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Donegal Castle

Castle Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 73 22405
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Your Downtown Castle

A lovely mix of restored Castle and Manor Home ruins. A very nice hour or two spent roaming... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JourneyImaged
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San Francisco, California
nice visit

In the heart of Donegal town near the diamond. The grand hall and fireplace are really very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mcdup2012
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Montreal, Canada
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This 15th-century castle was fully restored in 1996.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (55 reviews)
“self guided” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:15 pm
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Castle Street, Donegal Town, Ireland
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+353 73 22405
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely mix of restored Castle and Manor Home ruins. A very nice hour or two spent roaming around makes for a wonderful afternoon.

Thank JourneyImaged
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Donegal town near the diamond. The grand hall and fireplace are really very interesting especially the roof!!!!!

Thank mcdup2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right in the middle of town (parking is a challenge) this is a wonderful piece of restored history - and the staff were soooo lovely!

Thank LuxuriousNomad_com
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the heart of downtown Donegal is a well preserved castle that is worth a visit. Easily accessible and only a few minutes walk from the center of town.

Thank t-bonetraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great days learning about the history of Donegal we enjoyed exploring the castle and also the lovely Donegal town. I would suggest anyone visiting Donegal or any nearby counties spends at least half a day in the castle exploring the nooks and crannies especially if...More

1  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is right in the middle of the city next to the river. A bit tricky to find and no parking except in the street nearby. The tower house has been fully restored and is beautiful. Three floors with lost of information and history....More

1  Thank gbmontreal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The self tour is nice because you can wander at your own pace. Staff was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. There was a child reading festival while we were there so we got to see the town mayor and city officials too.

Thank tdmtor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I needed a small walk the day we visited Donegal Castle. It was a few blocks from our hotel and worth this walk. Experiencing Donegal's history (and the O'Donnell legacy) was so interesting. The restoration work has been nicely done, and the...More

2  Thank janehovland
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Enjoyed the self guided tour of the castle and grounds. Well worth seeing and climbing the to the different levels/

Thank KidFromBrooklyn
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Thankfully we had a beautiful day even though it was the last day of September so we decided to visit here for only €5. It's a small castle so you won't be too long walking around it but it's lovely to visit. Great photo oppurtunities....More

1  Thank Deana1988
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Rlcar45
25 July 2016|
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4 euros for an adult, 3 for a senior citizen and 2 for a student.
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Peter H
9 April 2016|
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Response from 938fjg | Reviewed this property |
Disabled / wheelchair users can see the grounds, the shell of the manor house next to the tower/keep and the ground floor of the tower which was used as storage. Some of the original cobbles and arched ceiling remain. The... More
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