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Castle Grove Country House

Castle Grove Country House

Last weekend we decided to take a long weekend and have a family break. We headed off from Derry and stayed in Castle Grove Country House just 3 miles outside of Letterkenny. 

I had never heard of Castle Grove before this and didn’t know what to expect. The entrance to the hotel was almost hidden; a drive down a narrow winding path with beautiful untouched land on either side which led us to the house. 

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Inside the house was even more stunning. Massive rooms with huge open fires, antique furniture and fittings. A place that was old but luxury and had a great charm to it. 

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We decided to head off in the car and drive along the Wild Atlantic way up Fanad drive and out towards Portsalon. Absolutely stunning views over the penninsula. 

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We were very lucky to catch the most amazing sunset I’ve ever seen at Rathmullan. 

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Later that evening I decided to take a walk around the grounds of the country house and take some night photos. A stunning place to look at night time as well as the day time. 

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Overall we had a fantastic weekend. Great venue great locations amazing food and superb hospitality from the family who run the hotel. It was our first holiday as a family and for our new wee daughter Maria. She also had a great time. 

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