Arigna Mining Experience

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 - 6pm (Last tours at 5pm)

Contact:+353 (0) 71 964 6466

GPS Coordinates

54.077444, -8.120513

Caves of Kesh

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.

GPS Coordinates

54.057972, -8.449996

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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

GPS Coordinates

53.466, -8.0800

Elphin Windmill

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.

Open all year
Mon to Fri: 2pm- 6pm 
Weekends:
10am to 6pm

Contact: +353 (0) 83 406 2113

GPS Coordinates

53.851846, -8.205451

Rathcroghan

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.

The Rathcroghan Visitor Centre and Interpretive Rooms
open all year-round
Mon to Sat, 9am to 5pm (last admission at 4.30 pm.

Open Sundays 12pm – 4pm from May until the end of August.

Our Rathcroghan guided site tours run year-round Mon to Fri at 12 pm, (Sat by appointment only), weather permitting. Sunday tours can be arranged for groups by appointment only.

From May 1st until the end of August, we run an additional daily site tour at 2 pm, which includes a visit into Oweynagat Cave.

Contact: +353 (0) 71 963 9268

GPS Coordinates

53.778927, -8.253644

Boyle Abbey

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

GPS Coordinates                       

53.973540, -8.296974     

        

Carrowkeel

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 

GPS Coordinates

54.057388, -8.379102



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Douglas Hyde Centre

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

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  

GPS Coordinates

53.973031, -8.301247

Strokestown Park

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.

Opening Times

17 March to 31 Oct, Mon to Sun: 10.30am-5.30pm (closes 4pm Nov to Mar and only one house tour at 2pm)

Tour Times: 12pm, 2.30pm, 4pm.

Contact:+353 (0) 71 963 3013

GPS Coordinates

53.777085, -8.097964

Castlecoote House

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

1st June - 31st Aug or by appointment. Visitors must book in advance.

Wed to Sun, 2pm to 6pm

Contact: +353 (0) 90 666 3794

GPS Coordinates

53.616544, -8.291094

Clonalis House

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.

Information for Day Visitors: Open from 1st June to 31st August (excluding some private events – check facebook for details)
Monday to Saturday: 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (last tour 3.45pm)
All Tours are Guided

Contact: +353 (0) 94 962 0014

GPS 53.780489, -8.515790

Drumanone Dolmen

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 

GPS Coordinates

53.970179, -8.354364

Lough Key Forest Park

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 (see website for times)

Contact:+353 (0) 71 967 3122 

GPS Coordinates

53.985269, -8.234957