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Covid 19 – Glenveagh Car Park is Closed

PUBLIC NOTICE. In accordance with the further restrictions announced last night to minimize the spread of Covid-19, National Parks and Nature/Wildfowl Reserve sites will only be open to local pedestrians from today (Saturday). Carparks at Glenveagh and all NPWS sites are closed to the public. The decision has been made in order to facilitate citizens living within 2km of our sites to take brief individual physical exercise within their locality, which may include children from their household provided all adhere...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Visitors are advised that all facilities and services, including visitor centre, shuttle bus, tea rooms, castle and planned events will not operate from Friday 13th March until Sunday 29th March inclusive. Due to continuing development of the Corvid 19 and in the interest of Public safety All Toilets are closed in Glenveagh National Park. More information to follow as it becomes available.  

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Golden Eagle pair spotted in Glenveagh National Park

It is with great delight that we have confirmed the presence of two golden eagles within Glenveagh National Park over the past few weeks. As part of the ongoing ecological monitoring efforts by our team of park Rangers, a young pair where recorded feeding on a deer carcass over multiple days in late January.  In an effort to return the park to a naturally cycling eco-system, (of which the eagles are an essential component) staff occasionally leave culled deer in...

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Deer Cull In Progress

Red Deer

As part of our on-going management of the Park for conservation, please be advised that in some areas deer culling is in progress until the end of February. Visitors are asked to be aware of signs along our trails and paths and contact the Park Ranger if you require more information.

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Opening Times

November  -  February   The visitor centre is open from 9am to 4.45pm The first shuttle bus to the castle is at 9.15am The last bus to the castle and garden is at 3.45pm The last tour of the castle is 4pm The last bus return from castle is at 4.45pm All single bus tickets from the castle must be purchased before 4pm March - October The visitor centre is open from 9.15am to 5.30pm The first shuttle bus to the castle...

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Bus Service

A shuttle bus will run daily to the castle except for Christmas week & Good Friday. Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor centre and castle. Single bus tickets to return from the castle must be purchased before 5pm. The Walkers Bus for individual walkers willrun to the Lough Inshagh Trail in Gartan & The Head of The Glen near Lough Barra every Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday's all year around at 10am. A total of six persons or more must...

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