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Glenveagh Castle

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Gorgeous castle and grounds! Plan for several hours

This castle is really lovely. It takes some time to both get here and get around so plan... read more

Reviewed yesterday
roseleif
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Naperville, Illinois
One of the highlights of our trip

Glenveagh castle and national park was one of the highlights of our tour! Would definitely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

This castle is really lovely. It takes some time to both get here and get around so plan accordingly. Once you get to the park, you will take a bus from the parking lot to the castle. I think it's 10 Euros total. It will...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Glenveagh castle and national park was one of the highlights of our tour! Would definitely recommend a visit to this area of outstanding beauty. We paid £3 each for the bus to take us up to the castle from the visitors centre. We didn't pay...More

Thank GemM120
Reviewed 6 days ago

Guided tour we had thru the castle It's a beautiful setting with lovely gardens. Must've been quite a trip back in the day just to get there. Interesting owners of the property. Well maintained property.

Thank syarber44
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful setting for a castle and a magnificent garden, well worth a visit and the drive to get there is also amazing.

Thank goss4gordon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit wet during our visit but didn't spoil experience - walled garden very interesting - first class food in visitor centre

Thank andrewmccandlish2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was a castle you could drive to, but you are taken there by a shuttle. You pay for the shuttle to the castle and then pay to tour the castle. Had a very nice young lady giving the tour. You can walk...More

Thank trav3llers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glenveagh castle was an absolutely unexpected highlight on my tour exploring the North of Ireland. The castle itself - no amazing sight from the outside - had great interior design from the staircase to the smoking room, sitting room, the dining room etc. Unluckily you...More

1  Thank claudiagutzler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought relations visiting from Canada in July 2018 - grounds/gardens as colourful and eye catching as ever. Music on the day in the castle conservatory again lovely for visitors to experience traditional music in such an amazing setting and last but not least the Castle...More

1  Thank unabrennanster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited this beautiful castle tucked away in the breathing splendor that is Glenveagh National Park. We availed of the castle guided tour. A guide was wonderful and relayed every inch of the castle illustrious history. The tour lasts around 35 mins...More

2  Thank Getaway793156
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle during heritage week and so there were actors acting out their parts in different rooms. A beautiful well preserved castle with furniture and paintings in each room. The gardens are also a sheer pleasure to stroll in. There are various different...More

1  Thank penguinIreland
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janet g
4 September 2018|
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Response from AndyS3222 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the park is open in October. Beautiful views. And from the car park there is shuttle buses to the castle also. Just check for tour times if you want to see inside the castle as these have to be purchased. Rest of... More
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226Hia226
9 July 2018|
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Response from catinzhat | Reviewed this property |
March 17th – 31st October The Visitors Centre is open from 9.15am to 5.30pm The last Castle tour is at 4.30pm The last bus to castle and garden is at 4.45pm The last bus return from the castle is at 5.45pm Castle Tours... More
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banjodeano
7 June 2018|
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Response from craig t | Reviewed this property |
The car park area is well marked and not far from the entry to the visitor center.
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