NAVIGATION

Geopark Events


Our full 2017 programme of events for the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark is ready for your enjoyment. It is designed to embrace the ethos of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in hosting events within the Geopark area which reflect the rich natural and cultural heritage of the border regions of counties Fermanagh and Cavan.  The programme is also designed to cater for all interests: from family fun days, heritage and geology talks to walking and food festivals, craft workshops and guided rambles.  There is a mix of activities for all those interested in learning more about their Geopark.

Geopark Events Guide Jul-Dec 2017

 

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Dates: 28th October, 2017 to 29th October, 2017

Time: 11.00am-4.30pm

Don your spookiest costume and journey underground on a nail biting, spine tingling ghoulish tour of the mysterious Marble Arch Caves! Cost £9.50 adult/£6.50 child/£23 family (2A+2C)/£26 family (2A+3C)/£6.75 concession. This event is weather dependant.  Booking essential. For further information or to book your place please contact the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre +44 (0) 28 6634 8855 or […]


Date: 29th October, 2017

Time: 2.00pm

Celebrate Celtic New Year at Cavan Burren Park with local Geopark Guide Bee Smith. Experience a guided tour of this prehistoric landscape home to our ancestors for thousands of years.  Bring a picnic to share and toast the ancestors.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing. For more information or to book a […]


Dates: 13th November, 2017 to 16th November, 2017

A series of hands on interactive experiments aimed towards Primary school children, including Violent Volcanoes and Fossilised Footprints!  All primary schools in Counties Fermanagh and Cavan will be contacted about this event directly. For further information please contact the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre on +44 (0)28 66348855 or mac@fermanaghomagh.com.


Date: 23rd December, 2017

Time: 1:45pm

Experience the magic of the Winter Solstice with local Geopark Guide Seámus Ó’hUltacháin at Cavan Burren Park.  Enjoy a guided sunset walk around this amazing relict landscape.  Walkers will be guided to the famous prehistoric monuments of Cavan Burren Park to experience how our ancestors related their places of burial and worship to the astronomical phenomenon […]