Ballyjamesduff

What the town offers

This is Ballyjamesduff

Ballyjamesduff is located in the East of County Cavan, in Ireland’s Ancient East. A fmous town, Ballyjamesduff is referenced in the Percy French song “Come back Paddy Reilly to Ballyjamesduff”, which was written about a local man from the area who emigrated.
The lakeside four-star Crover House Hotel and golf course is located only 8KM away. The town is the home to Cavan County Museum and the World War 1 Trench Experience – Cavan’s biggest tourist attraction. Located in the former Convent of St Clare, the award-winning Museum collects, conserves and displays the material heritage and culture of County Cavan. The museum also hosts a year-round programme of events, readings, performances and workshops and also hosts the only replica WW1 trench of its kind in Ireland or the UK. There is a café, shop, children’s playground on site and a 1km ‘Nun’s walk’.
There are other activities available in the vicinity including Deerpark Forest in Virginia, the Knights and Conquests Visitor Centre in Granard, Lough Crew in Oldcastle and nearby Lough Sheelin brown trout fishery which is famous for game fishing.
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Cavan County Museum

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

Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, A82 YP70, Ireland
Crover House Hotel and Golf

9 holes | Metres: 3306
Stunning course by Lough Sheelin

Lough Sheelin, Mountnugent, County Cavan, A82 P2D9, Ireland
Knights & Conquests Heritage Centre

Experience a time of Knights & Conquests. An interactive and fun journey through time.

1 Saint Joseph's Terrace, Granard, County Longford, N39 DE06, Ireland
Nun's Walk

2km family friendly walk in the grounds of Cavan County Museum. Children’s playground, coffee shop, WW1 Trench Experience and GPO outdoor experience also available.

Virginia Rd, Kilmore, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, A82 YP70, Ireland
The Beehive Cafe
Dublin Street, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan
Tullynally Castle & Gardens

A neogothic castle, tearooms and world famous gardens

Tullynally Castle, Castlepollard, County Westmeath, N91 HV58, Ireland
WW1 Trench Experience at Cavan Museum

The largest outdoor replica trench in Ireland or the UK – includes visual and sound effects.

Stradone Street, Ballyjamesduff, County Cavan, A82 YP70, Ireland
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