Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal

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  • August 15, 2017
    You can find quite a bit of time. We chose to go by bus to the Castle and the same back. Nice park and costs only money when the bus or book a tour. The entrance/parking is free. Also delicious sandwiches at the visitor center!
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  • August 15, 2017
    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.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    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 ...  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    Hidden gem. Beautiful unspoiled Irish countryside. The walled gardens are amazing and well looked after. The cafe in the castle itself is a good choice for food. There's a regular mini bus to bring you from visitor centre to castle but I would recommend walking to the castle and getting the bus back weather permitting. The tour is informative and completes the visit.
  • June 22, 2017
    The castle is relatively modern. It looks pretty from the outside, but I did not go in. Instead I walked along the lake where you can see a waterfall at the end of the lake. The rocks and trees on the trail past the castle were rather magical. The trail from the visitor ceter to the castle though is somewhat unremarkable, so I would recommend taking a shuttle bus, especially if you are pressed in time.
  • June 2, 2017
    Amazing place. The walks are paved and there's a minibus to the castle if you find some of the walk to much. On a clear day the views are incredible and you can quickly find yourself alone by leaving the main path between the main entrance and Castle. Definitely a place to go to in Donegal.
  • June 1, 2017
    took the 4km 40min walk to the castle & gardens & shuttle bus back for €1.50 due to rain. worth doing the extra 1.5km for the viewpoint, steep initially but manageable. lovely tearooms & castle
  • April 6, 2017
    Beautiful national park with a lake & majestic landscape. Absolutely wonderful castle with a great interior tour, gardens & rich history. Nice 45 min walk from the castle to the car park / reception area, but also has a bus service running every 15 minutes.

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