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Donegal Castle

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  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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This 15th-century castle was fully restored in 1996.
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Castle Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 73 22405
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Reviewed 4 days ago

While staying in Donegal we visited the castle. Now, I use a rollater so being able to go in to and around the castle was impossible for me. The ground is not suitable for people who like myself, need the use a rollater, plus the...More

Thank annjones1912
Reviewed 6 days ago

So looking at this castle from the outside, it does not seem much of an attraction. For the small entrance fee, you get a whole lot more than the scenery. The tour is expertly guided from the grounds through the easily imagined 3 storey first...More

Thank Graham1310
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little castle steeped in history. You can easily get this taken in in under two hours. Records show a structure here from 1200 onward, a castle from 1474 to 1607, Donegal was the power seat of the O'Donnell. Rory left in...More

Thank Steveage
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Castle caught my eye as I drove into Donegal. We parked up at the car park at the head of the Lough and wandered up. On arrival we were handed a small guide and told where to enter.we entered through the storehouse and meandered...More

Thank james s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

is a really interesting castle i don't remember the name of the guide, i'm only know that was a man from Sligo and i must say was a top tour guide, the castle in a must to do in Donegal Town

Thank Morgan1925
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend the tour!! It's only 30 minutes and you will get so much more out of your visit. We learned so much and loved it.

Thank E H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had the great fortune of staying at Donegal Castle in the fall of 2017. We were treated like royalty by every staff member that we had contact with. Our room was lovely, the food was excellent and we enjoyed a tour...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here on a very drizzly Saturday afternoon. We were just in time for a tour starting, I'm so glad we went for the tour. Our tour guide Mark was excellent. He was friendly, funny and full of interesting facts. The castle itself...More

1  Thank CharlotteM3515
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the guided tour and it was well worth the visit if you're interested in old castles / buildings and their restoration

Thank Alro7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While with a tour group, we didn't have much time to fully explore this well-preserved castle. Wear comfy shoes for the winding spiral staircases and many rooms.

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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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April 9, 2016|
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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
September 12, 2015|
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nobody there on 16th September be at the fair in ballyshannon and on 12th September be at the fair a glenties