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Roscommon Castle

Roscommon, Roscommon, Ireland
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Lovely Ruins

Free castle entrance and great ruins with no people in your pics. I found this to be a very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
beachgirl9211
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Delray Beach, Florida
A Peaceful Evening at the Castle

While in Roscommon, we headed over to the very imposing Roscommon Castle in the heart of town. What... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kate L
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Moultonborough
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Roscommon, Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Free castle entrance and great ruins with no people in your pics. I found this to be a very romantic and imaginative site as we had this site to ourselves. The castle is just a shell but the feature remaining were great. Must visit. Spent...More

Thank beachgirl9211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Roscommon, we headed over to the very imposing Roscommon Castle in the heart of town. What we found to be serene on a brilliant, sunny June night, was in fact, over the centuries, home to many a siege. The Normans built the castle...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not many people know that this castle sits in the middle of Roscommon town. They have developed parklands/wetlands beside the castle too so it's worth a visit. The castle is in ruins but it is an impressive size and some restoration work has been carried...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Roscommon Castle is located in a beautiful park. The castle is quite impressive and the location makes for some great pictures. This castle is what most of us envision when we think of ancient castles. The way it is situated also adds to its attraction....More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Travelling further down south we stayed in Rosscommon and got directions to the Castle, breath-taking on seeing it and thinking what it was like in all its pomp and glory many hundreds of years ago, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Basically ruins situated in a park but interesting. Work began on this castle in 1269 and continues in three phases. It was a royal castle built for the English king and fortified against the threat of Irish rebellions against the king. All remains are the...More

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice park with a small lake with water fowl. and benchs good for picnics. Also an exercise place with different equipment.

Thank Robin E
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Worth a view. Free entry and well maintained. Buggy & wheel chair accessible. Great playground in the park and good access to town.

Thank kildarefamily2016
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

You have the castle ruins which you can go in to and explore, feed the ducks in the pond, run up and down the hills, and then visit the playground. Walking distance to town centre with lovely restaurants and cafes. No toilet facilities in the...More

Thank NiamhHughes
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit, the ramp makes it easier for disabled guests, look close to the walls you can see the old fire places and where the floors would have been. Outside the castle there would have been an area of some sort relating...More

Thank Roscommoner13
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chamqual
6 May 2015|
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Response from Paulcus | Reviewed this property |
its pretty well sign posted, its kinda in the centre back of the town, on the right side of the town there is a large roundabout with a petrol station, turn left and its up on the right hand side, its on GPS
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