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Geopark Events


Our full 2018 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.

 

 

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Date: 22nd April, 2018

Time: 9am-4pm

Join our Geopark staff for a guided walk of Cuilcagh Hikers Trail.  Starting the walk over Legacurragh where extensive areas of limestone are concealed by blanket bog.  The guide will bring you across the bogland for approximately 4km towards Cuilcagh as it looms on the horizon.  A vigorous, steep ascent through blanket bog, heather and […]


Date: 28th April, 2018

Time: 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm

Jump on board one of the Geopark Landrovers and explore the stunning scenery of Cuilcagh Mountain Park.  Ranging from the rugged upland cliffs to the weathered limestone landscapes on the lower ground, this safari is a chance for you to experience and explore the patchwork of landscapes found on Cuilcagh Mountain.  Please note this tour […]


Dates: 04th May, 2018 to 11th May, 2018

Now in its eight year, Cavan Walking Festival returns with a wide variety of trails, rambles and hikes through Cavan’s breathtakingly beautiful landscapes.  Including the 26km Cavan Way route spread over two days, which features Geopark sites such as Cavan Burren Park and the magical Shannon Pot, makes this festival one not to be missed!  […]


Date: 12th May, 2018

Time: 5.00am - 8.00am

The early bird catches the worm!  Head to Marble Arch Caves for 5.00am to join Geopark staff to listen to the spectacular array of birdsong as they welcome the new day with fine voice.  Geopark staff will help you to identify which birds you can hear – from wrens to ravens.  Afterwards join us in […]


Date: 19th May, 2018

Time: 2pm-4pm

Why not join us and let our Geopark Guide bring you through 100’s years of history at Tully Castle.  Tully Castle nestled on the shores of Lower Lough Erne is the impressive remains of a fortified house and bawn built during the plantation era in the early 17th century.  The site contains a restored 17th […]