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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I already adore Glenveagh National Park, having been a regular visitor since the age of thirteen. However, I only found out recently that this wonderful park also runs a bus service for those of us who like to go for a walk in beautiful surrounds...More

7  Thank Rachel A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Very simply, this is an excellent site as indicated in many of the nearby reviews. However, with so many spectacular sites in Ireland I would not recommend going far out of your way to visit Glenveagh. But, if you're in the area you should definitely...More

3  Thank GWBrooks
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Reviewed today via mobile

We only stayed a short while, but the view at the park was beautiful. A local recommended this on our drive from Giants Causeway to Slieve League & it was worth the detour. Would have enjoyed going on the trails, but beautiful scene from just...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

favourite place i visited in this area of the country, very much how you expect rural ireland to be, nice walks, castle is beautfil, great cakes in the cafe

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This day trip was probably the highlight of our 5 night coach tour of Donegal and the Giant's Causeway. The location of Glenveagh Castle is superb, offering many walks with lovely views. At the visitor centre we watched an interesting 12 minute film on the...More

Thank mikebutler46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked around the national park and it was amazing. Lovely walking trails around the lake. And up to the castle definitely worth a trip

1  Thank He1en3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best nature walk in Donegal in my opinion. Really well kept and very well maintained. Really enjoy walking this beautiful park

Thank Curiosity744462
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Glenveagh National Park in County Donegal, adding the stop to our trip very late in the planning process, and we are so glad we did. It really is the jewel of County Donegal and worth the trip. There's a tranquility and peacefulness...More

1  Thank dropalinetoemily
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ireland has seven national parks - all amazing, and rather incredible considering the small size of the island. I am the proprietor of Mick's Custom Irish Tours and think Glenveagh is the best of 'em all. The marvelous castle set on stunning Lough Veagh; the...More

Thank IrishRM711
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We visited Glenveagh twice in August 2018. We never ceased to be amazed at the sheer outstanding natural Beauty. Lovely to see so many families and teenagers and older people and dogs under control, enjoying the National Park. We both remarked that we didn’t see...More

1  Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This park is a relatively easy drive from Letterkenny and we’ll worth the trip. Beautiful walks, an good visitors’ center and an intersting castle to visit (with a charge for the castle tour) with lovely gardens. The walk from the visitor center to the castle...More

Thank Ajaxtol
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the lakeside walk to the castle. We walked around the lovely gardens and soaked in the magnificent views. The kids were a bit over castle tours, so we skipped that option and enjoyed a delicious lunch in the cafe instead. We saw...More

Thank Frances V
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16 May 2018|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Yes get the shuttle buzz to castle and head from there out the trail. Lashed rain for whole walk. Didn't bother me though. Enjoy
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