+353 87 2919721 +353 76 100 2528 or +353 95 41054cnp@chg.gov.ie

Plan Your Visit

Connemara National Park is open year round including the Visitor Centre. There are no fees for entry to the grounds, trails or viewing the exhibition. Guides at the Visitor Centre are on hand to provide information about the National Park including wildlife, trails and things to see and do in the locality. We look forward to welcoming you to the National Park.

Contact Information

Connemara National Park,
Co. Galway

Telephone No.: +353 76 100 2528 / +353 95 41054
Mobile No.: +353 87 2919721
Fax No.: +353 76 100 2633

Email: cnp@chg.gov.ie

Website: www.connemaranationalpark.ie

Opening Times

Visitor Centre

Open daily (except Christmas Day & St. Stephen’s Day)

March – November from 9am to 5.30pm

December – February from 8.30am to 5pm

Entry to the Visitor Centre is free of charge, which includes the exhibition and film.

Park Grounds

The Park Grounds are open all year round. Please ensure you check weather conditions before visiting the National Park. The grounds will be closed during orange and red weather warnings, see following page for more details: https://www.connemaranationalpark.ie/visit-us/weather-warnings/

Admission is Free – Open Daily

Tea Room

Open daily (except Christmas Day, St. Stephen’s Day & New Year’s Day)

January – open weekends only

March to October 9.30am – 5.30pm

November to February 11.30am – 3.30pm

Tea Rooms:

Home baking with Teas, Coffee, Cakes, Salads, Sandwiches, Soups

Groups catered for. Contact Susie by phone +353 (0) 86 87 84 666 or email susiemay82@hotmail.com

For more information on the tea room please click here.

Advice to Visitors

  • If you bring dogs to the Park, keep them on a lead as they can disturb the wildlife and/or farm animals.
  • Please clean up after your dog.
  • Hill walking in the Park (including Diamond Hill) can only be recommended for walkers with suitable outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment.
  • Do not venture into the hills alone.
  • Know your limits and those of your friends walking with you.
  • Inform a competent person of your walking trip and estimated time of return.
  • Take litter away with you.
  • Leave wildflowers for everyone to enjoy. Photograph or sketch them instead of picking them.
  • To ensure that a visit to the National Park is an enjoyable experience for everyone please be respectful of this advice.
  • Connemara National Park supports the principles of Leave No Trace and encourages visitors to be mindful of this ethos when visiting the Park and enjoying the outdoors.

Please see our FAQs page for more information on the Park.