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Glenveagh Castle, Letterkenny

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Experience the serene environment at Glenveagh Castle, a Baronial-style mansion in the Glenveagh National Park. Captain John George Adair built the castle around 1870 and developed the original structure and gardens with his wife, Cornelia Wadsworth Ritchie. Tour the site where Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, and Clark Gable (among others) spent their vacations. Take in views of the mountains, lakes, and forests while exploring the grounds. Stop by the visitor center for more information on the castle and gardens, which were given to Ireland in 1981. A visit to Glenveagh Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Letterkenny itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Absolutely beautiful gardens and love the little bus trip. Coffee shop is yummy. Staff are wonderful, it started to rain as we were getting back on the bus, myself and my sister had taken my 7yr, 2yr ...  more »
  • Definitely worth a visit. I've visited many stately homes and this is certainly one I would recommend. The guide was excellent, the charge token, and the cafe food very good too. Didn't feel as if I w...  more »
  • Glenveagh Castle is well worth visiting. The gardens and grounds are lovely. The weather was not the best the day we visited so we didn't go in search of the Golden eagles. We'll have to go back for t...  more »