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Highlights in County Cavan

  • Family fun
  • Rolling hills
  • Ancient castles
  • Superb fishing

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in County Cavan

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County Cavan
Holiday Rental • 130 m² • 3 Bedrooms
4.5
(3 reviews)
This luxury three bedroom townhouse situated on the banks of Upper Lough Erne and with direct access to the Shannon-Erne Waterway and the new Blueway, offers the holiday maker a peaceful, quiet and relaxing stay with all the benefits of being located close to the waters edge.The spaceThe townhouse is newly decorated and fitted to a very high spec level with a main room en-suite, full shower bathroom and a downstairs guest bathroom.Guest accessThe entire 3 bedroom house which sleeps 5 is yours to use for your luxury breakLocally there are many eateries including the Seven Horsehoe's Hotel in...
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County Cavan
Holiday Rental • 6 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
5.0
(4 reviews)
Ideally situated on the banks of Upper Lough Erne and with direct access to the Shannon-Erne Waterway, Foalies Bridge 22, offers the holiday maker a peaceful, quiet and relaxing stay with all the benefits of being located close to the waters edge. The dormer bungalow is newly built, complete with a log burning fire and fitted out to a very high spec level. The bungalow has four bedrooms, two en-suite and a third bathroom. It has a large landing upstairs offering fabulous views of the surrounding Geopark and wetlands. The house comes equipped with most modern mod cons including Wi-Fi.Also im...
from €139 / night
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County Cavan
Holiday Rental • 8 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
This luxury three bedroom house situated on the banks of Upper Lough Erne and with direct access to the Shannon-Erne Waterway and the new Blueway, offers the holiday maker a peaceful, quiet and relaxing stay with all the benefits of being located close to the waters edge. The house is newly decorated and fitted to a very high spec level with a main room en-suite, full shower bathroom and a downstairs guest bathroom.The main bedroom upstairs offers stunning views of the surrounding Geopark and wetlands. The apartment comes equipped with most modern mod cons including WI-Fi. Riverrun is a pri...
from €174 / night

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Prices and availability

Holiday lettings prices in County Cavan

€168for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
€198 annual average
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Holiday lettings availability in County Cavan

42%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Holiday homes and rentals in County Cavan

Homes in a lively Irish county

Located in the north of Ireland, Cavan is known for its many lakes – around 365 in fact! To the northwest, Cavan county is mountainous and inhabitants are few and far between. Looking for a holiday home in Cavan? Heading towards Cavan town you’ll find the famous Cavan lakes, and to the east are smaller, delightful villages. All areas of Cavan county will enchant you with the traditional Irish welcome.

Homes in Cavan County at great prices

Holiday homes in Cavan County are ideal for travellers on a tight budget, but perfect for people who refuse to compromise on quality. You’ll find beautiful holiday homes packed with character, truly a home from home. County Cavan is known for its amazing vistas, and the holiday homes you’ll find there look over the incredible countryside. Look out for homes along one of Cavan’s many rivers and lakes for a waterside view.

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The area and getting around

Explore Cavan County’s lakes and rivers

With one lake for every day of the year, you’d be forgiven for thinking that seeing a new one may get old, but one thing is guaranteed in Cavan County, you’ll find something new to delight and astonish you at every one of its lakes and rivers. Dotted around their banks are pretty villages with a true Irish feel, providing welcome food and beverages to the visitors to their shores. Explore at your own pace and enjoy the welcome at each stop.

Ancient glacial action carved into the landscape!

Cavan County’s landscapes are known as ‘drumlin’, an Irish word which means ‘littlest ridge’. These ridges were created by glaciers passing over the land, leaving a permanent mark in the topography, and while they are often seen as clear lines or ridges, they can also refer to egg-shaped structures which while not unique to Cavan are very rare. There are no cities in Cavan County, but the main town on the county, Cavan, is a delight and well worth a visit.

Travellers and activities

County Cavan for fishing enthusiasts

With so many lakes and rivers, it’s not a surprise that County Cavan is an absolute paradise for fishing lovers, nor that it is considered to be one of Europe’s best course fishing destinations. Species to be found include perch, roach, pike and tench. If course angling isn’t your thing, head to Lough Sheelin for sport fishing of brown trout. You will not find a more stunning backdrop to your fishing expedition than in County Cavan.

County Cavan for history hunters

Whether you’re interested in natural history or the lives of humans across millennia, County Cavan is a history lover’s nirvana. Great stones considered too large to have been laid by humans, known as the Giant’s Graveyard, are now known to be an important ancient burial site where all the huge stones point north. Sometime between 200BC to 400AD the Darragh fort was built, including a gold covered shrine to the Celtic Sun God. More recently, 17th century stately homes built by invading English and Scots still grandly stand across the county. No matter what period of time interests you, you’ll have so much to explore in County Cavan!

Jonathan Swift wrote part of Gulliver’s Travels while staying in Cavan and was inspired by his host, reputed to be ‘a very large man’!

Top 5 travel tips in County Cavan

1. Enjoy independent shops in Cavan town

The vibrant, modern town of Cavan has all the regular high street stores and also a superb range of exciting independent shops and boutiques for unique shopping opportunities. Warm and welcoming cafes will keep you fully stocked with coffee and cake!

2. See the Legeelan Sweathouses

These were a common form of building in west Cavan, and consist of dry stone walls built into a hut shape. A fire was built within and a naked patient would crawl in to sweat in the heat to rid themselves of a multitude of ailments. No longer used, the buildings remain to this day.

3. Visit Cavan’s farmer’s market

Cavan town’s Saturday farmer’s market is not to be missed. Browse the stalls packed with everything from fresh fish, prawns and crabs to just-picked vegetables and fruit. Locally grown, much of the produce is organic and all is top-quality.

4. Experience the history of Cavan at Cavan County Museum

The exhibitions at this delightful museum cover the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and into medieval times. A great way to connect with artefacts and life from times gone by. Take note! Cavan County Museum is home to the largest outdoor replica trench in the UK and Ireland!

5. Marvel at Cloughoughter Castle

Built on an island in Lough Oughter, the ruins of this powerful castle can be visited on foot. However, for a truly dazzling view, take one of the boat tours on the lake to see the castle from the water.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in County Cavan

How much do the holiday homes in County Cavan cost on average?

Based on our data, County Cavan has an average price of €128.85 per night, which is a relatively high one for a destination in Ireland.

When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in County Cavan?

Travellers who want to be budget-friendly should visit County Cavan in January, February, and March the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of €106.35, €110.82, and €120.93 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of holiday homes in County Cavan go up the most?

Following the data observed in 2020, the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of June (€142.43), October (€139.52), and December (€135.97).

Should I plan a trip to County Cavan well in advance?

It's worthwhile to be proactive in County Cavan as only 37% of the properties are free, following the data observed in 2020.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

January, March, and February are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the largest number of properties free, with respective average availability figures of 57%, 51.25% and 50%.

During which months are there fewer rentals available in County Cavan?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is July (only 16.5% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by August (21%), and June (24.25%).

How many holiday rentals does Holidu have in County Cavan?

Our inventory contains approximately 60 properties from 7 partners.

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