About the Event
Sat 15 to Sun 18 Autumn Walking Festival
Free four day programme of activities for children and adults organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council; walks include mountain, family and inclusive walks and family cycles.
Saturday 15 October 2016
A Cuilcagh mountain walk for people aged 18 years old and over. Walkers will be transported from the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre, Florencecourt to Ballavalley Gap at 9 am to begin their ascent to the summit of Cuilcagh, before making their descent along the boardwalk.
A family walk within the magical and fascinating Marble Arch National Nature Reserve’s Cladagh Glen, where walkers will meet cavers, search for fossils family walk, identify plants and much more along the way! The family walk will leave the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre at 2 pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
A family cycle in Enniskillen, organised in partnership with the Western Health and Social Care Trust, will be led by qualified National Standard Cycle Instructors, starting at The Ardhowen at 12 noon. The cycle will include a stop off point en route in the National Trust’s Castle Coole estate for fun family games and activities.
Sunday 16 October 2016
A 7 mile guided walk of Vinegar Hill, departing Barnes Gap car park at 9.30 am.
A family cycle in Omagh, organised in partnership with the Western Health and Social Care Trust, starting at Omagh Leisure Complex at 12 noon. The cycle will include a stop off point en route for fun family games and activities
Monday 17 October 2016
An inclusive walk suitable for people with a disability, their family, friends and carers will take place at the Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen at 9.30 am.
Tuesday 18 October 2016
An inclusive walk suitable for people with a disability, their family, friends and carers will start at Omagh Leisure Complex at 10 am and bring participants through McCauley Park.
All walks and cycles will be led by qualified cycling instructors and walk leaders. Participation on all activities is free however places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
For further information on the Autumn Activity Programme and to register please visit www.fermanaghomagh.com or contact Chris Elliott, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on 0300 303 1777.