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Glenveagh Castle

Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 913 7090
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Christmas concert with North West Opera

What a beautiful setting for the Christmas Concert by North West Opera. The main sitting room was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Letterkenny, Ireland
via mobile
Loveliest national park in Ireland

Have been going to Glenveagh since I was a kid, some thirty odd years ago and I love it, I've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martin B
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“national park” (62 reviews)
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Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful setting for the Christmas Concert by North West Opera. The main sitting room was beautifully decorated for Christmas and the atmosphere was magical. If you ever get the chance to visit particularly during the winter season it is lovely for walking and...More

Thank ladygall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going to Glenveagh since I was a kid, some thirty odd years ago and I love it, I've traveled most of the world and Glenveagh never gets old for me, the contrast of the castle's baronial style set against the beauty of the...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet, nice view and old architecture... luxury villa built in 19. century looked like a castle, what a marvelous idea Really good guided tour

1  Thank Veronika K
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Very scenic area with lovely walk way up to the castle with beautiful surrounding gardens and lake views. There's a bus available to take less agile visitors to the castle.

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

A beautiful area to get away from the hustle and bustle. Lovely surroundings and indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi etc included in the price. We stayed in one of the fully decorated houses which had everything we needed including 3 double bedrooms with en...More

Thank Melvin G
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Brilliant beautiful place to visit with fabulous walks of different degrees of difficulty. Lovely food available at the coffee shop. Glenveigh has an atmosphere all of its own and I visit at least twice per week. Free entry and parking. Not to be missed.

Thank hpnutt
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to visit. If you are in Donegal you must visit here. The scenery is fantastic, a castle by the lake with wonderful gardens around the castle grounds. The guided tours are of the castle are well worth it, every room in the...More

Thank Horgo1
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This is a small castle in nice gardens by a pretty lake. Vastly overrated. Worth a short visit. Also would be a good place to do a walk as there are a number of paths.

Thank dublin2002
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful castle beside the lake in Glenveagh National Park, with beautiful gardens surrounding it. Worth the visit.

Thank handreu
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The 'castle' itself is located in the stunning Glenveagh national park on the shores of Lough Veagh. The building is a 'modern' facsimile of a Gothic castle containing some rooms and spaces which are open to the public. The guides are well informed and entertaining....More

Thank old_poundbury
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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
4 August 2016|
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Response from 2014nole | Reviewed this property |
To tour the castle, you will have to purchase a ticket.
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