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.


FINAL Geopark Events Guide Jul-Dec 2018

Showing 6 Events

Date: 30th September, 2018

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Join Shailagh Healy of Woodland Wander and experience this unique guided tree and mushroom exploration within Annagh Woods as part of the Ballyconnell Woodford Walk.  Unleash your inner forager and together we’ll identify and query mushroom, plant and tree species, incorporate Irish botanical words and learn about their Celtic mythology and the time honoured uses […]

Date: 07th October, 2018

Time: 1pm-4pm

As Autumn sets in – how many signs of its arrival will you be able to discover in the magnificent forest at Ely Lodge? Collect fallen leaves and twigs to make your own woodland collage, search for signs of woodland mammals and make your own bark rubbing are just some of the activities that will […]

Date: 14th October, 2018

Time: 1.45pm

Join local Geopark Guide Seámus Ó’hUltacháin for a guided walk at Cavan Burren Park.  Discover more about the rich archaeological and geological heritage of this wonderful landscape. Free event.  Please wear sturdy footwear and bring warm waterproof clothing. For more information please contact your local Geopark Office on +353 (0)49 9526121.

Dates: 27th October, 2018 to 28th October, 2018

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 £9.80 adult/£6.70 child/£23.70 family (2A+2C)/£26.80 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: 28th October, 2018

Time: 2pm-3.30pm

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. € 10/ £8pp.  Booking essential.  Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing. For more information or to book a place please contact Bee on  +353 (0) 71 9643936.