2 Caves to Explore in Ulster

Checkout places to visit in Ulster


Ulster is one of the four traditional Irish provinces, in the north of Ireland. It is made up of nine counties: six of these constitute Northern Ireland; the remaining three are in the Republic of Ireland. It is full of places to explore. Here is the Ultimate Ulster bucket list of things you must do here before you die.

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Caves to Explore in Ulster

Caves of Maghera

The Maghera Caves are located beneath Slievetooey mountain and some are accessible at low tides from Maghera Strand. Maghera Beach stretches out into the bay. Access to the beach is via a car park and a short 200 metre walk to the caves. There are over 20 caves, 8 arches and 5 tunnels which can be visited, ideally by Kayak or other small craft, and would be enough to sate the appetite of any explorer.

Marble Arch Caves

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.

Map of Caves to explore in Ulster