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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Rock Detectives

Rock Detectives

11:00 - 16:00

The Mini Rockers Workshop is sure to provide a jam-packed hour of activities with Geopark staff. Children will have the opportunity to participate in interactive hands on fun, where they will discover more about the rocks and landscape of the Geopark. Activities will include fossil making, making a planet earth and a fossil hunt.

“My son thoroughly enjoyed this mini rockers workshop. He learn’t new facts about fossils and loved the fossil hunt. His bag of workbooks have been poured over and will be enjoyed for days to come. Thank you both Martina & Melissa for facilitating this workshop. Perfect location and we look forward to attending more workshops in the future”

Suitability: ages 4- 11.

Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing.

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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Mindfulness At Cavan Burren Park (World Mental Health Day)

Mindfulness At Cavan Burren Park (World Mental Health Day)

11.00am - 1.00pm

Join Geopark Guide Bee Smith for a relaxing journey through Cavan Burren park. Use the stroll through the ancient landscape to unwind and learn mindfulness techniques to be more present in everyday life.

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

Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing.

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

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Spooky Science Cavan Burren Park

Spooky Science Cavan Burren Park

- 10.00am - 4.00pm

The Spooky Science Workshop is sure to provide a jam-packed hour of activities with Geopark staff. Children will have the opportunity to participate in interactive hands on fun, where they will make their own glow in the dark slime well as other spooky themed activities.

 

As it is Halloween, we expect to see everyone dressed up!

 

Please note that some activities may take please outdoors (weather dependent), so please ensure children wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing.

 

Parents feel free to have a dander around Cavan Burren Park whilst waiting on your children.

 

Please wear sturdy footwear and warm waterproof clothing.

 

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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