Attractions in Monaghan & Surrounding Areas


Please click here to see a short video about our fabulous facilities in the 4 Star Hillgrove Hotel Leisure & Spa. You will also see some wonderful ideas for daytrips using Monaghan as the ideal base for your trip. Have FUN !

St Macartan's Cathedral Monaghan

Saturday 7.00pm (Vigil)
Sunday 10.30am & 12.30pm Mass

Monaghan County Museum

Tel : 047 82928

Sam More Open Farm

Tel : 086 2322601

The Wildlife & Heritage Centre

As an education and re-habilitation facility, the Wildlife Centre preserves wildlife by actively educating people to care for our environment, providing rehabilitation for injured or stressed Wildlife and releasing them back into their natural habitats.

Listinny, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Email us:

Call us: 00353 47 80632 or 00353 47 80632


Our Location

Clontibret, Co Monaghan.

Tel : 047 80632

Patrick Kavanagh Centre

The Centre houses exhibitions on local history and on Kavanagh, a sixty-seat Audio- Visual Theatre, and a Research Library. Also on view are twelve specially commissioned paintings illustrating Kavanagh's epic poem "The Great Hunger", a miniature model depicting Kavanagh's classic, "A Christmas Childhood", Kavanagh's Death Mask and other memorabilia associated with the poet.

The Patrick Kavanagh Centre
Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, Ireland

Tel: +353 42 937 8560 +353 42 937 8560


Carrickmacross Lace Gallery
Tel : 042 9664176

Armagh Planetarium


Newgrange is on the north side of the river Boyne, visitors cross the river by pedestrian bridge and take a shuttle bus to Newgrange. There is no direct public access to Newgrange by road, except for mornings around the Winter Solstice, so if using Satellite Navigation, your destination is Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre. Approx 1 hour and 15 minutes from Monaghan.



Giant's Causeway

They say the causeway was the work of one giant named Finn McCool.Come and discover for yourself. We have plenty of events on to keep you and your family busy. And the Giant's Causeway, located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a haven for walkers and birdwatchers alike. Approx 1hour and 30mins drive from Monaghan.

Tel: 0844 800 1895 0844 800 1895



44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland  BT57 8SU

Bushmills Distillery

Join us at Ireland’s oldest whiskey distillery for the ultimate Bushmills experience. Watch whiskey making take place and enjoy a wee taster too as we unlock the secrets of 400 years of distilling at the home of Irish whiskey. Approx 1hour and 30mins drive from Monaghan.
For inquiries please call: +44 (0) 28 207 33218 +44 (0) 28 207 33218
or +44 (0)28 207 33272 +44 (0)28 207 33272
"Old Bushmills" Distillery
2, Distillery Road
Co. Antrim
Northern Ireland
BT57 8XH

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