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Lough Oughter
Killeshandra, Co. Cavan
Hidden gem
Free to visit
Lough Oughter in Cavan is the perfect spot for outdoor adventures. Hire a canoe and row across the still waters or put your feet up on a guided boat tour.

Clough Oughter Castle stands alone on a small island in the middle of Lough Oughter, hire a canoe and paddle out to explore the castle.

Enjoy the freedom of kayaking or enlist the help of a guide from Cavan Adventure Centre and steer your way to the island. The flooded drumlin landscape features rich wildlife including whooper swans and great crested grebes. Guided boat tours on the lake are also available, as is stand-up paddleboarding.

Extend your trip with a visit to Erne Island Waterpark on Lough Oughter. Plan a day out on the inflatable obstacle course and splash your way around the trampolines and slides.

Why we like it
  • Enjoy water activities for all ages.
  • Explore Lough Oughter Castle.
  • Take a guided boat tour.
  • Spend the day at a waterpark.
Contact details
Cloughoughter Castle, Inishconnell, Co. Cavan, Ireland
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