Glenveagh National Park & Castle
Glenveagh National Park and Glenveagh Castle are just a 35-minute drive from the Mulroy Woods Hotel.
This spectacular location is internationally renowned for its hauntingly beautiful wilderness, wildlife (including a large herd of red deer and Golden Eagles), mountains, lakes and glens. Nestled at the heart of the 16,500-hectare national park and on the untamed shores of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle - a 19th century hunting lodge surrounded by beautiful and expansive gardens.
Find out about this unique environment and its history when you check out the famous Glenveagh Visitor Centre. Bike hire is available for those who wish to explore the truly wild surroundings of this magnificent place.
Glenveagh Castle is accessible by guided tours only. Guided tours are available daily during the open season. Guides on duty will be happy to provide visitors with information about the park and surrounding area as well as tickets for the park buses.
The Castle Gardens are among Ireland’s most celebrated horticultural masterpieces and are steeped in tranquillity. The gardens are open to the public with free admission, every day and all year round.
Glenveagh Castle was created in the heart of Donegal’s granite mountain wilderness as a ‘Victorian Camelot-and romantic retreat’. It was conceived. By its founders as facilitating an idyllic lifestyle for lovers of nature, art, hunting and fishing.
Fishing on Lough Veagh is available from July 15 to September 30. For further information on fishing the area, please contact reception.
We are the nearest accommodation to Glenveagh National Park.
For more information follow the link https://www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie/