Cuilcagh Lakelands Geopark October Events

  • 01 - 31 Oct 2022, 11.00am - 5.00pm
  • Various

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Starts 1st October 2022 at 11:00am
Ends 31st October 2022 at 5:00pm
Location Various
Price Various

EXPLORE THE WILDLIFE OF OLDCASTLE ARCHDALE(WORLD ANIMAL DAY)Book your two-hour session to learn how toidentify animal tracks and learn about the animalsthat live here with Geopark Guide IanSaturday 1 October 11:00am–1:00pm and 2:00pm4.00pmOld Castle Archdale, main carparkPrice: £5 per personSuitability: Basic fitness required (Children under16 must be accompanied by an adult.)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgGENTLE WALK WITH NATURE ARTSAND CRAFTS(POSITIVE AGING MONTH)Take a mindful stroll through Ely Lodge and learnto weave with Nature with Geopark Guides Bee andMoragSaturday 1 October 11.00am-1.00pmEly lodge, main carparkPrice: £5 per personSuitability: Suitable for over 50’sBooking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgBEETLE AND BUG HUNT(WORLD HABITAT DAY)Join Geopark guide Heather to explore themagnificent minibeasts found in the beautifulsetting of Jampa LingSunday 2 October 2:00pm–3:30pmJampa Ling, BawnboyPrice: €3 per personSuitability: Suitable for families (Children under 16must be accompanied by an adult.)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgINTRO TO BEE KEEPING WITH AHONEY TASTING EXPERIENCEJoin Geopark Guide, Kevin Baker for a fascinatingintroduction to the world of bee keepingTuesday 4 October 7:00pm–9:00pmBelcoo Community CentrePrice: £5 per personSuitability: Suitable for over 16’sBooking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgGEOPARK FOODIE TOURForaging experience at Killykeen Forest Park, thena three-course lunch in the Old Post InnSaturday 8 October 11:00am-4:00pmKillykeen Forest ParkPrice: €55 per personSuitability: Basic fitness required (Children under16 must be accompanied by an adult.)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgROCK DETECTIVES(INTERNATIONAL GEODIVERSITY DAY)Join us for a 90 mins session to learn all aboutfossils, how rocks and fossils are made, and makeyour very own planet Earth!Saturday 8 October 11-12.30pm, 1.30pm-3pmCavan Burren park – interpretive centreSuitability – ages 4-11Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgOVER 50’S PADDLE(POSITIVE AGING MONTH)A gentle paddle in a kayak or canoe aroundEnniskillen townSunday 9 October 10:00am–1:00pmCastle Island, EnniskillenPrice: £10 per personSuitability: Suitable for over 50’sBooking essential via www.bluegreenyonder.comMINDFULNESS AT CAVAN BURRENPARK(WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY)Enjoy a gentle stroll whilst learning the techniquesof mindfulnessSunday 9 October 11:00am-1:00pmCavan Burren Park, interpretive centrePrice: FREESuitability: Basic fitness required (Children under16 must be accompanied by an adult.)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.org/eventsFORAGING EXPERIENCE ATKILLYKEEN FOREST PARKLearn how to identify a wide range of plants andmushrooms for use in food and home remedies!Sunday 9 October 2:30pm–4:30pmKillykeen Forest Park, main carparkPrice: €5.50 per personSuitability: Basic fitness required (Children under16 must be accompanied by an adult)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgHIDDEN CUILCAGH HIKEExplore some of the best kept secrets of Cuilcaghmountain such as the stunning Dry Valley and thewonderful biodiversity of the area.Saturday 15 October 10:00am–1.30pmGortalughany ViewpointPrice: £5 per personSuitability: Reasonable fitness required, 15+ (U18smust be accompanied by an adult)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgMONEYGASHEL GUIDED TRAILJoin Geopark guide Dani to learn about the historyand geology of this fascinating placeSunday 16 October 1:30pm – 3:30pmMoneygashel – Meet at St. Felim’s Church Carpark,GowlanPrice: €5.50 per personSuitability: Basic fitness required (Children under16 must be accompanied by an adult)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgINTRO TO BEE KEEPING WITH AHONEY TASTING EXPERIENCEJoin Geopark Guide, Kevin Baker for a fascinatingintroduction to the world of bee keeping.Saturday 22nd October 11.30am-1.30pmEnniskillen Castle, Barrack storePrice: £5 per personSuitability: Suitable for over 16’sBooking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgDARK SKIES IN CAVAN BURREN PARK(WITH IRISH ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION)Experience the dark skies and the abundance ofstars and planets (including Jupiter and Saturn)you can see with the naked eyeSaturday 22 October 7:30pm–9:30pm (possibility ofrescheduling to Sunday 23 October depending onweather and cloud cover)Cavan Burren Park, interpretive centrePrice: €5.50 per personSuitability: Suitable for all (Children under 16 mustbe accompanied by an adult)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgSPOOKY SCIENCE CLADDAGH GLENBook your one-hour session with 3 differentspooky science experimentsFriday 28 October 10:00am–11:00am, 11:30am–12:30pm, 1;30pm –2:30pm, 3:00pm–4:00pmCladagh Glen Scout CentrePrice: £3 per childSuitability: ages 7-12Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgDARK SKIES IN LOUGH NAVAR(WITH IRISH ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION)Experience the dark skies and the abundance ofstars and planets (including Jupiter and Saturn)you can see with the naked eyeSaturday 29 October 7:30pm – 9:30pm (possibilityof rescheduling to Sunday 30 October dependingon weather and cloud cover)Lough Navar, Agahmeelan viewpoint carparkPrice: £5 per personSuitability: Suitable for all (Children under 16 mustbe accompanied by an adult)Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.orgSPOOKY SCIENCE CAVAN BURRENPARKBook your one-hour session with 3 differentspooky science experimentsSunday 30 October 10:00am–11:00am, 11:30am–12:30pm, 1:30pm–2:30pm, 3:00pm–4:00pmMonday 31 October 10:00am–11:00am, 11:30am–12:30pm, 1:30pm–2:30pm, 3:00pm–4:00pmCavan Buren Park, interpretive centrePrice: €3.50 per childSuitability: ages 7-12Booking essential via www.cuilcaghlakelands.org