couple. Find out more  here.

Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan town 

Cavan Crystal Hotel is situated perfectly just outside Cavan Town, not far from the main shopping areas if you wanted to tick a few items off the list! The offer various packages this Autumn/ Winter for your break away. One night’s bed and breakfast to include a 3 course evening meal starts at just €199 per couple. Find all of their special offers here.

Crover House Hotel, Mountnugent 

Set in peaceful and idyllic surroundings on the shores of Lough Sheelin, Crover House is the place to visit to escape from it all this winter. On the finer days, they even have a 9 hole golf course to blow off the cobwebs!  Bed and Breakfast rates this winter start at only €110 per couple. Find out more here.

Errigal Country House Hotel, Cootehill

Really relax and treat yourself this winter to the Spa Spectacular package at Errigal Country House Hotel. Enjoy Bed and Breakfast with a 30min spa treatment and complimentary use of the thermal suite, tropical showers and relaxation room in the Riverside Spa onsite. All of this from only €105 per person sharing. Learn more about the offer here.

Farnham Arms Hotel, Cavan

Based in Cavan Town Centre, The Farnham Arms Hotel is the perfect base for your break in Cavan. If taking in a round of golf on your travels is your thing, then the Golfers package is perfect. It includes 1 nights Bed and Breakfast, a set dinner that evening and a round of golf at Cavan Golf Club. All of this for only €95 per person sharing. Find out more here.

Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort

Situated just outside Cavan town, among the rolling drumlins and beautiful forest, Farnham Estate offers a the ultimate luxurious break this winter. The Love Actually package is the perfect treat. It includes 1 nights Bed and Breakfast, dinner in Maxwells Grill Room, rose petals in your room on arrival as well as chocolates and prosecco. Access to the indoor/outdoor Hydrotherapy Pool and Gym, 11kms of walking trails through ancient woodlands and more! All of this from only €299 per couple! Find out more here.

Hotel Kilmore, Cavan town 

Take the chill out of this Winter with an enjoyable a break at Hotel Kilmore. Their winter warmer package will tick all the boxes for that special break away. Included in the package is 2 nights Bed and Breakfast, a three-course meal on an evening of your choice in the Annalee Restaurant and more. Find out more about the package here.

Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf and Country Club, Ballyconnell 

Escape to the beautiful Slieve Russell Hotel this Winter for a magical break away. Relax and enjoy luxury overnight accommodation for 2 nights, a full Irish breakfast each morning and dinner on one evening of your choice. You will also have access to the 20m pool and fully equipped gymnasiumnas well as their renowned gardens and walkways. Have a look at all their offers here.

Things to Do in Cavan this Winter

As well as great accommodation offers, you will have no problem on filling your days on your Winter break to Cavan. Whether you are travelling as a family, a couple, or a group of friends, there really is something for everyone. Treat the kids to a weekend of adventure at Cavan Adventure Centre and explore the tracks and trails of Killykeen forest park by bike. Visit the WW1 exhibition at Cavan County Museum and discover over ten exhibitions that will interest every age.

Take a romantic break this Winter and experience the vibrant food scene on offer in Cavan. Visit the cottage market on a Friday in Cavan town, savour in the delights of the award winning Olde Post Inn or book a class with the renowned Nevin Maguire Cookery School. Its all waiting for you here in Cavan.

Get the gang together and climb the stairway to Heaven at Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark. Get off the beaten track and explore the Cavan Way. Take in the epic scenery at Flemings Folly or discover the giants’ fingers at Shantenom Hill. Be sure to pack your walking boots.

If you prefer to travel solo you will find lots of amazing heritage sites to explore such as Castle Saunderson demesne, Belturbet heritage railway station, Cavan Burren Park, Drumlane Abbey and so much more.

Cavan is also one of the best destinations in Ireland for fishing and there is no better time to visit. Famous for coarse and pike fishing, there are many fine and game angling river stretches and wild brown trout lake fisheries waiting for you, including the very famous Lough Sheelin brown trout fishery.

Don’t forget the gorgeously challenging Golf Courses in the county. Amongst the 8 courses in Cavan are three magnificent, mature 18-hole parkland courses of national renown, and charming 9-hole courses. The home of Professional Golfer Leona Maguire, Cavan is a golfer’s paradise.

For more information on places to stay, things to do and unmissable experiences visit www.thisiscavan.ie and start planning your winter break today.

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