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Glenveagh National Park

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Address: Main entrance on R251, Ireland
Phone Number: 074-37090

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A castle and grounds which are classic.

My wife had spoken to a lady in Letterkenny and she suggested the Glenveagh National Park was a place to see. My wife and I were on a Self-Drive tour of Ireland so we had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
richard b
New Milford, Connecticut
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New Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife had spoken to a lady in Letterkenny and she suggested the Glenveagh National Park was a place to see. My wife and I were on a Self-Drive tour of Ireland so we had transportation and within an hour we arrived at the park. The castle and park are located in the north western area of Ireland in County... More 

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Armadale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place to visit with several different walks and an excellent Visitor Centre. It's well laid out and it's about 3 - 4k to the castle. Plenty to explore and admire.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely gardens and walkway surrounding the castle, nice location for picnic, just beautiful views, nature at its finest

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the magnificent Lakeside Walk trail between the visitors building and Glenveagh Castle, and then explored the large castle gardens, and then hiked back again. The trail advertises itself as 3.5k one way, but it seemed more like 5k, especially as it is mostly gravel walkway, which isn't easy on the feet.

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful park! Guided tours available! Bus service also! And the park grounds are immaculate

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Once again part of a coach trip. Was able to use my mini scooter which went into their minibus. Was able to use the scooter touring the house and the battery just made it back to the coach...with a 100yard push!

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Despite the pouring and incessant rain, we walked for hours through this magnificent scenery and absolutely loved it! Didn't bother visiting the castle, which seemed a bit touristy, but the surrounding area, in particular the walk to Lough Inshagh and back, is breathtaking. Highly recommended!

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California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This park is well worth the detour. Scenic lakeside setting for a castle and extensive grounds and well-tended gardens.

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County Donegal, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Visited Glenveagh beginning of August we had a lovely day ,walked from the visitors center to the castle was really lovely scenery and the paths are buggy friendly .my only issue was the parking we had to park along a very busy main road where the traffic was travelling fast not very safe for families trying to get children safely... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We visited Glenveagh at the end of August with our daughter, son in law, and 2 young grand daughters. Our party were not looking for a strenuous hike, and there were walks to suit most levels of competence, We found it an enjoyable and informative experience and the facilities were very good even though it was very busy the day... More 

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