FAB 50 GOLDEN YEAR BREAKS
Welcome to our new Fab 50 Golden Year Escape.
Great you have finally found yourself with some well-earned free time and what better way to spend it than to book a 4 Star Castle break to the luxurious 4*Abbey Hotel, Roscommon.
We have some excellent Mid Week Fab 50 Hotel Breaks for you to choose from, with free use of our award-winning pool and Leisure Centre. The Abbey Hotel, Roscommon is ideally located beside Roscommon Train Station or if you are bringing the car there is ample Free Car Parking onsite.
You can enjoy a history talk and walk of the hotel grounds (pre-arranged) and there is also so much to see and do in the area. For any history buffs, did you know that the ruins at the rear of the hotel are the final resting place of the last High King of Connacht Phelim O Connor.
For those planning a stay at the 4*Abbey Hotel Roscommon this year there are ample tourist and visitor attractions. Our Marketing Team will be happy to provide you with an itinerary or brochures for many of the tourist attractions close-by. The entire county is steeped 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 in the Town Square 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 boat 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 its 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 close-by. 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 Ireland's Ancient East Trial and the Wild Atlantic Way is an 80-minute drive. We are 55 minutes from Knock Airport and 90 minutes from Dublin.