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Glenveagh National Park

Main entrance on R251, Ireland
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Great for a walk; reserve a tour at the castle asap

This is a beautiful National Park, reminiscent of the Scottish lakes. The main attraction is the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Giles D
London, United Kingdom

Really nice park and trails. Castle is new, by Irish castle standards, so it was a bit like... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rob M
via mobile
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“castle tour” (36 reviews)
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Main entrance on R251, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful National Park, reminiscent of the Scottish lakes. The main attraction is the castle, which is a shuttle bus (€1.50 per person each way, our only expense) or a 35 minute walk each way. Given it is free to enter and wander...More

Thank Giles D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice park and trails. Castle is new, by Irish castle standards, so it was a bit like visiting a rich guys house, rather than a real Castle if that makes sense. Gardens are lovely and the trails are fun to stroll through, when the...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just love this place , what ever the season . Beautiful walk fron car park to the Castle and beyond. The beauty is all around you.it's a must see.

1  Thank mark m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This estate was formed by evicting families who has survived the famine and comprises a large area of rural land and a castle built in the 1860's. Now its all owned by the Government. The car park is free and a shuttle bus takes you...More

Thank Petertheclaret
Reviewed 1 week ago

Purposely built, Glenveagh Castle and Gardens stand out from its environment. The gardens are always stunning at every time of year, the walks are short and easily accessable. There are longer walks in the surrounding area, some very steep ones unsuitable for disabled people. The...More

Thank Ariadne1577
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant way to spend the afternoon. Take a 4K walk along the lough to visit the castle where you'll find a cafe and well tended beautiful gardens with fruit and flowers in bloom. There is also a shuttle bus if you don't fancy the walk,...More

Thank Kirsty D
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful beautiful place. We were staying in Millford so took the 20 minute drive out to Glenveagh. Got there early which is just as well because it wasn't long filling up with cars and buses full of people. There is the option of...More

Thank Daefwal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to drive to Bushmills from Bunbeg so the Sat Nav took us thru the National park, a beautiful drive with a large lake and hills very much like the North Yorkshire Moors, a natural beauty. Stunning views on a clear day overlooking the...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited here twice ove the last few years. It's a place I bring visiting family from abroad and it truly impressed each time. It's very well organised. You arrive at the information centre where there is ample parking and are shuttled to the castle...More

Thank Caitriona D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my husband and my two children visited here today. We travelled from rossnowlagh so it was a bit of a journey but so worth it!!!! The visitor centre is lovely but needs to be updated a bit. The audio of the castle was very...More

Thank McQuaid
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Shirlene A
20 March 2017|
Response from trevor m | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, you'll need to call them...
sarah G
7 February 2017|
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Response from kate2606 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Take the N56 up to Termon (about 12km), then left onto the R255, (just under 6km) to a T junction with the 251, turn right on the 251 heading north. the entrance to Glenveagh is about 3.5 km on the left. Hope this is... More