Cootehill is close to a diverse collection of Cavan’s well-known sights. Among the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Same More Open Farm and the fantastic Church Square. Two other interesting attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Cootehill are the Monaghan County Museum and the Lough an Leagh Mountain.
Cootehill has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Walk through the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of the Cavan County Museum in Virginia. See one or two of the spectacular live performances at the Ramor Theatre in Virginia. Visit the Carrickmacross Lace Gallery in Carrickmacross, to get your fix of art.
Plan a trip to a few of the best child-friendly attractions in the area, including the Cavan Crystal Design and the Rally School Ireland in Monaghan. Take pictures, admire the exhibits and learn about the variety of species at the Wildlife and Heritage Centre in Monaghan.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Hit the trail and discover the ecological parks for which this area is famous, like the Killykeen Forest Park.
If you have a passion for golf, take a trip to the County Cavan Golf Club. It's a perfect way to enjoy the outdoors.
Watch Cavan favourites, the Monaghan GAA, take to the field at the iconic St. Tiernach's Park, Clones. On match days the stadium becomes a sea of white and blue, as local Gaelic football lovers flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
When it’s time to relax after a busy day discovering the charms of Cootehill, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Radisson Blu Farnham Estate Hotel, Cavan, the Cabra Castle Hotel, Kingscourt and the Cavan Crystal Hotel are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.