Winter Opening times 2015


Glenveagh National Park is Open All Year Around

The Visitor Services will close from the 24th December and will reopen on the 2nd January 2016

Visitor Service Opening hours are 8.30am – 5pm

The following services are available daily throughout the winter,

Visitor Centre, Audio Visual, Shuttle Bus, Gardens, Castle Information Point, Castle Audio Visual and Castle Tearoom.

Limited Castle Tours will be available on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday ( There will be NO Castle Tours on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

Last bus to the Castle is at 3.45pm (The Shuttle service runs every 30 minutes to and from the Castle, weather permitting)

The Park Bus for Walkers going to Lough Inshagh & The Head of the Glen will leave the Visitor Centre at 10am every Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday’s weather permitting.

For Information please contact us on;

076 1002551


All other services are open as usual: Visitor Centre, Shuttle Buses, Gardens and Tea Rooms


The Restaurant is closed from Friday 2nd October until Easter 2016

The Tearoom is open everyday from 10.30am to 5.30pm



A Trail Walker bus leaves the Visitor Centre at 10:00 am on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Fare €3.00

(This bus leaves walkers at the start of the Lough Insagh Walk and the start of the Glen Bridle Path for walkers to return on foot to the Visitor Centre and Carpark. For more information on these trails go to the 'Walks' tab on left of page)



Wheelchair Accessible Areas ( Car Park, Visitor Centre, Toilets, Audio Visual, Buses, Gardens and ground floor of the Castle). If you require further information please contact: or Tel: 076 100 2551


The park is always open for walkers and cyclists

The park visitor services (Visitor Centre, Castle Tours, Buses) normally open daily from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm

Free services: Car Park, Visitor Centre, Audio Visual, Display Rooms, Castle Gardens and Trails.

Guided Castle Tours and Shuttle Bus (see details of charges on 'About Us')

(check out the new walking trail from Visitor Centre to Castle)

Castle Tea Rooms Open 10.00am - 5.00 pm everyday

Gift shop at the Castle Tea Room

Visitor Centre 076 1002551

Bookings 076 1002536/37

e mail

Please note that Credit/Debit cards may only be used at the Visitor Centre facilities and not at the Castle


Please note: Dogs are permitted in the park but must be kept on a lead at all times. Dogs are not permitted entry to buildings, Castle Gardens & park buses. (Guide dogs are permitted in all areas)

National Parks & Wildlife Service, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2. Phone: +353 1 8882000 Fax: +353 1 8883272