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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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  • The views are beautiful . The walk up and back is 8km from the visitor center or you can opt for the Bus at a small fee . The walk back is well worth it . The gardens are beautiful I would say even be...  more »
  • A lovely day out for everyone. So much to do in scene surrounds , walks, gardens, the castle its self inside is such a thrill to see how life was lived. So well run with fantastic service bus and staf...  more »
  • We had a fabulous visit to Glenveigh, I have been there before yet it still takes my breath away. Staff are so lovely both on the buses in the reception and in the shop and restaurants. A must see whe...  more »