Gleninchaquin Park closed due to Weater

The park is currently closed due to bad weather, this is for the safety of our visitors, staff and animals. If you need to contact us please email for more information

Are dogs welcome?

Dogs are welcome here at Gleninchaquin. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times as our livestock are grazing throughout the entire park.

What is the road up to Gleninchaquin like?

The road up to Gleninchaquin Park is 14km outside Kenmare town, on the R571 in the Castetownbere direction. At a crossroads you will turn up left to  a one lane country by-road. Gleninchaquin Park is 8km up this road, it is a beautiful scenic drive as you pass many rivers and drive right by the lake. A 35 seater coach is the largest vehicle that can get access.

Can I get to Gleninchaquin using Public Transport?

Unfortunately there is no public transport to Gleninchaquin Park. You would need your own vehicle, or hire a taxi from Kenmare.

What are the admission prices for Gleninchaquin?

As we are a privately owned farm, we ask for an admission fee. We are only able to accept cash as card facilities are unavailable due to the remote location.

Adults: €7

Students / Seniors: €6

Children age 12 and under: €5

Family: (2 adults 2 children) €20

Can I pay with a debit or credit card?

We regret we do not have facilities to take card payments. Payment will have to be made in cash at the entrance.

What should I wear?

The weather can change quickly here in Gleninchaquin. Firstly, we recommend good walking shoes, boots are advisable especially if taking the mountain trails. A walking pole is also recommended for the mountain trails. The lower meadows are reasonably firm but can become muddy after prolonged rain. Pack a light waterproof and thin layers but equally do not forget the sun cream.

Is it possible to camp overnight?

We do not allow for overnight camping. There is a camp site on the main road opposite the junction for Gleninchaquin Park.

Beara Camping: Tel: +353-(0)64-668-4287

Are there facilities for those with mobility issues?

Yes, there is access to washroom facilities for those with mobility issues.

Also, if you would like closer views of the waterfalls you may drive further in and park close by. Please check for details at the lower car park. There are plenty of areas to sit and just enjoy the views and have your refreshments.

Is WiFi available at Gleninchaquin

Due to the remoteness of Gleninchaquin we have no WiFi or a mobile signal; we are currently working to provide this service.

How long does one usually spend in the Park?

The park is open from 10am to 5pm daily. It is possible to spend hours upon hours within the park. All walks take a minimum of 40 minutes, e.g. the Farm or River Walk, while the red mountain trail can take a minimum of 90 minutes, and the yellow mountain trail taking 3 hours.

We have many picnic benches and tables throughout the park so we encourage bringing a packed lunch or picnic basket and relaxing in front of the waterfall.

Are Drones permitted in the Park?

For the privacy and respect of other guests in the park, drones are not allowed to be used in the park.