Things To Do

Things To Do

Cavan has so much to offer

Cavan is the perfect base from which to explore the dramatic, undulating, glorious landscapes of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. With plenty to see and do, and a range of gorgeous places to stay and eat, we invite you to explore and enjoy all that County Cavan has to offer.

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Altachullion Viewpoint

Stunning views. Located on the R200 between Derrynacreeve Junction and Glangevlin. – a Geopark site.

Mountain View, Swanlinbar, County Cavan, Ireland
Angling Guide - Pauric McGearty

Pike, Coarse guiding on Lough Oughter. Trolling lures, dead baiting, jerk baiting and fly fishing, Boats, float tubes available.

Carrafin Lodge, Butlers Bridge, County Cavan, H12 W5C9, Ireland
Angling Guide - Pike

French speaking guide available

Castle Hamilton Estate, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan
Annalee Restaurant at the Hotel Kilmore

Perfect for a special occasion, family get-together or business dinner.

Hotel Kilmore, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 F6Y7, Ireland
Bait

Michael Priest, Woodford Lodge
Worm farm in Ballyconnell, close to the Shannon – Erne Waterway

Woodford Lodge, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
Bait, Boat Hire & Tackle

Available at the Breffni Arms Hotel

Main Street, Arvagh, County Cavan, Ireland
Bait, Boat Hire & Tackle

Available at the Anglers Rest

28 Main Street, Ballyconnell, County Cavan, H14 X597, Ireland
Ballyconnell Canal Walk

Distance: 5km | Grade: Easy
Terrain: Canal shore and forest path

Part of Fáilte Ireland’s Looped Walks Network

1 Main Street, Ballyconnell, County Cavan, H14 EY03, Ireland
Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre

Museum & Cultural Centre

Mullaghboy, Milltown, County Cavan, H14 X458, Ireland
Bawnboy Loop

Distance: 5km Grade: Easy Terrain: Forest track, located at the southern foot of Slieve Rushen, 1km west of Bawnboy

Bawnboy, Corville, County Cavan, Ireland
Bawnboy Workhouse
Corrasmongan, Corville, Bawnboy, County Cavan, Ireland
Bear Essentials & Silver Bear Centre

Specialised Teddy Bear Gift Shop & Crafts Studio Experience. Gardens, playground, events and picnic area.  Open by appointment.

Tirnawannagh, Bawnboy, County Cavan, H14 N280, Ireland
Belturbet Golf Club
9 The Fairways, Belturbet, County Cavan, Ireland
Belturbet Heritage Trail

The trail begins in the centre of the town, known as the Diamond, across from the historic Town Hall.

Church Street, Belturbet, County Cavan, Ireland
Belturbet Railway Station

Historic cut-stone station on the famed narrow gauge railway line. Open Fri – Sun 12pm – 5pm.

Railway Road, Belturbet, County Cavan, H14 E276, Ireland
Blacklion Village Trail

Blacklion Village is situated in the North West of County Cavan at the foot of Cuilcagh Mountain.

18 Rockview, County Cavan, F91 X3A2, Ireland
Blessings Bar Cavan

Traditional Irish music session every Thursday from 9.30pm, Live Music on Saturday night from 10pm and also the last Friday of every month, an open mic session from 10pm

Main St, Cavan, Co. Cavan
Boat Hire
Island View House, Crover Harbour, Co. Cavan
Boat Hire
1 Cassidy Cottages, Belturbet, County Cavan, H14 RW77, Ireland
Boat Hire
Clonandra Cottages, Redhills, Belturbet, Co. Cavan
Boylans

Traditional Irish music session every Thursday at 10pm

Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Boyne Valley to Lakelands Greenway

30km greenway along the route of the old railway line from Navan to Kingscourt. Rent a bike or ebike from Feel Good Bicycles station at Wilkinstown opening times; June – Wednesday to Sunday 10am-5pm. July-August – Every Day 10am -5pm. Last rental out at 4.30pm with late returns available to 7.30pm

100a Main Street, Kingscourt, County Cavan, A82 Y3C7, Ireland
Breffni Gallery

The Breffni Gallery celebrates the history of Cavan GAA, with information, imagery and memorabilia.

Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 HX02, Ireland
Bruno Duboul Angling Guide

Intro to fishing for children and adults. Professional guide for experienced anglers.  Boat trips on the River Erne.

Killeshandra, Co. Cavan
Carraig Gardens

Garden and Tearooms open 11am – 7pm Friday to Sunday.

Group Bookings Welcome Any Day. Free Admission.

Mount Nugent, County Cavan, Ireland
Casey's Steak House

Relaxed and friendly family-run pub and restaurant in Ballinagh.

Main Street, Ballinagh, County Cavan, H12 W923, Ireland
Castle Lake Walk

Distance: 3km or 7km | Grade: Easy
Terrain: forest path along lake shore around Castle Lake. Part of Failte Ireland’s Looped Walks Network

Drumkeery, Bailieborough, County Cavan, Ireland
Castle Saunderson Demesne

Marked 1km trail telling the story of the Demesne including Col. Edward Saunderson, the ‘father of modern unionism’

Cloverhill, Belturbet, County Cavan, H14 X650, Ireland
Castlehamilton Angling Centre

Angling centre with accommodation, boat hire, engines and fishing guides. Surrounded by lakes, beside Killykeen Forest Park

Castlehamilton Estate, Killeshandra, County Cavan, H12 KC53, Ireland
Catheral of St. Feidhlimidh, Kilmore

Historic cathedral completed in 1860 by William Hague with 12th century Romanesque door.

Kilmore, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 FK10, Ireland
Cavan Adventure Centre

Land and water adventures – kayaking, tours, inflatable waterpark and more in the Hidden Heartlands on the stunning waterways of Cavan.

Carrawtraw, Innismore, Butlersbridge, County Cavan, H12 CD43, Ireland
Cavan Arts Office

Cavan Arts Office offers a range of cultural arts events throughout County Cavan.

1a Farnham Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 A3T1, Ireland
Cavan Burren Park

A visit to this spectacular megalithic landscape, overlooked by majestic Cuilcagh Mountain is a must. Free entry. Four marked trails and visitor centre. Toilets and parking.

Unnamed Road, County Cavan, Ireland
Cavan Cathedral of St Patrick and St Felim

The Roman Catholic cathedral of Saints Patrick and Felim is one of the most impressive and eye-catching buildings in Cavan town. Completed in 1942, the vast interior is shaped like a basilica and extensive use is made of different colours of marble.

45 Farnham Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 FD71, Ireland
Cavan Cinema

ODEON Cinemas Ireland for all of the latest films

67 Main Street, Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland
Cavan Comedy Club

Cavan Comedy has found a home in the Imperial Bar in Cavan town and takes place once per month or thereabouts. Keep an eye on the Comedy Club’s social media for news and events.

43 Main Street, Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland
Cavan County Museum

Award-winning museum. WW1 Trench Experience, 1916 Rising Experience, Peace Garden, shop, cafe,  playground and Nun’s Walk. 

Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, A82 YP70, Ireland
Cavan Equestrian Centre

Specialising in International Sales. Also stages weekly show jumping and international events.

Latt, County Cavan, H12 X9K1, Ireland
Cavan Heritage Town Trail

A self-guided walking tour of historic Cavan town.

1 Main Street, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 VY47, Ireland
Cavan Leisure Centre

Swimming pool with slides and fun

Drumalee, Cavan, County Cavan, H12 Y9W4, Ireland
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