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Roscommon Castle

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Address: Roscommon, Roscommon, Ireland

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This interesting ruin is totally free well worth visiting plenty of history information on boards.

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robin E
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Thank Robin E
Celbridge, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 park though.

Thank NiamhHughes
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 to the castle.

Thank Roscommoner13
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Is a good place to take a walk, because the castle is in a little park. Once upon a time I guess it was a castle...now all you can see are his ruins. Is nice but from my point of view there are more beautiful castles in Ireland to visit.

Thank homitchiloredana
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Roscommon town should be very proud of their park. It is well maintained and even has exercise equipment on site for adults. The castle is situated in this park. Found the information about what the castle looked in times gone by helpful but it was a pity that some of it was missing as it had been removed.

Thank mcam1234
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This castle is situated in a park which contains a crannog known locally as the Hill o' Bones. A crannog is a round house on silts in the middle of a marsh/river or lake for defense. There's a nice little path around the park and a playground. Good place for a picnic, exercising or just relaxing. Both the park and... More 

Thank phoenixesrose
Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Lovely place to walk . Feed the ducks. Lovely place for children In a quite area .a place to have lunch to sit and watch the ducks.a good place to meet friends

Thank bernieryan100
Hong Kong
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Roscommon is a nice little place, worth a visit. The Castle is on the edge of town and surprise surprise it is a ruin - but it is standing the test of time and hopefully continues to do so. It is set in a very nice and relaxed public park setting, worth a visit just for the pleasant environment it's... More 

Thank RobJau
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

This site is definitely worth visiting. There is no roof and no guided tours. This is a place you can explore on your own. Very interesting architecture.

Thank tommyboyks

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