Glenveagh National Park


Glenveagh is a designated Special Area of Conservation and Special Protection Area under EU and Irish Law. The park extends over a large area of north Donegal with free access to roam from all points. Hillwalking in Glenveagh National Park can be challenging for the novice, but there are also relatively easy trails described below for all levels within the park. Glenveagh Castle is a 19th century castellated mansion and was built between 1867 and 1873. Its construction in a remote mountain setting was inspired by the Victorian idyll of a romantic highland retreat.The Castle Gardens are regarded as one of Ireland’s outstanding horticultural masterpieces.

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Parking Yes

Wheelchair accessible Yes

Free wifi Yes

Family friendly Yes

Credit cards accepted Yes

Restaurant / cafe Yes

Parties Yes

Gift vouchers Yes

Pricing Entry to the Park is free, charges only apply to servicesTickets can be purchased at the Visitor Centre.The fare is €2/€3. Where possible we will accommodate your group at a charge of €3 per person. Minimum 10 persons / Maximum 24 persons. Subject to availability.


GLENVEAGH NATIONAL PARK Church Hill, Letterkenny

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OPENING HOURS November - March The Visitor Centre is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The last bus to the castle and garden is at 3.45pm. The last bus return from castle is at 4.45pm. March 17th to 31st October - The Visitors Centre is open from 9.15am to 5.30pm. The last bus to castle and garden is at 4.45pm. The last bus return from the castle is at 5.45pm.

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