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The Cavan Way is a pleasant hill and valley walk between the villages of Dowra and Blacklion in West Cavan.
Part of the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark this 13km walk generally follows the course of the young river Shannon from its source at the magical Shannon Pot, across quiet valley and forest landscapes through the magnificent Cavan Burren Park with its megalithic and geological wonders before crossing the limestone pavement of Corrickterrim and descending towards the village of Blacklion.

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May 9, 2017

Cuilcagh Mountain Boardwalk will be re-open to the public today following the heather fire which was burning on the mountain from Saturday evening into yesterday. The fire has been extinguished due to the efforts of Ni Fire and Rescue Service and Geopark staff. However, there continues to be a high fire risk in this area as this […]


May 8, 2017

A heather fire is currently burning on Cuilcagh Mountain with the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service in attendance. The Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Way (including the boardwalk) is now CLOSED to the public until further notice. We will provide updates via our website and social media.


May 7, 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION Cuilcagh Mountain Boardwalk will be open to the public today following yesterday’s heather fire. The fire has been extinguished due to the efforts of Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and Geopark staff. However, there is a HIGH FIRE RISK on Cuilcagh today and would like to remind our visitors that BBQ’s and […]


April 24, 2017

  A record number of visitors walked Cuilcagh Mountain, the highest point in counties Fermanagh and Cavan, during the Easter bank holiday weekend. The 2,500 hectare Cuilcagh Mountain Park, which is managed by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council and is a designated Special Area of Conservation due to its internationally important blanket bog and significant range […]


April 7, 2017

Vehicle access to Lough Meenameen and Glencrewan Lough in Lough Navar Forest will be closed next week from Monday the 10th April until Friday the 15th April to allow for site works to be completed. The site will still be accessible to pedestrians. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


February 3, 2017

We are currently experiencing difficulties with our telephone system at Marble Arch Caves. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. In the interim should you wish to speak to a member of staff at the Marble Arch Caves please contact us on +44 (0)300 303 177 or alternatively e-mail us on mac@fermanaghomagh.com. Your co-operation is very […]


January 23, 2017

Please note the The Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk, which is located in Cuilcagh Mountain Park and part of the Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail, County Fermanagh has been re-opened. For additional information please contact us on +44 (0) 28 66334 8855. 


January 12, 2017

Please note the The Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk, which is located in Cuilcagh Mountain Park and part of the Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail, County Fermanagh has been closed due to the present snow and icy conditions. Please check back for details on re-opening or for additional information please contact us on +44 (0) 28 66334 8855.


December 21, 2016

Forest Service NI are currently conducting felling operations in Castle Archdale Forest at the present time.  If you are using the forest then please adhere to all Forest Service NI signage and avoid all operational areas until the felling is competed.  Your co-operation is very much appreciated.


November 28, 2016

Please note the The Cuilcagh Mountain boardwalk, which is located in Cuilcagh Mountain Park and part of the Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail, County Fermanagh has been re-opened. For additional information please contact us on +44 (0) 28 66334 8855. 


March 22, 2016

A delegation from the UK Committee for UNESCO Global Geoparks recently visited the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark.   The UK committee, which facilitates information and partnership working between the seven Global Geoparks in the UK, met at the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark to discuss matters relating to the recent UNESCO designation of the UK’s seven […]


March 9, 2016

For 2016 the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark has put together a truly diverse range of events and activities for locals and visitors alike to sample the wonderful delights of the area. We have compiled a comprehensive events programme for 2016 and aim to cater for all interests and abilities including boat trips, bee keeping […]


February 3, 2016

Please note that the Geopark Walking Trails in Castle Caldwell Forest and Lough Achork and the Castle Archdale Cycle Trail  in Lough Navar Forest have been re-opened.  The Recreational Trail at Tully Castle and the Marble Arch National Nature Reserve (Cladagh Glen) still remains closed. We are working to open these trails as soon as possible […]


December 14, 2015

Please note that Geopark Trails in the following locations have had to be closed due to high water levels: Castle Caldwell Forest Lough Achork, Lough Navar Forest Castle Archdale Cycle Trail Tully Castle Marble Arch National Nature Reserve (Cladagh Glen) We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


November 18, 2015

The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, which is home to some of the world’s most spectacular and geologically significant landscapes, has been awarded UNESCO Global Geopark status. The decision, announced by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation) General Conference in Paris yesterday, sees the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark become Northern Ireland’s […]


October 20, 2015

 A  business delegation from the Saimaa district of southern Finland visited the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark on Thursday 1st October 2015 on a fact-finding mission. The group of 13 people included leading politicians, senior local government officers, business development experts and tourism managers.  They are part of a high-powered team who are planning to establish […]


September 21, 2015

Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark to feature on Lesser Spotted Journey’s Joe Mahon will be visiting Florencecourt and the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark in County Fermanagh and for the second episode of the new series of Lesser Spotted Journeys which will be aired on Tuesday 22 September at 8:00pm on UTV. Joe will travel up Cuilcagh […]


September 16, 2015

Last year, Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark was voted as one of the ‪#‎100Geosites‬ in the UK and Ireland by the Geological Society of London. Now they’re having a photo competition to include some of these sites. Why not enter your photos and help us to get in to the 2016 #100geosites calendar. The closing date for […]


July 24, 2015

The Marble Arch Caves have been awarded a 4-Star Quality Assurance Award by Tourism NI.  The independent Quality Grading Scheme for Visitor Experiences, developed by Tourism NI, awards tourist facilities and services with a 1 to 5 star rating to indicate the level of quality a visitor can expect when visiting an attraction or activity. […]


July 15, 2015

The Cuilcagh Mountain trail is now open to the summit of the mountain from the car park at Legnabrocky about 1 km from the road entrance to Marble Arch Caves.  A new boardwalk protects the rare blanket bog from erosion caused by walkers in the Cuilcagh Mountain Special Area of Conservation. The boardwalk was built […]