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Cabra Castle stands proudly on 100 acres of gardens and parkland, complete with its own nine hole golf course. The current castle dates from 1760 and its long history lends a mature, cultured air to the property – an atmosphere that can be appreciated and enjoyed by anyone strolling along the Castle’s magnificent hallways and stairwells. Follow in the footsteps of historical characters such as Oliver Cromwell and James II, and treat yourself to a stay in this magnificent Castle. Cabra is an ideal base from which to discover the mystery and the magic of County Cavan, the Lake Country – a county with an ancient and colourful heritage.

The hotel’s guestrooms are a splendid collection of carefully designed, superbly fitted guestrooms with generous space and comfort to ensure you can enjoy a relaxing evening’s rest. All 80 bedrooms are fitted out to the highest possible standards with every comfort and modern facilities.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Satellite TV
  • Luxurious Bathrooms
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Direct-Dial Telephone

At Cabra, the aim is to make your meals memorable, and the castle staff endeavours to operate to the highest of gastronomic standards. All tastes and fancies are catered for at Cabra, and all of food is either home grown or 100% guaranteed Irish.

Derby Bar:

The Derby Bar serves food throughout the day from an extensive light dining menu. Enjoy such favourites as our Hearty Hotpot served by the fireside on a Winter’s Day, classic Caesar Salad with our award winning Caesar dressing, succulent Bang Bang Wings – the menu has a variety of options. Be tempted by a delectable afternoon tea in the Drawing Room or just relax with a drink on The Terrace overlooking the gardens. Heavenly…

The Courtroom Restaurant:

Dine royally on a sumptuous menu in the elegant and intimate surroundings of The Courtroom Restaurant. Located on the first floor with a commanding view of the gardens and local parkland, the Courtroom offers an award winning menu featuring the best in Irish cuisine, using locally-sourced and seasonal produce and complimented by a comprehensive wine list.

The Castle’s fully stocked wine cellar will compliment any meal.


On the Map: Kingscourt is located in the southeast corner of County Cavan, in the northeast midlands of Ireland. From the main N2 road connecting Monaghan town (to the north) & Dublin (to the south), Kingscourt is accessed via the R165, which intersects with the N2 just south of Ardee town.

Kingscourt is a busy market town. With Cabra Castle hotel and several B&Bs in the locality, visitors to the town are spoiled for choice. Kingscourt’s Catholic Church, sitting on a ridge high above the town, displays excellent stained glass windows by the renowned Irish artist Evie Hone, who also provided designs for Eton College Chapel. Visitors can explore Dun a Rí Forest Park or play 9 holes of golf at Cabra Castle Golf Course. Situated one mile from Kingscourt, Dun a Rí Forest Park is a place of beauty. Situated in a tranquil glen, Dun a Rí is home to stoat, hare, mink, rabbit and otter, as well as red and grey squirrel along the banks of the River Cabra, which runs through the park. Take a romantic walk through deep, leafy glades & over old bridges. See marvellous views north to Slieve Gullion in County Armagh and the Mountains of Mourne. Some interesting features in the park include Cromwell’s bridge, a wishing well and an ice house. There are four walks of approximately 1.5 -2km in length around the park.

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