Parking in Glendalough

The Visitor Centre (OPW) carpark

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The public carpark at Glendalough Visitor Centre will be in operation throughout 2018 as follows:  

  1. Pay carpark Saturday / Sunday & Bank Holidays, Holy Week, Easter Week, (17/02/18-25/05/18 inclusive; free at all other days.
  2. Pay carpark for months June, July & August.
  3. Pay carpark Saturday/Sunday & Bank Holidays (01/09/18-29/10/18  inclusive), free at all other days .     (Visitors to Glendalough Visitor Centre will be refunded the charge on admission.)

Upper Car Park

The Upper Lake car park in Glendalough is owned by Wicklow County Council and its management is franchised out. There is no entry fee to Wicklow Mountains National Park. Entry to both the National Park and the National Park Information Office are free of charge. Please note, however, that there is a charge of €4 per car in the Upper Lake car park.

Parking in Laragh Village

There is a parking area just after the zebra crossing past the village of Laragh  on the main road to Glendalough( on the left in a field  and they  will be open for parking with a €5 charge for cars more for larger vehicles. All parking facilities will be open at peak times only Sat, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays).

These new changes to Glendalough parking in 2016 maybe subject to change depending on the level of traffic congestion in the area.