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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Wildlife Walk with Ulster Wildlife (part of National Pollinator Month & Cavan Walking Month)

Wildlife Walk with Ulster Wildlife (part of National Pollinator Month & Cavan Walking Month)

10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Cavan Burren Park, Interpretative Centre

FREE

Suitability: Children must be aged 5+ and be accompanied by an adult.

Booking essential - Click here

 

Join Simon Gray from Ulster Wildlife for a wander through the limestone grasslands and hazel woodlands of Cavan Burren Park looking out for the highlights of early summer! Early Purple Orchids, Mountain Everlasting, Dingy Skipper butterflies and Narrow Bordered Bee Hawkmoths! All while we listen out for the call of the cuckoo!

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 as per the Public Health Agency Guidelines, then please do not attend.

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Early Summer Solstice Walk with Energising Yoga Session and Breakfast (part of Cavan Walking Month)

Early Summer Solstice Walk with Energising Yoga Session and Breakfast (part of Cavan Walking Month)

4.00 am – 8.30 am

Cavan Burren Park, Interpretative Centre

£5pp

Suitability: For all. U16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Booking essential - Click here

 

Join Geopark Guide, Dani Thuillier for a unique experience to enjoy a gentle, mindful walk-through Cavan Burren Park and peacefully watch the sun rise over The Giant’s Grave together. We will make our way back down to the Calf House where we can centre ourselves with a relaxing Yoga session, led by Shauna McMorrow from Aurora Yoga before being treated to a delicious, wholesome breakfast.

Please note that our route will include tarmac, gravel track, a section of wooden boardwalk and wooden stairs.

Please wear suitable footwear and warm, waterproof clothing but also come prepared for your Yoga session and an appetite for a delicious breakfast. Please let us know of any specific dietary requirements for your early morning breakfast. 

If you notice you or anyone in your group experiencing any potential Covid-19 symptoms as per the Public Health Agency Guidelines, then please do not attend.

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Undergrowth Safari and Build Your Own Bug Hotel (part of National Insect Week)

Undergrowth Safari and Build Your Own Bug Hotel (part of National Insect Week)

11.00 am - 12.30 pm

Cavan Burren Park, Interpretative Centre

Family £5

Suitability: Families (Children must be aged 5-12 and be accompanied by an adult)

Booking essential - Click here

 

Enjoy this family event into the fascinating world of insects in their natural surroundings. The sessions are presented by our Geopark Guides, Kevin Baker, and Ian Sturdee. The first part of this one and a half hour session is set in the woodland identifying insects, trees and flowers. The next stage is to build your own family insect hotel and find out what type of insects may take up residency in your creation, such as Masonry Bess, Ladybirds or Lacewings.

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 as per the Public Health Agency Guidelines, then please do not attend.

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