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Glenveagh Castle

Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 913 7090
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After a few missed turns we arrived at Glenveagh Castle. Highly recommend taking the guided tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SeaLaVie_63
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Can’t believe I had never been before!!

My friend & I were staying in Donegal for 2 days this week & on Thursday my friend introduced me to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean L
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“shuttle bus”(75 reviews)
“national park”(62 reviews)
“tea room”(61 reviews)
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Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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+353 74 913 7090
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"well worth a visit"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"cakes"
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"coffee shop"
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"small fee"
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"stunning place"
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"visitor center"
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"interesting history"
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"nice walk"
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"visiting donegal"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a few missed turns we arrived at Glenveagh Castle. Highly recommend taking the guided tour and then stopping for a delicious tea break after. Scenery stunning and unexpected.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend & I were staying in Donegal for 2 days this week & on Thursday my friend introduced me to Glenveagh we walked the park and amazing gardens, done the Castle Tour & had lunch in the little coffee shop, it was a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully situated castle with lovely gardens. Enjoyed talking with a gardener about the history, not to mention the plants and flowers. Can walk 4km or take a bus. Tea houses at both the visitors center and castle; same operator, so if you missed yummy chicken...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great building for history lovers gardens are great along with walks tells the story of irish genrty very well

1  Thank Frank T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were luck as we had a great weather the day we went. If you like a great walk in awesome scenery this is the place for you. We decided to picnic there and it was so nice.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect day to walk to Glenveagh, as always the high standard was successfully delivered in the cafe. Freshly made scones, a caramel square to share and a big pot of tea. We shared the experience with a beautiful bird! Incredible day and promise to return...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle and tour are fantastic...there are great hikes to or from the castle or both. A must see if in the area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Glenveagh Castle during a recent anniversary break in County Donegal. We’d already enjoyed a tour round the Inishowan Peninsula and made a special trip to Glenveagh National Park to visit the castle before returning home to County Down. We were...More

Thank Valerie G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Glenveagh National Park Visitor Center to buy tickets for the shuttle to the Castle. The trip was quick and we saw red deer along the way. At the Castle we bought tickets for the tour and had a nice light lunch...More

Thank craig t
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smallish castle set in wonderful gardens with knowledgeable guide. Mini bus to the castle or walk round the lake. Very nice tea room/cafe and small gift shop

Thank Milham
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pmidance
7 August 2016|
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Response from Mamamia2619 | Reviewed this property |
Yes plenty of buses from derry to Letterkenny , the Derry -Galway express is probably the quickest takes about 35 mins . Letterkenny to Glenveagh is more difficult it's only 25 mins but I'm not sure if there is a bus but I... More
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JcJud
4 August 2016|
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Response from 2014nole | Reviewed this property |
To tour the castle, you will have to purchase a ticket.
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Darrennichola
17 April 2016|
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Response from Brendan M | Reviewed this property |
The centre opens at 09:00. If you walk to the castle and then wander through the gardens (my favourite is the vegetable/fruit garden with it's unusual plants and quirky buildings), you'll be in time for the castle opening.at... More
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