WINTER OPENING TIMES ( Services & Shuttle Bus)

Entry to the Park is free, charges only apply to services…

Castle Tours are Limited during the Winter months

Castle tours are not available after 2.30pm on Friday the 30th November

Opening Times November 1st – March 16th

The Park is open from dawn till dust

The Visitor Centre is open from 9am to 5pm

The last bus to the castle and garden is at 3.45pm

The last bus return from castle is at 4.45pm


.A Castle Tour can only be booked when you arrive at the Castle.

We advise that you arrive early to avoid disappointment.

All Services are closed Christmas Week and will re-open on the 2nd January

The National Park is open to walkers all year around including Christmas week


Bus Service – Glenveagh National Park

A shuttle bus will run daily to the castle.Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Centre  (Weather permitting)

The Walkers Bus for individual walkers will run to the Lough Inshagh Trail in Gartan & to The Head of The Glen near Lough Barra every Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays Monday all year around at 10am. (Weather Permitting)

Walking Groups wishing to book a private shuttle service to The head of the Glen / Lough Inshagh are asked to contact the park direct. Where possible we will accommodate your group at a charge of €3 per person. Limited to 24 persons. One weeks notice is advised. Subject to availability

To book please contact 

glenveaghbookings@chg.gov.ie


The Park may close at short notice during extreme weather conditions.

 We advise that all visitors to use the shuttle bus during stormy weather. 

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For more information contact glenveaghbookings@chg.gov.ie

0761002537 or 0761002551

In an emergency call 0872646429 or 0876805173