International Biodiversity Day: Magho Cliffs Nature Walk - 23rd May

2010 has been designated as the International Year for Biodiversity so why not come along and help celebrate by participating in our guided walk of the Magho Cliffs within Lough Navar Forest.  The cliffs offer one of the finest views in Ireland and they are home to a huge variety of plants and wildlife making it the perfect location for a guided walk.

The walk will be 2.6 miles (4.2km) in duration and walkers will enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside possibly even catching a glimpse of the Bluestack Mountains in Co.Donegal.  Walkers will learn about the rich wildlife, geology, archaeology and history of the area and how all these elements influence each other and the surrounding countryside.  The meeting point is the Magho Cliffs Viewpoint within Lough Navar Forest.  

Lough Navar Forest is located off the minor Derrygonnelly – Belleek road.  The entrance to Lough Navar Forest is adjacent to Correl Glen National Nature Reserve (GR H076547). Lough Navar Forest is signposted throughout the County using brown tourist road signs. Within the forest simply follow the signs to the Magho Cliffs Viewpoint.  The walk will begin at 2:00p.m. and will last for approximately 2 hours.  Warm waterproof clothing and sturdy footwear are essential.  This walk is suitable for persons of a moderate level of fitness.  It is not suitable for wheelchair users or persons with limited mobility and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please feel free to bring along drinks and snacks for this event.

Booking is essential.  For further information or to book your place please contact the Marble Arch Caves Visitor’s Centre via telephone on 028 6634 8855 or via e-mail at martina.magee@fermanagh.gov.uk.

For further information on events taking place within the geopark please visit www.marblearhccavesgeopark.com.