Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark
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Waterfalls, old abbeys, tombs, forests, fabulous landscapes and amazing show caves are among some of the attractions of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark. It is a UNESCO recognised Global Geopark and crosses the Counties of Fermanagh and Cavan.
The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of Counties Fermanagh and Cavan. Taking in the world-famous Marble Arch Caves, the Geopark boasts some of the finest natural landscapes in Ireland and offers a window into the area's 650 million year past.
A Geopark is an area recognised by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to have exceptional geological heritage.
The Geopark takes in numerous sites throughout Cavan and Fermanagh many of which are open to the public. All of the sites provide for a variety of interests including not only geology but also archaeology, history, folklore, wildlife and activities such as cycling and walking. Waterfalls, old abbeys, megalithic tombs, forests, fabulous landscapes and amazing show caves are among some of the attractions. An on-going programme of events takes place in the Geopark, such as creepy-crawly days, heritage trails, fossil fun days, guided walks and scavenger hunts! Come to explore the landscapes and enjoy the wonder of the natural environment.