Cootehill is set in the heart of Lakeland and is an ideal touring centre. Visitors can take a stroll through beautiful Dartry Wood and enjoy lunch at the scenic Halton’s Point picnic area.
A short drive in either direction will take you to Billy Fox Park or to Castle lake & Forest walk Bailieborough. Both make ideal playgrounds for children or adults seeking the excitement of exploration or relaxation.
The countryside around Cootehill is one of the most striking and a perfect example of Drumlin landscape, a phenomenon created by the ice cap which left behind thousands of low round hills and many lakes dotted with wooded islands. These are the features, which provide much of the picturesque scenery of the area
Cootehill Heritage Town Trail
Five minutes from hotel: with five Different walking trails
Dartrey walks pdf
Billy Fox Park
Located about 8 Miles From Cootehill, three miles north of Shercock, in Bawn, Co Monaghan just off The Ballybay Road. A beautiful quiet oasis that few apart from locals know about. It covers an area of approximately 6.3 hectares.
Castle Lake & Forest Walk, Bailieborough
Distance from Hotel: 36 minutes
Distance: 3km or 7km
Terrain: Through forest park and lake shore on secure paths
Approximate Time: 45 mins or 1 hour 25 mins.
Deerpark Forest Walk Virginia
Distance from Hotel: 47 minute
Terrain: lakeshore & forest path
Approximate time: 1 hour
Mullagh Hill Walk, Mullagh
Distance from Hotel: 57 minutes
Distance: 2km Grade: Moderate
Terrain: Steep path
Distance: 2 km
Approximate Time: 30 mins
Download the Cavan Walking Guide for maps and information on all marked walks in Cavan.