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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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  • Incredible history in the castle it seeps through the place really gets the imagination going as you take the tour and imagine all the dinner guests and stories not to mention the fireside views while...  more »
  • beautiful afternoon spent with family and friends. Castle a little expensive to enter and doesnt really have a castle feel to it but it it beautiful on the outside and the location is fabulous, great ...  more »
  • Great day out to chill and look around! Would Recommend taking the castle tour! Weather permitted you could spend the day here!  more »