Bawnboy, Ballyconnell, Co Cavan

The Keepers Arms Packages

Extended Family Breaks At the Keepers Arms

Thinking of booking a break with your extended family?  One where you can enjoy some quality, stress free time, where grandparents, parents and children can all come together and enjoy eachothers company?

At the Keepers Arms we are offering our fabulous Extended Family Breaks that will cater for your every need.  Located in the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, this property and the surrounding area has so much to offer if you are looking for that special break away.

Keeping Little One Amused

Just minutes from The Keepers Arms you can visit the calming waters of Brackley Lake, where you can fish, swim or simply sit by the lakeshore and enjoy the wonderful views the lake has to offer.  Our village playground is just a few minutes walk from us and perfect for burning off some energy at any time of the day.

Book a Build Bear Workshop at Bear Essentials and enjoy this really special experience with your children.

Interested in walking, then we have some of the most wonderful quiet country roads to meander with mountain lakes, wonderful hedgerows, lake views and mountain trails.

For the Active Family

The Cavan Canoe Centre is a great day out, book a guided canoe tour and learn a little more about our region from the water.

Outdoor and Dirty is just a 5 minute drive from The Keepers Arms and offers some great adrenalin junkie activities including go karting, paintballing and hovercraft experiences.

Check out the Stairway to Heaven, a 6.5 hour walk with breath-taking views of Cavan, Fermanagh and across the border region.

For Some Quiet Time

For some quiet time, Jampaling Buddhist Centre offers a range of experiences in meditation that can be enjoyed as a half or full day experience.

Treat yourself to luxurious treatment in the nearby the Ciuin Spa – a truly relaxing experience and one that will provide you with some wonderful me time.

Of course you could simply relax in our garden with a glass of wine and a good book, or simply watch the sun setting over Bawnboy Village.

For more information on what to see and do nearby simply click the A-Z link

T’s & C’s

To Enjoy our Our Extended Family Breaks Package  

Your booking must require a minimum of 6 rooms

B&B 45 per adult – children 20 sharing adult room

Delicious 3 Course Dinner inclu Main Course and Dessert + Tea/Coffee €23.00

Children Main & Dessert €10

We are now taking bookings for guests staying with us from 20th July 2020

Taste the Island Offer – Pull a Pint and Bag a Limited Edition Keepers Arms T-Shirt

A fabulous limited edition offer where you can pull a pint of the black stuff and not only enjoy your favourite tipple but get to take home one of our limited edition Taste the Island t-shirts. This is a Keepers Arms Exclusive.
We’ve persuaded pub owner Bryan to lend his wisdom in the art of pulling the perfect pint.  Seldom do you get the opportunity to personally pull your very own perfect pint, take your time and whilst it settles you can enjoy the unique atmosphere of one of Cavans oldest pubs plus you get to take home one of our limited edition Keepers Arms tee’s.  Whats not to love about this offer!
This limited edition offer is available for €14.95

Finding Your Cavan Roots Package

If you are returning to Cavan and in particular  Bawnboy, Templeport, Swanlinbar area, we may be able to offer you assistance in finding your roots with local genealogists, historians and guides.  We are offering 2 nights stay, dinner on arrival and on the second night of your stay, bed and breakfast.

Finding Your Cavan Roots Package €110.00 pps

The Keepers Arms – Cuilcagh Board – Stairway to Heaven

Planning to take a hike and completing the Cuilcagh Board Walk? Then why not book in for lunch at the Keepers Arms. We are offering you a great place to enjoy a well-deserved meal on completion of your walk.

Choose two courses from our delicious bar menu and take a little time out in one of Cavan most authentic Irish Pubs. Ease into the quiet relaxing atmosphere of The Keepers Arms and savor the most home cooked delicious menu.

Stay 1 night at The Keepers Arms and enjoy taking the Stairway to Heaven Walk, return to The Keepers Arms to a refreshing well poured pint of the black stuff or something similar!

Stay 2 nights taking some time to explore the Cavan Burren Forest Park.  This is the perfect place to picnic and enjoy a less strenuous outdoors day.

Lunch from                                                              €15 – €25 per person

One night Bed & Breakfast                                 €45 – €55 per person

Two night Bed & Breakfast                                 €90 – €110 per person

One night Bed & Breakfast with Bar Menu     €65 – €75 per person

Two night Bed & Breakfast with Bar Menu    €130 – €160 per person 

Pedal And Kayak the Hidden Heartlands of Bawnboy Countryside

Mountain Bikes and E-Bikes for hire from   €30 per person per day 

Kayak Hire – Cavan Adventure Centre + 353 49 4893 630

Take a self-guided kayak tour along the charming shores that is Cavan’s Hidden Heartland. Whether for fitness or adventure or just for a bit of craic, we welcome all types of paddlers from beginners to advanced and we have various types of Kayak crafts available to suit particular needs. Single or Tandem to sit-on-top or sea kayaks. And if you don’t know the difference, we will advise you.

Half day 3.5hours                 €30 per adult

Half day                                 €16 per child (U17)

Full day                                  €50 per adult

Full day                                  €30 per child (U17)

The Perfect Group Get Away – Meditation & Mindfulness – In association with Jampling Buddhist Retreat

Bawnboy is home to two of Irelands most unique places of meditation and mindfulness.

Jampaling is a Buddhist Centre located on the outskirts of the village and presents a place peace and tranquility in the busyness of today’s world. Join in a morning of meditation and mindfulness.

The Ancient Island of St Mogues dates back to the 6th century.  It play host to the remains of early Christian monastic ruins and presents you with an excellent opportunity to contemplate in this truly unique environment. Journey to St Mogues by boat and take some time to drink in the quietness of this rather special island. Pre boking necessary.

Enjoy 2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast with a picnic option, an afternoon of meditation at Jampaling and visit to St Mogues Island

Meditation & Mindfulness Retreat, Dinner, B&B €189.00 pps

Bear Essential – The Silver Bear Centre – Build a Bear’ Teddy Bear Making Experience.

What all teddy bear workshops have in common is that they are memorable and enjoyable. You are going to have fun and experience craft activities together with friends and family.

All workshops are suitable for children and adults and we can make any workshop adaptable for special needs groups.

Imagine how proud you will feel when you have made your very own teddy bear!

Click to Book or Phone 087 7610537 

Sleep Over Special

Add a One Night Sleep Over at the Keepers Arms

2 adults plus 2 children, bed, breakfast and dinner – €180

Why not view our Special Offers for Anglers