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Contact Details


HQ Office Hours

Park Headquarters Office hours are 08:00hrs – 16:30hrs Monday – Friday

Visitor Services

bookings & switchboard:
+353 1 539 3232

glenveaghbookings@npws.gov.ie

Visitor Services Supervisor:
+353 87 680 5173

tres.connaghan@npws.gov.ie

Education Team

Education Team Office:
+353 1 539 3450

glenveagh-education@npws.gov.ie

Head of learning & education:
+353 1 539 3158
+353 87 216 4735

clare.bromley@npws.gov.ie

Gardens

Rangers

Park Ranger – Martin Toye
Park Ranger – Eibhlin McGeever

glenveaghrangers@npws.gov.ie

Emergencies

In the event of any emergency, dial 112 or 999.
The nearest Garda station is in the village of Falcarragh and the closest Hospital is in Letterkenny.
The park is staffed 7 days a week all year round with the Visitor Centre open from 0900hrs until 1700hrs (1800hrs in summer)

How far is Glenveagh National Park from Letterkenny?

Glenveagh National Park is 15km from Letterkenny.

Is there public transport to the park?

A Local Link bus travels to the park. Check Local Bus website for further details.

What are the opening times in the park?

In the summer months the park opens at 9.15am and closes at 5.30pm, winter opening hours are 8.30am until 5pm. It is always advisable to check our website.

Is the Castle open for Guided Tours?

The Castle is open for guided tours in the summer season and limited tours are available for the winter months although it is advisable to check our website.

How far is Glenveagh National Park from Letterkenny?

Glenveagh National Park is 15km from Letterkenny.

How far is it from the Visitor Centre to the Castle?

It is 4km from the Visitor Centre to the Castle.

Is there food available within the park?

The Tearoom at the Castle is open all year round except on Good Friday and during Christmas holidays. The Restaurant at the Visitor Centre is open from Easter until September.

Is there a Shuttle Bus Service available within the park?

Yes there is a Shuttle Bus Service available within the park. It is advisable to check our website on availability in the winter months.

Are dogs allowed in the park?

Yes dogs are allowed in the park but not on the park bus or in buildings. Guide dogs have access to all areas of the park. Dogs must be kept on a lead.

Is there a credit card facility within the park?

Yes there is a credit card facility at the Visitor Centre and Castle.

Are there various walking routes in the park?

Yes there are various walking routes in the park. Please enquire at the Visitor Centre where a guide can inform you of these routes.
We also provide a service on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays where at a cost of €3 (€2 concession) a bus would leave you at the beginning of two walking routes – the Lough Inshagh walk and the Bridle path walk.