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Biodiversity Week & Natura 2000 Day

Join us for a celebration of Irish biodiversity from the 18th – 26th May 2024. We have events including a BioBlitz, Natura 2000 Day, Big Biodiversity bake off and a woodland display with information on our native Irish woodlands and conservation work. You can also collect your free copy of our beautiful new book ‘Drawn

Visitor Survey

What do you think of our nature information? Follow the link below to take part in a short visitor survey. Help us improve how we present and interpret nature information in the park. What would make your visit more meaningful and enjoyable? Should we ‘go digital’ or is this a place where screen time is

Minister Noonan launches new book showcasing Donegal’s native woodlands

Minister for Nature, Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, has today, March 21st launched a book titled “Coillte Dúchasacha Chontae Dhún na nGall, Native Woodlands of County Donegal” at Glenveagh Visitor Centre. This book is written by written by Seán Ó Gaoithín, Foreman and Gardener at Glenveagh National Park, and describes the significance of

Deireadh Seachtaine Fhéile Pádraig ag Páirc Náisiúnta Ghleann Bheatha.

Deireadh Seachtaine Fhéile Pádraig ag Páirc Náisiúnta Ghleann Bheatha. Bígí linn le haghaidh deireadh seachtaine lán le ceol, craic agus ceardaíocht do na páistí an deireadh seachtaine Fhéile Pádraig seo. Ar Dé Sathairn an 16 Márta, cuirfimid déanamh suaitheantas Lá Fhéile Pádraig ar siúl do pháistí, a bheidh ina imeacht buail isteach an lá ar

CIE Award of Excellence

We’re delighted to announce that Glenveagh National Park & Castle has been awarded the CIE Tours Visitor Experience Award of Excellence 2023. This award is based on the positive feedback received from CIE customers and Glenveagh achieved a customer rating of 92% or higher from guests . These ratings, which are derived from CIE guest surveys, are evaluated independently & externally. The award was collected on behalf of Glenveagh National Park and Castle by Susan Callaghan, Divisional Manager.

Where to Walk in Glenveagh this Winter…

If you’re looking for a longer walk over the winter why not explore the Upper Glen Walk – known locally as the Bridle Path. This 7km stretch can be enjoyed in either direction from the top of the valley heading downhill, or from the castle and gardens. Enjoy Mullangore Woods – some of the most

Establishment of new National Park

Ministers O’Brien & Noonan confirm agreement to purchase Dowth Hall demesne, Co Meath and establishment of a new National Park Noting it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O Brien, TD, today confirmed the State’s purchase of the World Heritage lands of Dowth Hall and demesne, including Netterville, in

Green Flag Award 2023

We’re delighted to have achieved our Green Flag award again this year. Staff from across the park continue to strive to make our site as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible.

Camper Van Update

Donegal Garden Trail

Glenveagh National Park has been a partner in Donegal Garden Trail since its inception in 2006. For information of the delightful gardens of Donegal open to visitors please see