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Escape on a Twixmas Break to Cavan!

The week between Christmas and New Years has become known as Twixmas. The word itself stems from the old-fashioned word ‘betwixt’, meaning between. These few days can become a no mans land of eating too much, spending too much time on the sofa, and then feeling bad for doing both! This Twixmas, why not take a break to Cavan. Get out in the fresh air and discover our heritage sites, beautiful walks, bustling towns and more! Here is a list of great offers from our accommodation providers to help you plan your trip.

The Breffni Arms Hotel

Take a break to the Breffni Arms Hotel this Twixmas and discover the pretty town of Arvagh. Discover the nearby town of Killeshandra and take in the loop walk beside the lake. Bed and Breakfast for 2 people sharing starts at just €140.

Cabra Castle Hotel

Stay in luxury at Cabra Castle Hotel this Christmas. Discover Dun na Rí Forest Park situated just across the road and explore the bustling town of Kingscourt. Bed and Breakfast for 2 people sharing starts at just €220.

Cavan Crystal Hotel

Relax in style at Cavan Crystal Hotel this Twixmas and enjoy the Zest Health and Fitness Club as well as the Atrium Bar. Make you way into Cavan town and grab a bargain at the sales and visit some of the cosy bars on offer. Bed and Breakfast starts at just €209 per couple.

Errigal Country House Hotel

Spend the week after Christmas relaxing at Errigal House Hotel in Cootehill. Take a trip to Erica’s Fairy Forest. Enjoy the quaint town of Cootehill, or even take a walk up Shantemon Hill nearby and discover Finn Mac Cool’s Fingers! Bed and breakfast starts at just €130 per couple

Hotel Kilmore

You will have to be quick to book one of the last rooms available for Twixmas at Hotel Kilmore! This popular Cavan Hotel is a great place for a break after Christmas. Enjoy people watching in the lobby with a glass of wine or savouring their delicious menu in the Annalee restaurant! Bed and Breakfast starts at €259 per couple.

Slieve Russell Hotel


The Ultimate in rest and relaxation this Christmas. Treat yourself to a visit to The Slieve Russell Hotel and take a trip to the Cavan Burren during your stay. Play a round of golf on their championship course, visit the Ciuín Spa, or just take it all in at one of Cavan’s most popular Hotels. Bed and Breakfast for 2 people sharing starts at €174.

Farnham Estate Cavan


Get away from it all at Farnham Estate this Twixmas. Relax in their adult only Spa, take a dip in their Infinity pool, discover kilometres of walks on the estate and so much more! Bed and Breakfast starts at €259 per couple.

Cabu by the Lakes

Cabu by the Lakes

Get back to nature at Cabu by the Lakes at Killykeen Forest Park this Twixmas. Arrive on the 26th or the 30th of December for 2 nights and immerse yourself in the Cavan Countryside. Here, woodland walks, bike rides and forest bathing are the perfect respite for mind and body. Built around the central Cabü House, guests can pick up groceries, organise excursions and more. 2 nights in a 2-bedroom cabin starts at €888.

If a self-catering destination is more your thing, then Cavan is the perfect choice. Stay beside one of our many lakes or in the heart of our villages. Find a full list of self-catering options here.

Experience more personal hospitality at our B&B’s and Guesthouses. Wake up to the smell of a home cooked breakfast, discover the hidden gems nearby and make some friends along the way. Find a full list of our hosts here.

We look forward to welcoming you to Cavan this Twixmas! Not too far from anywhere and full of adventure, discovery and relaxation.

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