We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Glenveagh Castle

Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 913 7090
Review Highlights
Beautiful castle in fab setting

walked to the castle from the car park a really scenic 4km walk but there is a shuttle bus that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to explore the National Park and decided to take a tour of the Castle. They offer guided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzy S
Bangor, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 1,070 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shuttle bus” (74 reviews)
“national park” (59 reviews)
“tea room” (60 reviews)
Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 913 7090
Write a Review
Reviews (1,070)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 964 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

walked to the castle from the car park a really scenic 4km walk but there is a shuttle bus that will bring you for 1.50 euro. The walk is along a lake and it is really beautiful. There is a souvenir shop in the grounds...More

Thank DublinThorns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to explore the National Park and decided to take a tour of the Castle. They offer guided tours for a price of €7 considering there is no charge into the park or to park your car this is a very reasonable price. We...More

Thank Suzy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

spent a lovely few hours walking around the grounds. the views are amazing! you can get a bus up to the castle from the car park. its about a 4km walk.

Thank pollym35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming hike to a very awesome castle! You visit all the rooms on the guided tour and get the family stories. Great place to eat too with all homemade foods! Lovely gardens to stroll through.

Thank catinzhat
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to view the castle gardens a little and then enjoy the tea room while waiting for our tour of the castle. While this was really a hunting lodge built relatively late in time (late 1800's), there are so few furnished castles or...More

Thank mcconnellboys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle and gardens were beautiful. Tour of castle was interesting and I saw the paintings and furniture which are antique and interesting. The history of the castle is compelling and ties in with the history of Ireland, evictions, murder mystery, unexplained disappearance, how the gardens...More

Thank Daisygold77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle and surrounding gardens are wonderful. Be sure to hike up behind the castle for the best views. Have tea in the tea house.

Thank wildcatmomKansasCity
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great day out. The park is large and so well maintained as are the gardens. The castle is beautiful so well looked after. The guides are very knowledgeable and there is so much to see.

Thank Magwil_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must to visit when in the Glenveagh region. The venue is beautiful, the guided tour very informative and a place you would want to live in too

Thank shelaghknight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A splendid place to visit. The extensive gardens are well presented with paths of good quality considering the terrain. The tour of the house was interesting and given well by our guide. We found all the staff friendly and helpful. Although the house is some...More

Thank Jw2006
Nearby Restaurants
Rose's Kitchen
53 reviews
10.28 km away
An Cistin
62 reviews
13.48 km away
The Loft Bar
61 reviews
13.64 km away
Olde Glen Bar and Restaurant
292 reviews
14.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ards Adventures
5 reviews
9.99 km away
Dunlewey Trekking Centre and Stables
20 reviews
10.22 km away
Unique Ascent
159 reviews
11.77 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
4 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from 2014nole | Reviewed this property |
To tour the castle, you will have to purchase a ticket.
17 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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