Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal
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Glenveagh National Park is located in County Donegal. Plan your Glenveagh National Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Dunlewey using our Dunlewey vacation generator.
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Sehenswerte Landschaft, nahezu unberührt. Nicht spektakulär, eher die Seele beruhigend, friedlich, hügelig, grün, man ist mit sich und der Natur eins. Wichtig: sich Zeit nehmen und genießen.Featured landscape, untouched. Not spectacular, rather the soul calming, peaceful, hilly, green, one is one with nature and themselves. Important: take time and enjoy.show original
This is such a beautiful place to visit with several different walks and an excellent Visitor Centre. It's well laid out and it's about 3 - 4k to the castle. Plenty to explore and admire.
lovely gardens and walkway surrounding the castle, nice location for picnic, just beautiful views, nature at its finest
I walked the full way through Glenveagh national park from the reception to the castle to be captivated by the beauteous splendor of the scenery along the way with my family.the mountains and dark blue water was captivating and such a beauty to behold.the Halloween hunt in the garden was pretty to walk through and especially fun for the kids who had to find the letter engraved on pumpkins to win the competition. In the cafe we sat in,we encountered other members of the natural world with them perched on top of us while we ate but it was lovely.
Beautiful scenic 4 km walk to Castle. Very mild hike on paved walkway. Wildflowers and changing landscape worth the extra effort to walk. Shuttle bus available in the day time. Castle it's self is very beautiful, built in the 1870s with Gothic and Victorian touches in the architecture. Beautiful garden and interesting statues.
If you know the BBC show "Monarch of the Glen", then you have an idea of what Glenveagh Castle and the surrounding grounds are like. (Although, this was built more in the form of a castle than the manor house in the show). The house and grounds are now maintained as a National Park. The house, grounds, and surrounding countryside were beautiful and made for a pleasant visit.
Bit disappointed that the castle itself was only open on certain days of the week (although I have been inside before and it's well worth a nosey), but the grounds were good for a nice long hike. The cafe was also good, had to fight off lots of cheeky finches. There's also a convenient bus to the castle and main garden so you have the option if you don't fancy walking so much.
Very stunning landscape, absolutely worth a trip. Take your time to visit the castle and the water falls!!
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