Arigna Mining Experience was developed to preserve the heritage of the Arigna Valley. It was voted one of Tripadvisor's Top 10 Landmarks to Visit.
Accompany an ex-miner on a tour and experience what life was like in the mines.
Mon - Sun: 10am - 5pm (Last tours at 5pm)
Contact:+353 (0) 71 964 6466
The limestone Caves of Kesh are located on the side of the Bricklieve Mountains and can be reached by a 200 m ascent up a steep grassy slope.The area around the caves is one of the richest places in Ireland for archaeology and mythology.
Contact Úna Bhán Tourism on +353 (0) 71 966 3033.
DERRYGLAD FOLK MUSEUM
Derryglad Folk Museum is a hidden gem located in Curraghboy, Co. Roscommon.
The museum gives a glimpse into Irish farming and folk life from the 18th century to the recent past.
May to Sept Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm
Contact: +353 (0)90 6488192
This fully restored, working, 18th century windmill is the oldest of it's kind in the country. The mill now houses a visitor centre where the workings of the windmill are demonstrated.
Mon - Fri:2pm- 6pm, Weekends: 10am - 6pm
Contact: +353 (0) 83 406 2113
Rathcroghan Visitor Centre is located in the medieval village of Tulsk, within the royal complex of Cruachan, the oldest and largest unexcavated Royal Complex in Europe. Rathcroghan is the location for over 240 identified archaeological sites, 60 National Monuments, and is the ancient capital of Connacht.
Open all year round, Mon - Sat: 9am - 5pm, May to Sept, also open on Sun from 12pm - 4pm
Contact: +353 (0) 71 963 9268
A well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in 1161 by the MacDermotts, the ruling family of that time. In the 17th & 18th centuries it was used as a military garrison. Boyle Abbey is one of the best surviving examples of an early Cistercian abbey in Ireland.
Apr to Sept, Mon to Sun:10am - 6pm.
Contact:+353 (0) 71 966 2604
The Carrowkeel Megalithic complex is one of the big four passage tomb cemeteries in Ireland. The tombs are in the small village of Castlebaldwin, Co.Sligo in the Bricklieve Mountains with beautiful views over Lough Arrow.
Contact book a tour contact Philip, +353 (0) 86 335 3000
The Douglas Hyde Centre is dedicated to the first president of Ireland, Dr. Douglas Hyde.
Douglas Hyde had a great love of the Irish Language and helped in its revival.Hyde's publications were acknowledged by W.B Yeats as major sources in the Irish Literary Renaissance.
May to Sept Tours by appointment only
Contact:+353 (0)87 7823751
King House is a magnificently restored Georgian mansion located in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Built in 1730 as the seat of the King family. The house later became a military barracks and recruiting depot for the Connaught Rangers.
Apr to Sept,Tues to Sat: 11am - 5pm
Contact: +353 (0) 71 966 3242
Strokestown Park House & Gardens, is in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. The estate is made up of a Georgian Palladian mansion, the National Famine Museum and beautiful Victorian walled gardens that have been restored to their former glory.
March to Oct, Mon to Sun: 10.30am-5.30pm
Tour Times: 12pm,2.30pm, 4pm.
Contact:+353 (0) 71 963 3013
Castlecoote House is a stunning period country home built on the site of a 16th century castle. It is home to the famous Percy French Festival. Book a tour of the award winning gardens and the stunning Medieval landscape
March to Oct, Daily 2pm-6pm
Visitors must book in advance.
Contact: +353 (0) 90 666 3794
Clonalis is the ancestral home of the O’Conors of Connacht who are descendants of the last High Kings of Ireland. A visit to the house and its beautiful landscaped gardens is a must.
June to Aug, Mon-Sat: 11am-4pm
Contact: +353 (0) 94 962 0014
The Drumanone Dolmen, built before 2000 BC, is located outside Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
Take the R294 from Boyle. Continue under railway bridge, on your right there is a gate into a field. Get permission before entering.
Contact: Úna Bhán Tourism on+353 (0)71 9663033
Lough Key Forest Park is in an area of great historical interest and is comprised of woodland and numerous islands. It was originally the home of the McDermotts, it was then granted to the King family who renamed it Rockingham Estate.
Open all year
Contact:+353 (0) 71 967 3122