The Park, over 16,000 hectares is the former Glenveagh Estate and includes most of the Derryveagh Mountains.

Glenveagh National Park lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the North-West of County Donegal. It is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains and pristine lakes. The Park, over 16,000 hectares is the former Glenveagh Estate, including most of the Derryveagh Mountains.

The wild setting around Lough Veagh hosts the largest herd of Red Deer in Europe and since 2001 is home to Ireland’s only Golden Eagles.

The Castle is surrounded by extensive, ornate and renowned gardens, with a rich variety of trees, shrubs and flowers from around the world.

There is a beautifully located tearoom in the castle courtyard open all year round, where one can enjoy delicious home baking freshly made in the castle kitchen.

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Highlights
  • Since 2001 the park is home to Ireland’s only Golden Eagles
  • The wild setting around Lough Veagh hosts the largest herd of Red Deer in Europe
  • Extensive ornate gardens

 

Open Year Round

Opening Times:

The park is open all year round
Visitor facilities: 09.00 to 17.30

Prices

Admission Prices 2019:

National Park & Visitor Centre: Free Admission

Castle Tour

Adult: €7.00
Senior (aged 65+): €5.00
Student (with valid ID): €5.00
Child (6+years): €5.00
Family: €15.00

Admission to castle is by guided tour only and takes aprox. 30mins

Useful Information

Tearoom in the castle courtyard is open all year round

On-site car park

Getting There

24km north-west of Letterkenny and can be reached via the villages of Kilmacrennan or Churchill

Map Location: 55.057588, -7.937687
Contact Glenveagh National Park Pairc Náisiúnta Ghleann Bheatha

Churchill, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland


T: +353 (0)76 100 2537
E: glenveaghbookings@ahg.gov.ie
W:
www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie
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