Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail - Things to Know Before Visiting
43 Marlbank Road Legnabrocky Florencecourt County Fermanagh Northern, Enniskillen BT92 1ER, UK
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About Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail
Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, traversing over tracks, boardwalk and staircase. The trail meanders along a farmland track, through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, before traversing a wooden boardwalk that consists of a steady climb to the mountain face.
Attractions Near Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail
Cuilcagh Mountain Park takes in 2500 hectares on the northern slopes of Cuilcagh Mountain, at the heart of the UNESCO Global Geopark. The route meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland, traversing over tracks, boardwalk and staircase. A steep climb is required to reach the viewing platform on Cuilcagh Mountain which provides breath taking views of the surrounding low lands.
The Marble Arch Caves are one of the most active river cave system in Ireland and the UK. The caves are named after the nearby Marble Arch, a natural limestone arch at the upstream end of Cladagh Glen under which the Cladagh River flows. The landscape encompassing the Marble Arch Caves was formed over 340 million years ago.
The Cladagh River journeys down a narrow, steeply-sided gorge towards the Erne lowland. The gorge is covered by a long-established ash woodland. Red route on the attached map. The Cuilcagh Way is part of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark. It offers a stunning walk providing rewarding views of the breathtaking Cladagh River Gorge. You’ll have the opportunity to bask in the buzz and hum of nature, as well as view some strikingly beautiful waterfalls.
Lough Macnean is a large freshwater lake on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It is in two parts. Lower Lough MacNean, the smaller eastern lake, is wholly within County Fermanagh. Upper Lough MacNean, the larger western lake, is split between Fermanagh, County Cavan and County Leitrim . On the strip of land between the two lakes are the villages of Belcoo and Blacklion. A river runs between the villages, linking the eastern and western lakes.
Cavan Burren Park is a unique place where geological and archaeological features are gently revealed in an open and natural setting.There are more than 80 archaeological monuments from the ‘Giant’s Grave and ‘Calf-House Dolmen’ to stone circles and rock art throughout the site. The park offers stunning views of Cuilcagh Mountain, west Cavan and the wider Geopark.
Florence Court is a large 18th-century house and estate located 8 miles south-west of Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. It is set in the foothills of Cuilcagh Mountain. The nearby village is distinguished by the one-word name Florencecourt. It is owned and managed by the National Trust and is the sister property of nearby Castle Coole. The other National Trust property in County Fermanagh is the Crom Estate.
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County Fermanagh is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland, one of the six counties of Northern Ireland, and one of the nine counties of Ulster. It is Northern Ireland’s westernmost county and covers an area of 1,691 km². Its capital is Enniskillen housing the tourist attractions Enniskillen Castle, Cole's Monument, the Ardhowen Theatre, and St. Martin's Cathedral.