Arney River Heritage Corridor – Great Place Scheme

The Challenge

To develop the Arney River Heritage CorridorĀ as a connected place where local people are proud of their history and culture and where visitors are attracted to explore


The Role

To work in partnership with the local community to:

  • Deliver a 3 year project to connect the communities of Cleenish, Bellanaleck, Arney, Killesher and Florencecourt to create a demonstrable pilot of how a community-led project can combine heritage, culture and outdoor recreation to deliver the strategic actions of local authorities
  • Create the new Arney River Heritage Corridor Management Group for project delivery and develop proposals for sustainability and step-change in partnership working in the area
  • Develop a Community Trail Network Plan and a series of Meanwhile projects with cross cutting themes including health and well-being, community cohesion and economic development.
  • Share the learning of the project locally, regionally and internationally; sustaining the benefits for local communities within the Great Place area.

Project Partners

  • Cleenish Community Association
  • Killesher Community Development Association
  • Fermanagh and Omagh District Council – Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark

Project Funders

  • Heritage Lottery Fund Northern Ireland
  • Fermanagh and Omagh District Council