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Glenveagh National Park

Main entrance on R251, Ireland
074-37090
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Really lovely scenic walk by the lake

Today was my first visit to the park and I thoroughly enjoyed the 4km walk from the car park to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Family day out

Absolutely beautiful place the grounds around the place are fantastic great for getting a few pics... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary C
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“castle tour”(37 reviews)
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Main entrance on R251, Ireland
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074-37090
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"castle grounds"
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"walled garden"
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"well worth a visit"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"bus service"
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"walking trails"
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"lovely walk"
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"small fee"
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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today was my first visit to the park and I thoroughly enjoyed the 4km walk from the car park to the castle though we did the return journey by shuttle bus as it was raining. Lunch in the Thyme tearooms was really great with the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place the grounds around the place are fantastic great for getting a few pics on a good day, great to get a bit to eat in the castle grounds, my daughter felt like a right we princess, I didn't no how long a...More

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking views. Gorgeous gardens. Wonderful food. One of the most amazing locations in Ireland. Thoroughly enjoyed our day.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here many times and each time we learn something new. The tour of the house is just fantastic and of course a wee snack, lunch or just a coffee helps finish off a beautiful day and place.

Thank Bridgenetemple
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place, whether you want miles of quiet hiking, or just a quick day trip to pass an hour or two. Views are stunning

1  Thank CSweeney0
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family, including a 5 and 8 year old, visited the park on a bank holiday monday. There is considerable free parking spaces but come early to be a guaranteed one. There is an information centre with toilets and a restaurant at the entrance. There...More

1  Thank JAMES K
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

During our recent break in Co. Donegal we decided to visit Glenveagh which we have been intending to do for many years. They have a very good visitors centre where you can purchase tickets for the shuttle bus to take you up to the castle...More

4  Thank Sam M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We did an afternoon trip and were met with a warm welcome. We booked the bus as time was short but you can walk. We wanted to see the castle which was excellent with beautiful gardens. All staff were friendly and would chat. Would go...More

1  Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Couldn't do mountain hike because of rain so arrived here. Got bus in centre 4km into park €3return €2 for under 16s. Off at castle and walked 5km into park and back. Great hike. Will be back again. Lovely part of our country

1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It was my first time visiting this place and was a great place to visit with some spectacular views. It is definitely a place you must go and visit if u have some spare time.

1  Thank Robert B
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AlanMerrins
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Response from Matthew D | Reviewed this property |
The Bridal Path wall is definitely the highlight of Glenveagh. It’s downhill all the way and you should have it done in about 2 hours. You can also expect a waterfall at the halfway point, if that has any impact on your... More
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