Stay at the Church View, Great Attractions
To visit in
County Cavan and the surrounding area
Clough Oughter Castle, Lough Oughter, Near Killeshandra is the impressive Anglo - Norman Castle, sited on an island in the middle of Lough Oughter. It was built by in the early 13th century but was soon captured by the O' Reilly clan, the Irish rulers of east Breifne.
Castle Coole, Castle Coole was designed by James Wyatt and completed in 1798 for the first Earl of Belmore. The surrounding 700 acre estate is a fitting setting for the mansion and there are enjoyable walks through the Grand Yard, the servants' quarters and tunnel and an ice house.
Marble Arch Caves,These caves allow visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and chambers. The impressive stalactites which glisten above streamways will captivate every member of the family
Golfing in County Cavan.Church View Guest House boasts a number of prestigious Golf Courses within a radius of 2 minutes to 45 minutes drive from us, so we are the the ideal location for your golfing holiday in County Cavan and the surrounding area.
The Irish Lakelands have some of the finest wild brown trout in Ireland, Lough Sheelin (from Irish Loch Síodh Linn, meaning "lake of the fairy pool") is one of the most famous, a limestone freshwater lough covering an area of approximately 1,900 hectares located on the borders of County Westmeath, County Meath and County Cavan.
Lough Allen Adventure Centre, This activity centre specialises in kayaking, windsurfing and a host of other adventure activities. It caters for all ability levels and offers safe yet challenging surfing trips to the sea, open boating, rafting, hill and gorge walking.
Enniskillen Castle & Museum, The castle was founded by the Gaelic Maguire chieftains and the family ruled the are from this stronghold and forms and important part of Fermanagh's history and heritage. It also houses the Fermanagh County Museum.
Maguire's Chair, Glangevlin, A large stone known as 'Maguire's chair' is deposited on the right hand side of the road, roughly 4 miles from Glangevlin and is so-called because it was supposedly the inauguration site of the Maguire clan in medieval times. The view from here is magnificent.
The Irish Lakelands, boast thousands of lakes (Loughs) and several thousand kilometres of pike bearing rivers and canals which are largely underutilised. The availability and quality of fishing means that Irish pike angling can satisfy the expectations of specialist, experienced and novice anglers alike.
St. Kilians Heritage Centre celebrates the life, work, martyrdom and cult of St. Kilian who was born in Mullagh in 640 AD. Maps, photographs, statuettes, manuscripts and art reproductions bring to life the work of Irish missionaries in Europe in the 6 th and 7 th centuries.The exhibition also traces the development of Gaelic script for the Ogham writing of the 4 th - 7th centuries and the Wurzburg Glosses ( the earliest example of written Irish c.750 ) to the illuminated script of the Book of Kells.
If youve ever dreamt, about a coarse angling trip to County Cavan Ireland and wondered how you can turn that dream into reality, then the answer is at your fingertips. Picture yourself with your first catch of a bream or winning one of the many angling festivals such as the Belturbet Coarse Angling competition, The King of Clubs or the World Pairs.
Church View Guest House have a specialist website dedicated to our fishermen Fishing Holiday Cavan website
The Sheelin Irish Lace Shop and Museum, The Museum is a private collection which houses approximately 700 exhibits, illustrating all the five main types of Lace which were made in Ireland. On display are Wedding Dresses, Wedding Veils, Shawls, Parasols, Collars, Baby Bonnets, Christening Gowns, Flounces, Jackets and many more items. The exhibits can be split up into five categories: Irish Crochet Lace, Youghal Needlelace, Inishmacsaint Needlelace, Carrickmacross Lace and Limerick Lace.
Turbet Island Motte & Bailey Belturbet, Turbet island and the Motte and Bailey is a fantastic place to go for a walk, in Belturbet have a picnic, and get lost in the surroundings of peace and nature. It is easily accessible by car or by foot and all trails are fully accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. There are 15 Other Routes in Cavan including Killykeen forest park 10 mins drive away.
Walking in County Cavan, Cavan is renowned for its fantastic walking trails. Some examples include: 4 x Fáilte Ireland looped walks – Killeshandra (7k), Ballyconnell Canal Walk (6km), Castle Lake, Bailieborough (7km) The Cavan Way (26km) Cuilcagh Mountain climb and heritage town trails
Florence Court House is set in the beautiful Fermanagh countryside and is one of the most important houses in the northwest. It is surrounded by a large area of parkland, garden and woodland, with breathtaking views to Benaughlin and the Cuilcagh Mountains. Discover many serene and beautiful corners by exploring the Pleasure Grounds and the Walled Garden in this magnificent demesne.
Sean Eamon Ruairi Trail, The Sean Eamonn Ruairi Trail takes you though a preserved rural Irish landscape, through old fields, past abandoned farmsteads, into the uplands surrounding the small village of Glangevlin. The landscape was the home of Sean Eamonn Ruairi, the last native Irish speaker in West Cavan and serves as a reminder of days gone by.
On Yer Bike Tours, On Yer Bike Tours has a range of gents, ladies and children's bikes for hire. Each bike comes equipped with helmet, pump and pannier bag. Child seats are available upon request. The bikes can be hired on a daily, weekly, or longer period. Located in the historic town of Belturbet, County Cavan which sits on the banks of the River Erne, this picturesque town has a lot to offer and what better way to explore than on a bike.
Killeshandra Forest Walk, Hillside walk on forest path Distance: 6 km Approximate Time: 1 hour Begin the Walk at the Town Lake/Strand on the Belturbet Road. To get there, turn right down the hill at the Ulster Bank, before turning left at the Town Lake/Strand. Parking available.
Castle Saunderson, In 2012, Scouting ireland opened a cracking new Scout Centre. Set in nearly 100 acres of mixed woodland, lakes, rivers and camp sites, there is enough for even the most active of troops
Scouting Ireland has over 40,000 members across Ireland, including Northern Ireland where it works in partnership with the Scout Association Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom Scout Association.
Cavan Canoe Centre, Cavan Canoe Centre have a variety of canoes and kayaks available for rent.
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Cavan Equestrian Centre, Cavan Equestrian, Horse Marketing and Event Centre is located on the edge of Cavan Town in Southern Ireland. The complex is ideally situated in the Centre of Ireland with easy access to seaports and to the two main International Airports, Dublin and Belfast and has ample Hotel and B & B accommodation available locally
Out Doors and Dirty, Try Rage buggy racing, Powerturn Dragsters, Shooting, and Hovercraft Racing on Ireland's only wild water lake and grass course. Add paintball, laser combat, KMX karts, archery plus 'alternative' team building challenges, and youre spoilt for choice. Enjoy Out Doors and Dirty's Gamespark outside Ballyconnell which offers adrenaline-fuelled action.
Belturbet Station Museum,, tours can be booked for groups and can tailored to suit your needs. The tour ends with tea/coffee, a scone and a sit down in our delightful 'Goods store' centre. 5 Euro per person per tour (based on ten persons per group). Call Tony Prior (087) 263 9764
Visit the Belturbet Railway Restoration Association website
Bear Essentials, Bear Essentials specialises in Teddy Bears and Baby Bear Gifts. They have famous brands like Steiff, Charlie Bears, Bukowski Bears and our own special range too. They are collectable Teddy Bears designed by Anke Morgenroth. There is a gift shop and play area for visitors and there is many themed workshops too.
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