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March 25, 2020

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 […]

March 23, 2020

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 […]

November 14, 2019

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

November 8, 2019

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.

October 30, 2019

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 […]

October 17, 2019

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 […]

September 24, 2019

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.

September 23, 2019

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.

September 3, 2019

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.

August 12, 2019

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

July 19, 2019

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 […]

March 20, 2019

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, […]

March 14, 2019

We would like to inform you that the Cuilcagh Boardwalk trail will be re-opened to the public today following the snow and Met Office Yellow Weather warning we have had since Monday 11 March. The snow has now cleared from the boardwalk and the weather warning has been lifted. We would like to advise that […]

March 11, 2019

Due to present and anticipated unfavorable weather conditions, the Cuilcagh Boardwalk is CLOSED to the public today (Monday 11th March) which shall be ongoing until conditions improve over the forthcoming days. Please be aware that we are advising people to take care over the upcoming days when planning to visit the Geopark. The Met Office […]

March 8, 2019

To celebrate International Women’s day we have highlighted the work of 5 inspirational female geologists who have made an indelible mark in what has historically been a male dominated profession.   Martine Bertereau (c. 1600,–c. 1642) Martine Bertereau was the first recorded female mineralogist and female French mining engineer.  She travelled extensively in Europe in […]

February 20, 2019

Please note that the Cladagh Glen National Nature Reserve will be closed from Wednesday 20 February to Wednesday 13 March 2019 to permit remedial works to be carried out to the path. We would appreciate it if you could refrain from visiting the site during this period. We have various other beautiful walks within the […]

February 7, 2019

Lough Navar Forest will be closed from Monday 11 February to Thursday 21 February 2019 to allow for essential maintenance work to be carried out. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you wish to contact us please do using the link below.

February 4, 2019

JOB OPPORTUNITIES The Marble Arch Caves are recruiting for the following positions: – Duty Officer – Tour Guide  – Customer Service Assistant – Customer Service Adviser The Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark are recruiting for the following position: – General Operative (Geopark Ranger) Closing date is Friday 15 February 2019 at 12 noon. For […]

February 1, 2019

While most places seem to be returning to normal, low temperatures on Marlbank and Cuilcagh are ensuring the snow will remain for a few more days at least. Therefore, the Cuilcagh Boardwalk route will remain closed until further notice (including over the weekend of 02 & 03 February) due to the current and anticipated weather […]