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This ruin of the Roscommon Castle is just amazing! It was a high castle, and just to wander around... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Kathleen D
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Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland
Touring Ireland

We were touring Ireland & passing by , this was not a stop but our bus driver pulled in & let us... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
NewIberia_laGbl
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new iberia,la
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All reviews information boards duck pond feed the ducks lovely park worth a visit small lake nice walk walk around great playground town centre kids playground free entry outer walls green space pretty park spent minutes english king
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Niceplace to bring the kids for a walk run cycle Walk about castle around the ruins...nice pond with ducks Playground... Could be maintained a little better

Thank deirdre c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great play park nearby and a lot of ruins to wander around with a beautiful park to walk and run in. An easy walk from the town centre and on a heritage trail

Thank satisfied005
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing, ancient castle; some of the walls of this castle date as far back as 1200. Although something of a ruin the outer walls still stand, the corners of the castle still have their staircases intact, so it is easy to envisage what a grand...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is an incredible site. It may be a ruin but the sheer enormity of it is amazing. Looking at the towers and the thickness of the walls you can see the mastery of the construction and engineering of the original building. Switching from Normans...More

Thank tomR98000
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Really disappointed. We came a long way to see this castle after seeing the front of it in a guide book. There is only access to the outer and inner shell. You can’t see the front of the castle at all. No access to the...More

Thank Starfishy99
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, it's scenic free and child friendly .it lies behind a beautiful well kept park ,and you can even feed the ducks.

Thank mary k
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Situated down a road leading to a peaceful park with a duck pond, the ruin of this castle is well worth a visit, especially as it's free. There is a simple information board and I enjoyed looking up at the thickness of the walls giving...More

Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This castle is situated in a beautiful, modern park. There is a small lake and the paths lead you to this huge, ruined castle. It’s surrounded by countryside and it’s free to enter and explore at leisure. It’s a great place for children to play...More

Thank M6Mel
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This ruin of the Roscommon Castle is just amazing! It was a high castle, and just to wander around it was wonderful

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We were touring Ireland & passing by , this was not a stop but our bus driver pulled in & let us tour... it was worth the stop, we enjoyed it

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
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This is very well sign posted and you cant miss it, it stick out of the landscape all on its own, google maps will let you know when you are there, the local people will help anyone and they are very nice too :) enjoy your... More
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