Lake Avenue House Bed and Breakfast located on the County Cavan, County Fermanagh and County Leitrim borders makes it a perfect base to explore the North West of Ireland. There is so much to see and do. The following are just some suggestions.
Cuilcagh Boardwalk or as it is more better know “The Stairway to Heaven” is located in Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark about 30 mins drive from our B&B. This walk is about 14km round trip, after 4km you’ll be greeted with a boardwalk that stretches to the summit of Cuilcagh Mountain. From the summit of Cuilcagh Mountain you get breath taking views of the surrounding landscape.
County Cavan Tourism County Cavan is buzzing with lively towns and villages, award-winning restaurants, contemporary hotels, outdoor adventure, canoeing, mud buggies, a vibrant arts and theatre scene and friendly people. With spectacular scenery, championship golf courses, walks, cycle routes, museum, heritage and cultural centres, excellent angling, sparkling lakes, cruising and many activities, County Cavan is a popular destination.
Cavan Burren The Cavan Burren is about three kilometres south of Blacklion and north-west of Cuilcagh Mountain, this is a remarkable limestone plateau at an altitude of between seven hundred and nine hundred feet, which is now beginning to be recognized as one of the finest relict landscapes of its size in all of Ireland.
County Fermanagh Tourism. Home to world famous attractions such as Belleek Pottery and Marble Arch Caves as well as three exquisite National Trust properties, it really won’t take you long to discover why so many people come year after year to this truly unforgettable Lakeland County.
Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark located in County Fermanagh, off Route N87, are a short drive from Lake Avenue House. The Marble Arch Caves are host to one of Europe’s finest show caves allowing visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers. The Caves are 5 minutes from Florence Court House and 15 minutes from Enniskillen Town.
Slieve Russell Hotel The Slieve Russell Hotel and Country Club is renown world wide for its 18 hole championship golf course and is but a 10 minute drive away.
Bear Essentials and Silver Bear Centre Bawnboy…provides tours and hands-on workshops for families, groups and schools, the teddy bear gift shop houses a huge collection of Anke’s hand-made Mohair teddy bears and Baby Essentials besides art, crafts and one-off pieces of women fashion. Garden, picnic area, car park & playground on premises.
Jampa Ling Tibeatan Buddhist Centre Bawnboy….offers day and weekend workshops, teachings and a lot more events over the year.
Florencecourt House Florence Court is set against the stunning backdrop of the Cuilcagh Mountains. It was the home of the Earls of Enniskillen and is one of the most important houses in Ulster. Five minutes drive from Florencecourt House are The Marble Arch Cave.
Enniskillen Castle Set in County Fermanagh’s Lakeland on the banks of the picturesque River Erne you will find Enniskillen Castle. This fine castle, once the home of the Gaelic Maguire chieftains, represents an important part of Fermanagh’s rich history and heritage. Exploring the Castle and the Town of Enniskillen would be an excellent way to spend a day.
Belleek China Once known as the the “Belleek Pottery Works Company” it first conducted business back as early as 1857 manufacturing heavy earthenware and has progressed over the years to become the highly acclaimed creator of fine Parian china which is known the world over.
St Peter’s Church St Peter’s Church and Grave Yard are a short walk from Lake Avenue House. From the front of the church there is a beautiful view of Templeport Lake and St Mogue’s Island. There has been a church at this site since the 12th Century. There are Roman references to a church here in 1414 and 1426.
Fishing in Cavan The fisheries in County Cavan comprise of many major river systems and their associated lakes. The River Erne and its main tributaries, the Shannon Erne Waterway and the Dromore/Annalee system dominate the middle of the county. These lakes and rivers are excellent for Coarse and Pike fishing.
Horse Riding Drumcoura Lake Resort, Ballinamore, Leitrim are both only a 10-minute drive from Lake Avenue House B&B
Arigna Mining Experience We offer a chance to experience the life of an Arigna miner underground, whilst also taking the opportunity to interpret and preserve the social and mining traditions of the area.
Irish Genealogical Research The Irish Family History Foundation is the coordinating body for a network of county-based genealogical research centres on the island of Ireland. These centres have computerised millions of Irish genealogical records, including church records, census returns and gravestone inscriptions.
Ballinamore, County Leitrim Located in the heart of Ireland’s enchanting lakeland, Ballinamore, County Leitrim offers a diverse range of attractions and activities for visitors and holidaymakers