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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place with amazing views and walks, the castle and gardens are in great shape worth a visit even on a cold rainy day the cafe will warm you up with home made food or buns

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tailz_88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eagles, castles and mountains. This place has it all. With regular buses from the car park or a 20 minute walking route, it is a most see. It is gorgeous, gothic and quite magical. With mystical gardens are filled with gargoyles and cherubs and floral...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EleanorP308
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a good deal of the day driving around this beautiful park, also taking a bus ride for €7 RT (besides the paved hiking path) the ONLY way to get to the castle. An absolute MUST and we spent the rest of the day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Glenveagh is somewhere we always try to visit when in Co. Donegal as it never fails to impress. Fantastic scenery and tranquil settings make for a great day out with the family. There is a tea room attached to the castle which is good when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 11Sharkey11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on a Sunday in February. Mas tosive carpark close to Visitors centre. We availed of the shuttle bus as we were not kitted out for a what we were advised was a 35-40 minute walk. beautiful Castle and Gardens. we did take a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Truthprevailshere
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place with great walks and fantastic views the castle and gardens are is well worth a visit. Great parking

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jacqueline g
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

I really liked this place with snow capped hills and mountains in the distance. We had a beautiful walk on a Sunday morning. Had coffee and cakes in the coffee shop. Reasonable priced in a cosy friendly environ5ment. The walk in from the car park...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vegisbest
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

The park grounds are scenic, we visited on a sunny but cool day and I can’t say I was disappointed. There was a visitor centre with restaurant and toilets where you had the chance to view some exhibits or purchase a ticket to get the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlliBee92
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

This time of year can be hit and miss visiting Glenveagh Castle as the Tea Rooms can be closed. Sundays especially.Phone ahead like we did a few days in advance. Sundays for the moment leave you without the "Tea Rooms" but sometimes the visitor centre...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Seamus M
Reviewed 7 January 2019

We travelled here in early December 2018, we had the bikes on the bike rack of the car and parked in the general car park. We cycled up past the castle and onto the waterfall, its a wonderful wallk or cycle. As it was December...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Yes get the shuttle buzz to castle and head from there out the trail. Lashed rain for whole walk. Didn't bother me though. Enjoy
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