Upcoming Events

For 2022, our aim is to host a range of events which encourage people with various interests and abilities to engage with their Geopark – its unique landscapes, geology, and stories and to attract visitors to this wonderful region.

The Geopark covers an extensive area, almost 20,000 hectares in size containing over 50 sites of natural, historical, or cultural interest. Cavan Burren Park being one of these sites. Our Geopark Guides are crucial to the delivery of the Events Programme and with their on-going support and assistance we are able to deliver a truly diverse and engaging Events Programme.

At all our sites we promote the Leave No Trace Principles as well as the Geopark Code. Please be responsible and wear warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear.

Events may be added, altered, or cancelled and most are weather dependant so please check our website or social media pages for updated details.

All events must adhere to Covid-19 government guidelines and are subject to change. Refunds will be offered for any cancelled eventsIf you notice you or anyone in your group experiencing any potential Covid-19 symptoms, then please do not attend events.

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Experience The Big Dig: Cavan Burren Park (National Heritage Week)

Experience The Big Dig: Cavan Burren Park (National Heritage Week)

Saturday 20 August Every 90 minutes 11:00- 17:30

The excavation offers children an opportunity to experience what it is like to be an archaeologist by learning how to excavate the remains of a Viking house. During their dig for Viking treasures and artifacts, they also learn about the lifestyles of their Viking ancestors, guided by our team of professional working archaeologists.  Then join Geopark staff for a chance to learn about fossils and to make your own fossil to take home with you!

Suitability: Suitability Children 5 – 12

Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing but also factor in sunny weather.

If you notice you or anyone in your group experiencing any potential Covid-19 symptoms, then please do not attend events.

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ex...

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Guided Walk of The Cavan Burren Park

Guided Walk of The Cavan Burren Park

1:30pm – 3:30pm

Join Geopark Guide, Dani Thuillier, for a gentle guided walk and talk around some of the main trails in the Cavan Burren Park. Come and learn more about the unique landscape, the magnificent monuments, the fantastic folklore and the local history.

Suitable for all ages but please note that part of the route involves wooden steps and travelling over a section of wooden boardwalk. Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing but also factor in sunny weather.

 Book now at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/gu...

Suitability: Basic fitness required (Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)

 

 

If you notice you or anyone in your group experiencing any potential Covid-19 symptoms, then please do not attend events.

 

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