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All reviews self guided tour worth a visit short visit interesting history centre of town own pace quick visit manor house entrance fee located right restored information fireplace restoration opw clan furnishings
Like many touch points on the north-west coast of Ireland, it’s the locals that made this attraction great. Welcoming, enthusiastic and keen for us to enjoy a piece of their town, we were well prepared for our visit to the castle. Restored from a pile...More
Anyone interested in Irish history should visit this castle. It was the home of the O'Donnells who played an important role in the fight against English conquest in the late 1500's, early 1600's. When I first visited in 1983, the castle was in ruins. Today...More
This castle has been well restored by the OPW and it was lovely to visit it. Only the main part of the castle has been restored but we found it easy to get around (some stairs to climb, so access for mobility is on the...More
Parking might be a bit tough, and you might have some trouble finding the entrance - but definitely work your while if you're a history lover.
The castle ruins and reconstruction is interesting and captures the rich history of the grounds.
If you are anywhere near this area the Donegal Castle is worth the time and effort to visit. The castle is full of history and they have very knowledgeable and friendly guides. The restoration of this very old structure was well done.
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
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 banqueting hall is only accessible up 2 steep staircases.