See what Virginia has to offer
THINGS TO DO DURING YOUR STAY
THINGS TO DO DURING YOUR STAY
Play 9 Holes
Whether you’re visiting Virginia, Co. Cavan for business or pleasure, make a round of golf one of your top priorities. Situated on Ireland’s Ancient East, Virginia is home to Lough Ramor, one of Cavan’s most picturesque lakes.
Our nine-hole golf course offers stunning views of Lough Ramor and features narrow tree-lined fairways which are a challenge to even the most experienced golfer. Virginia Golf Club is renowned for its friendly atmosphere and visitors are always most welcome.
- Weekdays & Weekends: €15
- Visit us with a Member: €10
Go to the Theatre
The Ramor Theatre was built as a Roman Catholic Church circa 1846. Since opening its doors in 1999 is has become the only professional performance space in County Cavan and is the central hub of cultural and artistic life for the county.
Today the theatre is home to Livin’ Dred Theatre Company, a member of the NOMAD network of venues. Livin’ Dred has worked in partnership with the venue to incubate, develop and produce top quality professional theatre to tour both nationally and internationally.
The Annual Virginia Show
The Annual Virginia Agricultural Show is a fantastic day out for the entire family. During the event visitor can enjoy a wide range of home industries, children’s classes and arts and crafts.
The Virginia Show features the Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow Competition, which is widely acknowledged as Ireland’s leading dairy livestock competition. The show traditionally takes place on the penultimate Wednesday in August.
The Virginia Show Centre is the focal point of community activity in Virginia. It has a covered events hall, meeting rooms and a community kitchen and can be hired for events on an hourly or daily basis.
Stretch your legs
For walkers of all abilities, Virginia is surrounded by spectacular countryside with a rich variety of trails and walks within easy access of the town. Once you have experienced all Deerpark Forest has to offer, there is a wide range of walks to offer both fun and challenging nearby.
All within an easy drive from Virginia Town are:
- Castle Lake Loop Walk and Lough an Leagh, Bailieborough
- Dun a Rí Forest Park, Kingscourt
- Killykeen Forest Park, Cavan Town
- The lake of the cure, Mullaghmeen, Oldcastle
- Cuilcagh Mountain
- Legnabrocky Boardwalk Trail.
The Virginia Ramblers Walking Group extends a warm welcome to anyone wishing to join them.
Website Quiz All the answers to this quiz can be found on the www.virginiatown.ie website. See if you can find them all? 1. Who originally designed and planted Deerpark Forest? 2. Name 3 types of fish that can be found in Lough Ramor? 3. How long is the replica trench...
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