About Belturbet, Co. Cavan

Belturbet is a warm, friendly town with a big welcome waiting for you. Nestled along the banks of the River Erne. The town can be easily explored on foot by following the heritage trail or wandering the nooks and crannies to discover Belturbet for yourself. Belturbet is a historic town which boasts many heritage sites and is steeped in over 400 years of history.

Fishing in Belturbet

View of Belturbet and Kilconny BridgeRenowned for its angling, Belturbet is surrounded by the Erne river and numerous lakes and is considered to be one of Ireland's best fishing destinations, making it a popular choice for fishermen. Each July and September one of Ireland's oldest angling festivals is held on the river Erne. Whether you just want to dangle your legs off the marina or stand waist high fly-fishing in the river, you will be surrounded by breathtaking landscape.

Things to do in Belturbet

When you come to Belturbet you can create your own pace of life and be as active or relaxed as you want. There are plenty of family friendly outdoor amenities and stunning scenery to take in, all free of course. If you have a more active group maybe a hen or stag party, Belturbet and its surrounding areas host’s a number of outdoor activities from water sports to land based fun. If the weather is not so good there are still lots of local indoor activities to keep you occupied.

Having the real Irish town experience allows you to wander safely along country lanes and sit by the romantic riverbanks. Afterwards there will be a welcome at the bar and you can sit by the fire and have great food brought to your table. Music, both traditional Irish and popular can be found in the town

With plenty to offer, whether you’re looking for a relaxing break or for something a little livelier, Belturbet has got something for everyone. A memorable experience awaits you all you need to do is make your way to Belturbet in the Lakeland County.

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