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Following the easing of some restrictions recently announced by the Northern Ireland Executive Office and the Government of Ireland, sites within the Geopark have been reopened as below. Before travelling we are advising people to ‘Stay Local, Socially Distance and Leave No Trace’. Stay Local If you live in the Republic of Ireland, you must […]
We have noted an increase in the volume of cars parking on the Marlbank Road to access the Cuilcagh Boardwalk. We would like to remind people that, for now, the boardwalk REMAINS CLOSED. Due to the narrow width of the boardwalk it is not possible to accommodate social distancing while walking the route. The boardwalk […]
Cavan Burren Park has reopened to the public in line with Government guidance. Please stay within your 5km radius and observe social distancing requirements. We ask all visitors to respect this. The gates will open to the park at 7am daily and will close at 10pm sharp. No public toilet facilities at this time.
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council is to undertake a public consultation on the proposals for future development of Lough Navar Forest as a space for outdoor recreation. Already offering walks and a scenic drive to the Magho Cliffs viewpoint, the forest has been identified as an area with potential for enhanced recreational activities, from […]
As the Easter weekend approaches, we are asking you to NOT visit any Geopark Site including Cuilcagh Boardwalk, Cavan Burren Park and Castle Archdale. It is vital that we ALL play our part in limiting the spread of the Coronavirus and help to save lives. If you are leaving your home for exercise once […]
Belmore Forest & Pollnagollum Cave, and Drummoney Falls, Kesh are now both closed to the public in the fight against Covid-19. Other sites closed to date include: Cuilcagh Boardwalk, Castle Archdale, Lough Navar, Castle Caldwell, Ely Lodge, Cavan Burren Park, Shannon Pot and Lough MacNean Recreation Site. We are still seeing a lot of […]
To help reduce the spread of Covid-19, Cavan Burren Park, Lough Macnean Amenity Area and Shannon Pot are now all closed to the public until further notice. We ask members of the public do not visit or try to enter these sites until further notice. We all have our part to play in the battle […]
Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark team is closing access to Geopark sites including Ely Lodge, Castle Archdale, Lough Navar, Castle Caldwell and Killykeegan with immediate effect. The closures come following the announcement yesterday by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Edwin Poots to shut down public access to DAERA owned forest […]
The Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark team are aware that a number of Geopark sites, including Cuilcagh Boardwalk, are attracting large numbers of people. We appreciate people are keen to get outdoors. However, to reduce the spread of COVID-19 the Council is closing Cuilcagh Boardwalk with immediate effect until further notice. If you decide […]
Want the magnificent landscapes of the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark to be your office? We are recruiting for a Lead Ranger (readvertisement). Full details of the job and how to apply are available on https://www.fermanaghomagh.com/careers/
PLEASE NOTE: From now until the end of November, works are taking place within Castle Caldwell Forest beside the Castle. Only one section of the path is closed but we would ask that you please adhere to the signs and stay off the path where advised. Many thanks for your cooperation.
Please note maintenance works are taking place on Turbet Island until Friday afternoon, 1st November. The walk will be closed during this time. So this is the BEST time to check out other walks in the area that start from the Town Hall on the Diamond. Follow the Orange, Magenta or Purple arrows. Magenta starts […]
Please note that due to construction work to replace a road bridge, the Lough Navar Scenic Drive will be closed from now until 12 November 2019. Way-marked walking trails in Lough Navar Forest will stay open but some diversions may be necessary during this period. Follow all health and safety on information signage in the […]
Please note that due to the FEARmanagh adventure race taking place on Saturday 28th September, Lough Navar Scenic Drive will be closed from 10.00am to 3.00pm.
Good News! Cuilcagh Boardwalk has now been re-opened to the public. Thank you for your patience while essential repairs were carried out.
CUILCAGH BOARDWALK CLOSED: Please note, due to an ongoing Health & Safety concern the boardwalk is closed to the public. An update will be provided in due course but the boardwalk remains closed until further notice.
Please note that on 07th September 2019 Belmore, Big Dog and Ballintempo Forests will be closed to the public from 8.00am to 6.00pm due to the Lakeland Rally Stages taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Please note that Lough Navar Forest Scenic Drive will be closed from 16 October – 12 November 2019 to facilitate essential bridge works. For more information please contact Forest Service NI on Telephone+0044 2866 343165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our Events Guide to explore and find out about our eclectic range of events, such as our Fossil Fun Days, Caving Expeditions, and Gourmet Tours, plus an array of guided walks, bug hunts, wildflower walks and informative talks happening over the next 6 months – there is certainly something for everyone! Geopark Events […]
11 June 2019 Temporary closure of Marble Arch Caves The Marble Arch Caves, including the visitor centre and car park, will be closed from Monday 17 to Wednesday 26 June 2019 inclusive due to filming taking place in the caves. Fermanagh and Omagh District Council apologises for any inconvenience during this time. The Cladagh Glen, […]