Things To Do | Activities | Killeshandra Cavan Ireland

Walking in Killeshandra, Cavan


Killeshandra Forest Walk

Terrain: 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 here. Click here for map of the walk

Guided Natural History Walks

T: +353 (0) 87 669 9681 e:
Learn about the wild birds, insects and plants living in County Cavan with a qualified nature guide, Heather Bothwell from Killeshandra.
Click here for more information

Woodford Canal & Forest Walk, Ballyconnell

Terrain: Forest path Distance: 5km Grade: Easy Approximate Time: 1 hour 20 mins
Start at the Shopping Centre/Petrol station car park at the bridge in Ballyconnell and cross the road to a small amenity park. Click here for map of the walk

Adventure Activities in Killeshandra

ODD Outdoors and Dirty (ODD)

Activity Games Park, Brackley Lake, Ballyconnell
e: t: +353 (0)49 952 3877
ODD offers a wide range of exciting adventures - mud buggies, laser war games system, laser clay shoot system and hover craft. Age 16 and over.

Cavan Canoe Centre

small_picture_of_clough_oughter_castle.jpgCarraatraw, Innismore, Butlersbridge
t: +353 (0)87 290 5752

Cavan Canoe Centre is the gateway to Inishmore Island at the centre of Lough Oughter waterways. Discover exciting aspects of local geology, archaeology, wildlife, and history in this intriguing area of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark. Join us at this beautiful location on the River Erne for a memorable experience. Cavan Canoeing offer kayak/canoe instruction, local nature and historical tours, summer camps, school trips and complete multi day packages for individuals groups families and friends.

Wildflower Mountain Biking

Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan
t: +353 (0)49 952 3923 or (0)87 614 3527 e:
'Wildflower' organise cycling and walking holidays, for families and beginners, to serious enthusiasts. Wildflower can organise routes, places to stay, guided tours, airport and luggage transfers, cycle hire and maps.

Crazy Golf and Tennis

Drumyouth, Arvagh, Co Cavan
Tel: +353 (0) 49 4335460

Culture and Heritage

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark

The Marble Arch Caves Global is a managed, conserved area in Counties Cavan and Fermanagh with a variety of natural and heritage cultural sites. The Geopark has been recognised by UNESCO as providing a wide diversity of interesting sites and events for visitors and locals alike. Visit for further information.

Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre

Ballyhugh, Ballyconnell, Co Cavan t: +353 (0)49 952 6044 e:

Dedicated to the promotion of the rich cultural heritage of West Cavan, Ballyhugh runs workshops in arts, crafts, Irish music and dance. The centre also houses a unique collection of artefacts and local photographs. Directions: Ballyhugh is located 8 km from Belturbet on the N87 Ballyconnell road.

Bear Essentials & Silver Bear Centre Showroom and Venue

Tiernawannagh, Bawnboy, Co Cavan t: +353 (0)49 952 3461 Mob: +353 (0)87 76 105 37
Open 7 days Mon - Sat 9.30am - 6pm Sun 11am - 6pm
Visit Bear Essentials showroom and see artist bears, Steiff, Gund and Russ bears, teddy bear making kits, soft toys, dolls, doll's houses, candles, jewellery, hand-woven scarves, woodwork, local photography and paintings. Classes for children take place at Easter, Summer and Halloween.

One Day Easter Workshop for children age 6 - 16
from 10am - 4pm on 1st of April
Sewing, cooking, baking, decorating and celebrating Easter.

Craft & Cookery Summer School 12th - 15th of July 10am - 1pm
The aim of our craft summer school is to experience new skills especially skills in crafts like toy making, wood work, jewellery making, simple clothe design and also cooking & baking. Age 6 - 16

German Summer School for beginners,
including speech and German language,
German food and Culture age 6 - 16
19th - 22nd of July 10am - 1pm

Family or group activity in Teddy Bear Making
age 3 - 99.
Bear Essentials offers this workshop all year round in the unique Silver Bear Centre, surrounded by gardens, picnic area and play ground.
48 hour booking in advance is essential.

Golf in Killeshandra. Cavan


Belturbet Golf Club (9 Hole)

Erne Hill t: +353 (0)49 952 2287
Parkland course with majority of holes played to elevated greens.
Length of course: 4889m (5,347 yards) Par 68
County Cavan Golf Club Drumelis House, Cavant: +353 (0)49 433 1541 e:
18 holes Par: 70 Length: 5632 metres
A feature of this historic parkland course is the number of mature trees, some over 100 years old. Facilities include a bar, restaurant, pro-shop and driving range. Cavan County Golf club is situated 10 miles from Killeshandra on the R198 to Cavan.

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