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Outdoor Attractions

Things to do in Cavan

Discover Outdoor Attractions in Cavan: Nature’s Beauty Awaits

Welcome to our family-friendly hotel in Cavan, your perfect base for exploring the stunning outdoor attractions that this picturesque region has to offer. Whether you’re here for a family break or an adventure-filled getaway, Cavan boasts an array of natural wonders and scenic spots that will captivate and inspire you. Here are some must-see outdoor attractions to explore during your stay.

Turbet Island Motte & Bailey, Belturbet

Step back in time with a visit to Turbet Island Motte & Bailey in Belturbet. Situated on the River Erne, this historical site was once home to a Norman wooden fort. The motte and bailey structure offers a glimpse into Ireland’s medieval past and is a fascinating spot for history buffs and families alike. The surrounding island is rich with flora and fauna, making it a great place for a nature walk while soaking up the history of the area.

Tullydermot Waterfalls

A visit to the Tullydermot Waterfalls in north Cavan is a must for nature enthusiasts. Renowned for their exceptional beauty, these waterfalls cascade down rocky cliffs, creating a serene and picturesque setting. The surrounding area offers lush greenery and tranquil trails, making it an ideal spot for a leisurely hike or a peaceful picnic. Don’t forget your camera – the Tullydermot Waterfalls provide the perfect backdrop for stunning photographs and unforgettable memories. View more here

The Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail

No trip to Cavan is complete without tackling the famous Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail, often referred to as the ‘Stairway to Heaven Ireland’. This popular walk is known for its boardwalk that winds its way up the mountainside, offering spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. The trail leads you to the summit of Cuilcagh Mountain, where you’ll be rewarded with panoramic vistas that stretch for miles. It’s one of the most iconic and scenic hikes in Ireland, and an absolute must for any outdoor enthusiast.

Shannon Pot

The Shannon Pot, known as the source of the mighty River Shannon, is a site that attracts visitors from all over Ireland. This small, tranquil pool in the heart of Cavan is steeped in mythology and history. It’s fascinating to think that the River Shannon, Ireland’s longest river, begins its journey here. The area around Shannon Pot is perfect for a scenic walk, offering a peaceful escape and a chance to connect with nature and history.

Your stay at the Cavan Crystal Hotel

We invite you to explore these remarkable outdoor attractions during your stay at our family hotel in Cavan. Each location offers its own unique charm and beauty, promising a variety of experiences that will delight visitors of all ages. From breathtaking waterfalls and historic sites to scenic trails and tranquil rivers, Cavan is a haven for those who love the great outdoors. Book your stay with us today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in this stunning region.

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