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Cavan Burren Park

Blacklion, Cavan, Ireland
+353 49 437 8614
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Hidden Gem

We spent a lovely day out at the Cavan Burren Park. Had only heard about it by chance and it's a... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Lisa W
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Dublin, Ireland
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Amazing historical site - spiritually moving - naturally breathtaking

A must see for any educator, traveler, learner or lover of this rich culture and land. Take the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Sarah M
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Suttons Bay, Michigan
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Cavan Burren Park is a stunning prehistoric park located in the UNESCO designated Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark in West Cavan. The site boasts numerous geological and archaeological features including megalithic tombs and glacial erratics. The site has recently been transformed into an amazing accessible prehistoric park with five looped walking trails including a multi-access trail as well as a brand new interpretative centre, toilet and car park facilities and interpretation across the site. We hope you enjoy it!
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Blacklion, Cavan, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely day out at the Cavan Burren Park. Had only heard about it by chance and it's a real hidden treasure. The views were gorgeous, the tracks and trails are really well laid out & the landscape is so interesting. Beautiful place.

Thank Lisa W
Cavan Burren Pa... M, General Manager at Cavan Burren Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thanks for the lovely review Lisa - come back soon!

Reviewed 28 September 2017

A must see for any educator, traveler, learner or lover of this rich culture and land. Take the time to really pay attention to the surroundings!

Thank Sarah M
Cavan Burren Pa... M, Manager at Cavan Burren Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks so much for the lovely review Sarah - glad you enjoyed your visit! Come back again soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Not sure if there are tour bus trips here, but if you are driving, there is plenty of parking once you navigate the narrow country roads out to the park. There is an information center for getting oriented to the various areas of the park...More

Thank Melody S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Just back from holiday in Virginia with the Family. We heard great reports about the Cavan Burren and were delighted we made the 70 minute drive as we weren't disappointed. The center was beautifully crafted and was spotless as were the toilets. We managed 2...More

Thank kieran966
Cavan Burren Pa... M, Manager at Cavan Burren Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip to Cavan Burren Kieran and thanks for spreading the news about Cavan's hidden gem!

Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was a pleasant surprise. The views are stunning. The walking paths are easy with just a few climbs but none too steep. The board walks are great fun. The information signposts are interesting and well protected from the weather so easy to read, additional...More

Thank Ariadne1577
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Cavan Burren is a wonderful place. so peaceful, scenic and beautiful. There is ample free parking and a lovely little interpretive centre giving lots of information on the geology, archaeology and history of the place. Although the are is on a limestone bedrock, the...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 7 August 2017

To see Nature at its best and workmanship at its finest a visit to this wonderful Park is a must ,all you need a good strong pair of shoes and raincoat ,because you cant depend on our weather ,Its a wild and beautiful park and...More

Thank ettie13
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This place is well worth a visit, there are some great walks of various distance and difficulty. These are well signposted and there are blue painted poles with information in Irish and English at viewpoints.The views are amazing and there is a building that has...More

Thank greenrake
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We've visited here a few times, always a worthwhile visit. Well laid out trails and information points. Great facilities. This park really brings history to life, easily accessed and always informative.

Thank sheelin
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you were to find yourself in this area with no info , you would walk past it . Great information provided on way around but only kept us interested for half an hour . Routes marked as easy but all start with uphill steep...More

Thank jasperjake
Cavan Burren Pa... M, Manager at Cavan Burren Park, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Very sorry to hear you were not entirely impressed with your experience of Cavan Burren Park. There are four routes marked of varying levels. The multi access trail one is suitable for people of all abilities. The other trails are marked as easy or moderate....More

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Response from fionnualag | Reviewed this property |
Oh lots of choice. Maps in visitor centre show you routes - and they are colour coded. Well maintained pathways. Lots of interesting sites and good information. Hills were not steep( and I am quite old!) This was the most... More
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Theresa C
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Response from Cavan Burren Pa... M | Property representative |
Yes dogs are allowed at Cavan Burren Park as long as they are curbed and on a lead. Owners must clean up after their dogs. Cavan Burren Park operates a Leave No Trace policy requesting that all visitors take home all litter... More
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