Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark
The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark In 2011 the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher gained Global Geopark status, already spectacular neighbours, their coming together formed a destination of natural wonders. Making up over 530 square kilometres the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark offers diversity that is second to none. This rich and alluring landscape of staggering sea cliffs, limestone karst terraces, fertile valleys, vibrant villages and welcoming communities offers some truly inspiring experiences. The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark not only has outstanding natural and culture heritage but a management organisation that supports its people and organisations to work together to ensure a cared-for landscape, a better-understood heritage, more sustainable tourism, a vibrant community and strengthened livelihoods. For more information visit www.burrengeopark.ie
The BEN Network an the management and organisation of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark enjoy a special relationship. Both organisations are commited to the promootion of responsible tourism that conserves the environment and improves the the well -being of local people. Having agreed in late 2012 to pool their resources in pursuit othe their common objective, they work together to promote "The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark" as a leading sustainable visitor destination, celebrated for high standards in visitor experience conservation and learning.
We have completed our training through the Geopark Sustainable Code of Practice, more details about the Geopark can be found on www.burrengeopark.ie and we strongly recomend that you read through this before visiting the region!