What the town offers
This is Ballyconnell
The town is built on the River Erne, providing opportunities for boating, cruising the River Shannon and the entire length of the River Erne. The megalithic landscape of Cavan Burren Park, Clogh Oughter Castle, the Shannon Pot, the Marble Arch Caves and the Cuilcagh Boardwalk are all within 30 minutes’ drive of Ballyconnell. Ballyconnell Canal Walk (7K) is a national looped walk and part of the national looped walks network. Killeshandra Forest Walk, the Killykeen Way cycling and walking trail and the long-distance Cavan Way are all located with 30 minutes providing good opportunities for walking and cycling nearby. The Cottage Market visitor experience and farmers market promotes local food producers and takes place in the town once per month.
Distance: 5km | Grade: Easy
Terrain: Canal shore and forest path
Part of Fáilte Ireland’s Looped Walks Network
Boardwalk to the summit of Cuilcagh Mountain (4 miles) with spectacular views
A picturesque, mysterious island around which many legends swirl. It is said that on this island, St. Mogue was born.
A monthly community market showcasing homemade, homegrown and local produce.