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Glen Eyrie Castle

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Address: 3820 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-5001
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Nestled on 750 breathtaking acres with 97 lodging rooms, Glen Eyrie's...

Nestled on 750 breathtaking acres with 97 lodging rooms, Glen Eyrie's stunning beauty and rich spiritual heritage create a place where, for a few sacred moments, guests can set aside their troubles and catch their breath. The Glen Eyrie staff ministers by thoughtfully creating experiences which set the stage for all to discover, explore, and be transformed. Whether guests come with a group for a retreat, individually for a program or conference, or for historical teas, tours, or overnight stays, Glen Eyrie serves a sanctuary and safe haven of transformation and inspiration. As the conference and camping ministry of The Navigators, The Glen Eyrie Group is comprised of Glen Eyrie and Eagle Lake Camps. Built upon the unique intersection of natural, historical, and spiritual heritages, the Glen Eyrie Group promises to stay true to our Navigator calling by purposefully and thoughtfully ministering to guests through Christ-centered, excellent service and innovative programming.

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Toured the Castle and enjoyed the "Queen's Tea" with an intergenerational family group (the youngest was 28). It was very interesting and the tea was a great way to create time... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Toured the Castle and enjoyed the "Queen's Tea" with an intergenerational family group (the youngest was 28). It was very interesting and the tea was a great way to create time for us to talk and enjoy some time to reflect on what we had seen. Really enjoyed it.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is a prime piece of real estate! General Palmer was wise to build his home here when he settled in Colorado Springs. Take advantage of their Tea served in the castle and the tour that goes along with it. If you're are lucky, you may see a herd of big horned sheep on the mountains surrounding the castle.... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm so glad we did not miss this! It was very beautiful and full of history. The landscape is beautiful and you can have tea if you make reservations.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always bring out-of-town friends here to see this incredible attraction. This is a castle built by General Palmer for his wife. They do offer tours, but we often just drive in (their is a gate guard and visitors are sometimes restricted when special events are happening, such as weddings) and get out an walk around. You can actually stay... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Built by General Palmer, founder of Colorado Springs, to house his family in 1871 and it's in an amazing location adjacent to Garden of the Gods within the same rock formations that make up the park. Run by the Navigators now, the Castle is open for tours. The bookstore is great, with excellent coffee and pastries. Castle richly furnished and... More 

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Tipp City, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Christmas Present was a Yuletide Tea here with my Daughter. This was the most elegant tea I have ever attended. Highly recommended in this beautiful, Christian setting.

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I went on a women's retreat at Glen Eyre Castle. At the castle you will see a small gift store and they also serve lunch items for sale. I visited the information desk and was given an information map. I followed the this map and it explained a brief history about the area and surrounding plants. I was also able... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have attended several events at the Castle, from a Volunteer Appreciation breakfast to afternoon tea. This is a beautiful building but you need to take a driving trip of the grounds as well. When Palmer created Colorado Springs, he built this castle for his wife, Queen. She never liked the wild west and spent most of her time back... More 

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New Ulm, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our bus group came here as a concluding activity for our tour...a mystery dinner fit for a king! It was a huge hit. We were shown a video and provided an overview about the founder as well as the current tenants, the Navigators. They are a group of Christians with very noble goals for how the property is to be... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We took an hour-and-a-half tour of the castle and grounds. The history behind the construction of the complex, along with the history of the family that built it, is fascinating. Even the story about how the Navigators came to own the property is interesting. Well worth the price of admission. But make sure to plan ahead and make reservations. It's... More 

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