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November 4, 2020

Public invited to get involved in Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark consultation Cavan County Council and Fermanagh and Omagh District Councils are encouraging members of the public to get involved in a public consultation process currently being undertaken in relation to Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark. The Councils, who are jointly responsible for […]

October 31, 2020

A weather warning is in place from 6am this morning 31 October until 9pm this evening as Storm Aiden will make its presence known. Strong winds are expected and there is an increased risk of fallen trees and debris. In line with this guidance we recommend you do not visit any Geopark sites, including Cuilcagh […]

October 23, 2020

In accordance with the recent Government announcement in the Republic of Ireland, all Geopark activities scheduled to take place in County Cavan for the months of October and November are cancelled. This includes the Footsteps of our Ancestors on 24 October, Spooky Science Workshops on 31 October, Dark Skies at Cavan Burren Park on 14 and […]

October 19, 2020

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in partnership with Marble Arch Cave UNESCO Global Geopark and Lough Erne Landscape Partnership is delighted to announce an amazing opportunity to become a Forest School this year. The Forest School Awards Programme, delivered by the Northern Ireland Forest Schools Association, is aimed at promoting sustainable outdoor education programmes to […]

September 22, 2020

The first-ever Cavan Day – Saturday, 26th September – is fast approaching and already messages are already flooding in from all over the globe, with well-known Cavan people such as Hollywood heartthrob Chris Noth (Mr Big, ‘Sex and the City’); celebrity chef Neven Maguire; Ireland and West Ham football star Leanne Kiernan, and internationally acclaimed […]

September 3, 2020

Are you passionate about the landscapes and heritage of the Global Geopark in West Fermanagh? Are you interested in igniting that passion on others? Then the ‘Heritage Champions’ Programme maybe just for you. As part of the overall Lough Erne Landscape Partnership (LELP) programme, Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark have secured funding from the […]

June 22, 2020

Cuilcagh Boardwalk will be reopen from tomorrow Monday 22 June 😁 When you visit us: 🚯 Leave No Trace 📏 Keep Your Distance ⛰ Come prepared for a mountain environment   ⚠️If you haven’t visited us before, be aware that there are sections of the boardwalk that have handrails and you may have to pass people […]

May 27, 2020

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 […]

May 26, 2020

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 […]

May 21, 2020

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.  

May 15, 2020

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 […]

April 10, 2020

  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 […]

April 8, 2020

  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 […]

March 31, 2020

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 […]

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 […]