Glenveagh Castle

Glenveagh National Park covers some 16,540 hectares (40,873 acres) of mountains, lakes, glens and woods, with a herd of red deer.

description

Location

Churchill Letterkenny, Co Donegal

History

Glenveagh National Park covers some 16,540 hectares (40,873 acres) of mountains, lakes, glens and woods, with a herd of red deer. At the centre of this is Glenveagh Castle, a Scottish style castle surrounded by one of the finest gardens in Ireland, which contrast with the rugged surroundings.

Built in the years 1870 - 1873, the castle consists of a four storey rectangular keep. Access to the interior is by tour only. The Visitor Centre has displays outlining the park along with an audio-visual show and is accessible for visitors with disabilities. Morning and afternoon teas are served in the Castle tearooms. Ground floor of Castle is partially accessible for people with disabilities.

Details

Opening Times

Mid March - Early November Daily 10:00-18:30 Last admission 5pm

Visit Length

3hrs

Admission

*Free Admission with Discovering Ireland Vacation

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

Opening Times

Mid March - Early November Daily 10:00-18:30 Last admission 5pm

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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