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So much to see here

Only a quick visit but do much to see and could have spent the whole day! Tour guide was ver... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BlueBall
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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Wonderful castle and park

We went on a snowy day and it was breath taking. The tour of the castle was interesting and we had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TheMcbrideFamily
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only a quick visit but do much to see and could have spent the whole day! Tour guide was ver knowledgable with a dry wit which brought the history to life.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a snowy day and it was breath taking. The tour of the castle was interesting and we had a great guide.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheMcbrideFamily
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful building in an area of stupendous natural beauty. It is in the care of the state and both castle and grounds are immaculate. The castle itself is accessed either by shuttle bus or 40 minute walk from the car park. Tours...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Reganlefay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free parking at the visitors centre. It is a 4k walk to the Castle however there is a bus if you don't want to walk. Fantastic scenery along the route to the castle. Other longer walks available. Great day out.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JockSt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in August 2018. It was a bit rainy but this kept away midges in the tree covered sections. The visitor centre at the entrance of the national park was very interesting and we took the bus (which cost about 2 euro pp) to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LornaFarrell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When touring Glenveigh castle, visitors should make an effort to tour the grounds and gardens. Visit in the morning to avoid the afternoon tour buses and crowds. There is plenty of parking and an onsite café.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JHMTTL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little castle, it’s in a lovely position with great grounds, I’m sure it would be even better in the summer. We where given a lovely guided tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cejsmith
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

We paid a visit to the castle on a sunny February Monday. The bus up to the castle was running and cost €1.50 each way. The grounds and gardens had little colour but were still nice to walk around. The walk up to the view...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019

We went to Glenveagh Castle after Christmas the bus wasn't running so we walked approx 8k it was a lovely day and the views were lovely, the castle sits on the lake and the gardens were wonderful we would definitely recommend a visit and would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Castle and grounds. Our second visit as we did not have time for a tour last time. Well worth coming back. We enjoyed lunch at the on site restaurant and bought gifts at the little souvineer shop at the castle. Will definitely go back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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janet g
4 September 2018|
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Response from AndyS3222 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the park is open in October. Beautiful views. And from the car park there is shuttle buses to the castle also. Just check for tour times if you want to see inside the castle as these have to be purchased. Rest of... More
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226Hia226
10 July 2018|
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Response from catinzhat | Reviewed this property |
March 17th – 31st October The Visitors Centre is open from 9.15am to 5.30pm The last Castle tour is at 4.30pm The last bus to castle and garden is at 4.45pm The last bus return from the castle is at 5.45pm Castle Tours... More
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chessfun
7 June 2018|
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Response from craig t | Reviewed this property |
The car park area is well marked and not far from the entry to the visitor center.
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