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Glenveagh National Park

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Address: Main entrance on R251 | Church Hill, Ireland
Phone Number: 074-37090
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Glenveagh Castle and gardens is well worth a visit - the gardens and grounds are so well cared for and the views are breath-taking. Lots of different walks and gardens to view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Glenveagh Castle and gardens is well worth a visit - the gardens and grounds are so well cared for and the views are breath-taking. Lots of different walks and gardens to view. The coffee shop has a very nice array of food and reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly too. There is quite a bit of walking to do... More 

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County Donegal, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have visited Glenveagh National Park on numerous occasions and took visiting friends and relatives along....all have been impressed by the beauty on our doorstep. It is a lovely location for a walk with the dogs, a coffee or a tour around the interior of the Castle. The gardens are also beautiful and peaceful....great for a spot of reading on... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Loved the loch, the park, the castle and especially the gardens. Highly recommend visiting Glenveagh National Park. The last private owner of the castle was a museum curator from Philadelphia with a large trust fund, so the quality of the furnishings is top notch.

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Carlow, Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

When visiting Donegal and touring around it was recommended we visit this National Park,which had a beautiful Castle and gardens and what a pleasure it was to visit. There are extensive gardens all beautifully kept and the beautiful castle which did not get a chance to visit which was a shame. Unfortunately we were pressed for time and only had... More 

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Stockton, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Well worth visiting. Park at the main gate and walk up the road or tgake the courtesy bus to the main buildings. If you walk you can enter the grounds through the gardens which, though small, are interesting. The cafe can also be used without paying to get into the main house which is Victorian gothic in style.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Surreal place to visit. I visited the park with my wife, to walk for 4 km on the lake shore until we reached a magnificent castle with multiple spots having breathtaking views, flamboyant gardens & a nearby moderate hill overseeing the castle, which you could start climbing starting with sets of stony steps. On the top of the hill you... More 

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Ballynure, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I made the trip to Glenveagh today and it was just as fab as it was 26 years ago ! You have to go to appreciate the beauty of the whole place. From you walk or drive and the castle comes into view it's just breathtaking! The gardens, walks and castle all have a charm that is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were driving the WAW and went to this area as a side trip. We are so glad we did amazingly scenic the lake area is so beautiful, so worth a drive through, we went on a really windy wild day, which was actually perfect as the midgies are horrendous here, so much so they sell repellent at the gift... More 

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Somerset UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

First visit to the area on a business trip and I was recommended to go here and I was so glad I did. It really is a beautiful place, I was pressed for time and it was a lovely afternoon so I didn't visit the inside of the castle, I had a look around the castle gardens and took the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Spent a few hours here on our way back home from Gweedore. Beautiful grounds, fabulous gardens, a falconry...lovely way to spend an afternoon. The cafe was great with friendly staff and a great variety of healthy salads and soups. Lovely place!

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Address: Address: Main entrance on R251 | Church Hill, Ireland
Phone Number: 074-37090
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal

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