The lakeside town of Virginia in County Cavan is a compact but friendly place, with a warmth of character that belies its small size.
Located an hour from Dublin Airport, it is nestled in the bosom of Ireland’s sprawling scenic countryside. Over 400 years old, Virginia has a number of historic hotels available, making it the ideal choice for a break from the big city life.
For its size, there are more than enough hotels in the area, as well as bed and breakfasts and a caravan park and campsite located directly on the tranquil shores of Lough Ramor. With three annual festivals, a nine-hole golf course and fishing available, booking a hotel in Virginia is guaranteed to help you rejuvenate in the calm of rural Ireland.
Hotels in Virginia
Virginia has a number of luxurious hotels all located on, or near, Main Street. Each hotel has stunning panoramic views of Lough Ramor, as well as first-rate food and the characteristic friendliness that this town is renowned for. With spa-level standards and keen attention to detail, Virginia’s hotels all possess an old-world charm, no doubt imbued by the still waters of the lake and the town’s far-reaching history.
Other Accommodation in Virginia
As well as its hotels, Virginia has some bed and breakfasts, which offer all you need for a relaxing break, such as Wi-Fi, fine food and an affable atmosphere.
For the keen camper, there is also a campsite located nearby. On a clear night, the sky is strewn with stars, and the Milky Way is clearly visible, making this the perfect spot for both the amateur astronomer and the incurable romantic.
Other accommodation is available a short drive away, including a hostel or two as well as a broader range of hotels.
Booking a Hotel for the Virginia Agricultural Show
Every summer, Virginia gives itself over to Ireland’s largest agricultural show. Whether you’re a farmer visiting the festival and want to book accommodation close to the action, or are just passing through and staying in a local hotel, there is plenty on offer. With food and crafts, a country fair, a dog show, line dancing, sheep shearing and even a prize dairy cow competition, the Virginia Agricultural Show really is an eclectic mix of activities! You’ll be hard pressed to find another show quite like it.
When to Book a Hotel in Virginia
If you missed the summer agricultural show, never fear, because Virginia is also host to the annual Pumpkin Festival. Book a hotel in County Cavan today and get involved in this brilliant traditional event. With fancy dress, a puppet parade and competitions for the largest pumpkin and the perfect pumpkin pie, the Pumpkin Festival promises good, clean fun. See in the autumn the way only the rural Irish know how, with this brilliantly enjoyable event. Book your hotel today to avoid disappointment.
Book your Hotel in Virginia
Virginia is quite a unique countryside getaway. For your break in the most unspoiled of all the Irish countryside, book a hotel with Expedia today.