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Cavan is a beautiful land of lakes in the middle of the island of Ireland, a county with a rich and ancient heritage.

Cavan people and visitors to the county have for years enjoyed the health benefits of the tranquil landscapes of the Lakelands, Burren and Cavan's famed rolling drumlin hills.
Enjoyment is the art of living in the moment and these days visitors can experience holistic therapies from all over the world, allowing the mind and body to re-balance and revitalise.

Cavan Town and environs have a disability strategy in place, developed  in consultation with disability advisory groups and have made major efforts to provide an accessible tourism experience for visitors. Staff are trained to cater to the needs of persons with accessibility issues There are symbols in place to show the accessibility of facilities.
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The Great Western Greenway, Co Mayo

The Great Western Greenway, Co Mayo

The Great Western Greenway cycle trail skirts the rugged Atlantic coast of Co. Mayo in Western Ireland. It offers stunning panoramic views over the vast seascape of Clew Bay, its archipelago of drowned drumlin islands, the vast Nephin mountain range and Bellacragher Bay. You can enjoy a wide range of activities when visiting Westport, Newport, Mulranny and Achill Island, such as: walking, golf, sea kayaking on the blue flag beaches, shore and sea angling, fine dining and excellent leisure facilities. The 42 km Great Western Greenway offers an exhilarating and safe cycling experience for all the family with gentle gradients, through some of the most spectacular landscapes and seascapes in Europe.

Visit the website for The Great Western Greenway, Co Mayo www.mulranny.ie; www.greenway.ie

Loop Head Peninsula in Co. Clare - Kilkee

Loop Head Peninsula in Co. Clare - Kilkee

The Loop Head peninsula retains beauty and isolation while still being in a position to offer visitors a professional and unique experience of an Ireland that is forgotten by many mainstream tourist destinations. The waters were declared by Jacques Cousteau to be the finest for scuba diving in Europe. Visitors can take tour boats to admire dolphins, whales and numerous seas birds. It is famous for its impressive cliffs that dive dramatically into the sea and an incredible diversity of marine life.

www.LoopHead.ie

Sheep's Head peninsula

Sheep's Head peninsula

Sheep's head Peninsula is located in southern Ireland. In 2009, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in protected areas. Sheep's Head is rigged with unrivaled charm and is a true hidden gem in Ireland's vast history. An ideal means to see the incredible ancient lands and enjoy lively festivals celebrating local traditions. Others magnificent sceneries not to miss are the fuchsias in full-bloom along the trails, the powerful waves crashing against the coastal rocks and last but not least the busy pubs filled with charm.

www.thesheepsheadway.ie

Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula

Knights in armour © Carlingford

Carlingford and the Cooley Peninsula are located in the east of Ireland. In 2008, they were awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in Intangible Heritage. Carlingford is packed with ancient buildings and quaint streets documenting the different settlements and far-reaching history of the area. The surroundings attract with a lush forest park and an equestrian and trekking centre.

www.carlingford.ie

Clonakilty District

Entrance to Clonakilty District © Clonakilty District

Clonakilty District is located in south-west Ireland. In 2007, it was awarded the title of Best Emerging European Rural Destination of Excellence. On the coast of south-west Ireland, visitors can expect to find farmers markets that offer local products and unique cultural events, museums and trips to the local marshland which act as a wildlife refuge.

www.clonakilty.ie

Last update: 14/01/2014 | Top