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Donegal Castle

Castle Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 73 22405
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BEAUTIFUL

I really enjoyed the uniqueness of this place. It also has some family connections of friends at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Betty B
Quaint castle

Enjoyable visit to Donegal Castle in the heart of the town. Within walking distance of our hotel we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joans201705
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This 15th-century castle was fully restored in 1996.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:15
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Castle Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
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+353 73 22405
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed the uniqueness of this place. It also has some family connections of friends at home in the USA. Took lots of information home for them! Makes me realize how "good" we have it in this day and age.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyable visit to Donegal Castle in the heart of the town. Within walking distance of our hotel we thoroughly enjoyed exploring the castle and town - makes a great getaway for a couple of days.

Thank joans201705
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great example of a very old Castle. We felt this place really gave you a bit of insight into how the Irish kings of old lived. A beautiful looking building were restored. €13 for a family ticket made it an inexpensive way to spend...More

Thank marty k
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you use your imagination you can almost hear the walls talk to you. Splendid staff, polite, and courteous. There are a lot of people so relax, and never mind the crowd.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great castle with solid historical information. Very well done craftsmanship and one of the most beautiful fireplaces.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The historic Donegal castle takes about one hour to complete. It is located in the city center of town, with ample parking nearby. The tour is offered with guides or self walking. If in Donegal, it is worth the time.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped into this Castle while we were in Donegal. It is located right in the centre of town. Lots if parking on the streets. The Castle is half ruins and have restored. It was interesting inside, with lots if displays out lining its history....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the greats along the Wild Atlantic Way and beautiful stop along the river too. Great tours and pictures to make your Historic Ireland trip a memory of beautiful castles. Right in the centre of town, so a must for everyone!

Thank Tim292
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth to visit if you are visiting near Donegal. Nice staff and good guides, the guided tour is worth to participate! The castle is quite small but atmospheric, the renovation work is done well.

Thank UllaJunell
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to tour the Donegal Castle and we are glad we did. It was a nice tour with a lot of historical information about the castle and its owners. The updates are very nice. It's worth a trip to the castle when in town....More

Thank Linda B
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Rlcar45
How much is the entrance fee
25 July 2016|
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Response from 938fjg | Reviewed this property |
4 euros for an adult, 3 for a senior citizen and 2 for a student.
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Peter H
Does it cater for disabled/wheelchair users?
9 April 2016|
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Response from 938fjg | Reviewed this property |
Disabled / wheelchair users can see the grounds, the shell of the manor house next to the tower/keep and the ground floor of the tower which was used as storage. Some of the original cobbles and arched ceiling remain. The... More
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