Marble Arch Caves Global GeoparkContact Details
The UNESCO Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is home to a variety of internationally recognised geological features, beautiful natural landscapes and historic sites in counties Cavan and Fermanagh. Major lakes, gently rolling drumlins and winding rivers are set against the dramatic backdrop of spectacular cliff s, rugged outcrops, hidden caves and a fabulous array of natural habitats and species. There are prehistoric tombs, Iron Age forts, early Christian monasteries and Plantation castles, all of which have good public access.
• Marble Arch Caves is a mesmerising natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers. The guided tour lasts approximately 75 minutes and involves a short boat journey and a guided walk of about 1.5km, with 160 steps at the end. The tour length depends on weather, as parts of the cave may be inaccessible after heavy rain.
• Cavan Burren Park, outside the village of Blacklion, has amazing megalithic tombs, ancient stone walls, rock art, glacial erratic, stunning views and a new visitor centre. There are four walking trails ranging from easy to moderate, including a multi-access path. Cavan Burren Park is located outside Blacklion in West Cavan. Take the N16 Sligo Road out of Blacklion and follow the brown tourist signs for Cavan Burren Park. www.cavanburren.ie
• Cuilcagh Mountain, the highest point in Counties Cavan and Fermanagh, is popular with hill walkers. The Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail crosses tracts of blanket bog to reach
the summit. Walkers will enjoy stunning views on a clear day.