Aerial views of McDermott's Castle on Castle Island, Lough Key, Co Roscommon, Ireland

About Roscommon

County Roscommon, located right in the heart of Ireland, is an absolute dream for a holiday getaway! Get ready for an adventure-packed and awe-inspiring trip that you’ll remember forever! 

Picture this: rolling green fields, serene lakes, and majestic hills that will take your breath away.  

Roscommon’s countryside is like something out of a fairytale. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, you are in for a treat! Make sure to visit the legendary Lough Key Forest Park, where you can wander through ancient woodlands, hop on a boat for a delightful lake tour, and even challenge yourself with a thrilling treetop canopy walk. Oh, and let us not forget the incredible Suck Valley Way, a picturesque walking trail that follows the meandering River Suck and showcases the region’s natural beauty most spectacularly. 

Get ready to geek out! Roscommon is bursting at the seams with fascinating heritage. You absolutely cannot miss a visit to Roscommon Castle, this 13th-century fortress that will transport you back in time. Brace yourself for the amazing Strokestown Park House, a grand Georgian mansion that will take your breath away. Step inside and prepare to be wowed by the meticulously restored interiors and the remarkable Famine Museum.  

Feeling adventurous? Head to the ancient ruins of Rathcroghan, known as the ‘Cruachan of Connacht,’ and prepare to be amazed by the mythical tales and mind-boggling archaeological wonders! 

Roscommon is not just about history and nature, it is a cultural hotspot too! You will be dancing a jig and clapping your hands to the beat of traditional Irish music in no time. The pubs here are legendary for their lively music sessions, where fiddles, flutes, and bodhráns will have you tapping your feet in no time. And make sure to join a ceili, an incredible Irish social gathering where you will dance, laugh, and listen to mesmerizing stories. Do not forget to explore the charming town of Boyle, with its colourful buildings, narrow streets, and friendly locals who will make you feel right at home. 

Calling all families! Roscommon is perfect for an unforgettable adventure with your loved ones. Take the kids to the Roscommon Leisure Zone, where the whole family can enjoy endless hours of fun. Do not miss a trip to Lough Key Experience, an interactive wonderland that combines history, nature, and pure excitement. Get ready for a thrilling tree-canopy walk, zip-lining through the trees, and an enchanting fairy trail that will leave your little ones wide-eyed with wonder. 

Now, let us talk about the incredible food and accommodation options. Roscommon has everything you need to keep your taste buds dancing! From cosy bed and breakfasts to luxurious hotels, there is something for every budget and preference, including Irish cuisine at traditional pubs and restaurants. You will be savoring dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, washing them down with a pint of Guinness or a glass of whiskey—pure bliss! 

Explore an unforgettable getaway among our delightful holiday homes tucked away in the scenic countryside of County Roscommon. Whether you crave relaxation or adventure, this is the perfect spot for different tastes and preferences. 

Map of Roscommon


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