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Glenveagh Castle

Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 913 7090
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Really enjoyed our trip to Glenveagh. Lovely for walking. Highlight of a trip to Letterkenny. Need... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omagh, United Kingdom
Its a must if you are in Letterkenny

Brilliant day trip guide was fantastic. The House and gardens are superb. Tea Coffee food really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret L
Wicklow, Wicklow, Ireland
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“national park” (62 reviews)
“tea room” (60 reviews)
Churchill, Letterkenny, Ireland
+353 74 913 7090
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our trip to Glenveagh. Lovely for walking. Highlight of a trip to Letterkenny. Need good weather to really enjoy.

Thank Marina2483
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant day trip guide was fantastic. The House and gardens are superb. Tea Coffee food really good price

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glenveagh Castle is amazing!The walk was great and when we got there the children loved the hot chocolate and chocolate fudge cake and we walk around for a bit and it was amazing so I think anyone with young children should go there.

Thank Razorgirl65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A former hunting lodge . Still furnished so interesting. Nothing very special but we took it in on a walk.

Thank geoffviking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Glenveagh Castle is located at the heart of the reserve. There are bus rides moving between the parking and visitor's centre and the castle, but I highly recommend packing in some walking shoes and taking the road less travelled! Watching the sweeping landscapes of...More

Thank TheBearMeyers
Reviewed 6 December 2017 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 12 November 2017 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 10 November 2017 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
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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
3 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