Parking in Glendalough

The Visitor Centre (OPW) carpark

click here for OPW Website/information 

The OPW also confirmed that Tour Operator buses who use the carpark to visit the Centre and the Monastic Site will not be charged for parking; however all other buses will be charged a total of €25 (€15.00 for minibuses with less than 20 seats and Camper Vans).

These arrangements will apply on weekends (Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays, Holy Days and Easter Week, from 02/02/19 to 28/04/19, monthly parking from 01/05/19 to 29/09/19 and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 05/10/19 to 26th January 2020 inclusive.  The car park is free on all other days.

Cars –Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays, Holy Days and Easter Week, from 02/02/19 to 28/04/19, monthly parking from 01/05/19 to 29/09/19 and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 05/10/19 to 26th January 2020 inclusive. 
Buses – Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays, Holy Days and Easter Week, from 02/02/19 to 28/04/19, monthly parking from 01/05/19 to 29/09/19 and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 05/10/19 to 26thJanuary 2020 inclusive. 

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 at the Brockagh Resource Centre

 (1 mile from the monastic site)

Parking available at the centre for buses or 70 cars. Pre-booking is essential. Call 0404 45600 or email brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com for information and pricing.

Parking in Laragh Village

(1 mile from the monastic site)

Free Car Park Facility in Laragh & Glendalough 
If you are visiting Glendalough, Laragh or the trails that pass close by, please consider using the new car park facility located in Laragh village. It’s position is designed to avoid traffic jams and delays for a more enjoyable and safe experience.
Free, secure with staff on duty and open daily between 8am and 8pm. Visitors will easily find it beside the Woollen Mills and GAA grounds in Laragh village – lots of signage has also been installed.
The car park is perfect for hill walkers with access along the beautiful Green Road to Glendalough and all its walking trails.
You can even avoid the valley floor if you wish by following the orange trail up towards Derrybawn, the Spinc and Mullacor.
Three long distance trails also pass nearby – the Wicklow Way, St. Kevin’s Way and the Avonmore Way.
 
Pay Parking in Laragh

There is a parking area just after the zebra crossing past the village of Laragh  on the main road to Glendalough on busy days( on the left in a field  and they  will be open for parking with a €5 charge for cars more for larger vehicles. 

PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN ENTRANCES TO WOOD LANES OR RESIDENTIAL DRIVEWAYS IN THE AREA!