Special photography work was funded under the Interreg Iva project, called Harnessing Natural Resources . Harnessing Natural Resources aims to build on cross-border opportunities by promoting a shared approach to rural regeneration through tourism, enterprise and social development.
Tours of the Marble Arch Caves are available, Monday- Sunday from Saturday 16th March 2013 until the end of September 2013. Check out our 360 degree Caves Panorama to get a great impression of the caves.See Contact Us for information about advance bookings of tours and for enquiries about other sites/things to do in the Geopark.
SPOOKY GOING ON AT THE MARBLE ARCH CAVES
The spectacular Marble Arch Caves will be transformed into a spooky underworld of Hallowe’en surprises and family fun on Saturday 26 October 2013.
The Hallowe’en themed event will take visitors on a nail biting, spine-tingling underground guided tour of the breathtaking show cave where they will meet the ghost of cave explorer, Edouard Martel, Peg Leg Pete the Pirate, the Wheathill Witch and all their spooky friends.
Chairman of Fermanagh District Council, Councillor Alex Baird, said:
“The Hallowe’en event at the Marble Arch Caves will bring people on a cave tour with a difference. Visitors will journey through the magnificent show cave, finding a number of treats and Hallowe’en surprises along the way.”
Hallowe’en themed cave tours will run throughout Saturday 26 October and booking is essential.
A family ticket (two adults and two children) for the Hallowe’en cave tour is £20.00.
A single adult ticket is £8.75 and a single child ticket is £5.75. Concession tickets are also available at £5.95 per person.
For further information and bookings please telephone the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark Visitor Centre, Florencecourt, on 028 6634 8855.
National Trails Day: Sunday, 15th October.
Bawnboy Forest Walk starts at 14.00 from Bawnboy.
Magho Cliffs Walk starts at 14.00 at the Magho cliff carpark on A46 Enniskillen-Belleek rd. Located around 12 miles from Enniskillen, the carpark is located just opposite the Jetty You will learn about RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) wader Bird breeding projects on Lower Lough Erne nature reserve, along with information about special Ecology/geoology of this special place
Booking is not required for either walks, just turn up. Both are guided and both are free of charge. Tel 028 6634 8855 for more details on either.
Haiku written in and inspired by the Cavan Burren
The Japanese have a tradition of going out on forest walks to ‘bathe’ in the forest air. Shinrin-yoku is was the Japanese call it. Getting out in the woods is an excellent way of drinking in the negative ions as forests and babbling brooks often happily pair together.http://www.irishblessingstours.com/blog/let-the-forest-bathe-you-and-poetry-wash-you/