Glenveagh Castle, Letterkenny

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. Make your Letterkenny itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Myself, my wife and out 4yr old daughter visited this on a Tuesday. The site was excellent and VERY well maintained, I would say this is one ( if not the best) of the best castles and grounds to...  more »
  • A lovely afternoon spent walking to and around the castle. Short break at the cafe; a small recommendation- more regular cleaning of outdoor seating area. Anti-bacterial spare provided for individual....  more »
  • If you haven't been you don't know what your missing. It's magical and beautiful a special place , go  more »

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