Welcome to the 4*Abbey Hotel Roscommon
An 18th Century Castle Manor in the Heart of the Irish Midlands
Tel 090 6626240
Experience True Irish Hospitality at the Award Winning 4* Abbey Hotel Roscommon
Situated in the heart of the beautiful countryside town of Roscommon, is where you will find the Four Star Abbey Hotel, a multi-award winning and charming family-run, 18th-century Castle Manor Hotel owned and run by the Grealy family since 1963. Conveniently located just over an hour from Galway, Westport, Sligo and Kildare, a 90 minute drive from Dublin and only 50 minutes from Knock Airport, the Abbey Hotel is easily accessible with excellent bus and rail links to all major towns and cities. The Hotel were also County Winners of the prestigious Restaurant Association of Ireland Best Hotel and Best Chef Award in 2017. An RAI Award Winning Hotel
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Tourism and Activities for Visitors to County Roscommon
For those planning a stay at the 4*Abbey Hotel this year there are ample tourist and visitor attractions. The entire county is stepped in history and folklore, with many castles, stately homes, mythological tombs and ring forts to visit. High Kings, Stately Houses, subterranean mine tours and a jail reputed to have had the only hangwoman in Ireland - Lady Betty - are just a taste of what lies in store when you visit County Roscommon.
Highlights include cruises on the nearby River Shannon, Rathcroghan Visitor Centre Mote Park Forest Walks and Trials, Loughnenane Park, Arigna Mining Experience, Clonalis House, the ancestral home of the O’Connors of Connacht. Strokestown Park a furnished Georgian Mansion and a must see attraction, whether for individuals, families, educational groups or coach tours.
A tour of the House gives an intimate insight into life in The Big House, upstairs and downstairs. The Irish National Famine Museum tells a different story and highlights the parallels between a tragic chapter of Irish History and contemporary global hunger.
King House Boyle is where you can explore this magnificently restored 18th Century Georgian Mansion and delve into the dramatic episodes of it's history with stories of a tragic Irish romance, cattle raids and great banquets, family feuds, a murder trial.
Derryglad Folk Museum, an award-winning institution is also closeby. There are also many beautiful parks and walkways for families.
For holiday makers wishing to stay active, the area offers horse-riding, golfing at the nearby Roscommon Golf Course an 18 hole course, orienteering and fishing on the nearby River Shannon at Lanesborough only 10 minutes drive.
Roscommon is close to the Ireland Ancient East Trial and the Wild Atlantic Way is an 80 minute drive. For more information on Tourism in the county visit www.roscommon.ie