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Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park lies in the heart of County Donegal, among the wild and rugged beauty of the Derryveagh Mountains is one of the most beautiful national parks in Ireland.

With its magnificent mountains, pristine lakes, waterfalls, glens, native oak woods, and a picturesque castle with all its original furnishings, Glenveagh National Park and Castle is one of the most magical places to visit in Donegal.

At the centre of the park on the edge of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle, which was originally built as a hunting lodge. There are many sensory friendly and beautiful walks to explore around the park and afterwards you can relax over lunch or a coffee in the tearooms and pretty courtyard.

Wheelchair parking is available at the visitor centre, and the electric buses that take passengers into the centre of the park have full wheelchair access.  Most of the walks around the park are accessible.



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