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Roscommon Castle

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Address: Roscommon, Roscommon, Ireland

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Roscommon is a nice little place, worth a visit. The Castle is on the edge of town and surprise surprise it is a ruin - but it is standing the test of time and hopefully continues... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Hong Kong
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Roscommon is a nice little place, worth a visit. The Castle is on the edge of town and surprise surprise it is a ruin - but it is standing the test of time and hopefully continues to do so. It is set in a very nice and relaxed public park setting, worth a visit just for the pleasant environment it's... More 

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Topeka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This site is definitely worth visiting. There is no roof and no guided tours. This is a place you can explore on your own. Very interesting architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went here to the park and to visit this castle. Its a really nice setting. Perfect for a small family day out on a nice day. The castle is free to go in and explore. There is a pond at the park where it is situated and beaches to sit down and relax. Plenty of neat open space for children... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to visit and live in .roscommon is a big county and we'll kept lots of things to do in roscommon for old and young people ( FISHING WALKING AND SITE SEEING )

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Chuluota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

While it will not take long to walk through the castle, the park is a great place to walk. It has training station all around the pond which has several family of ducks on the island in the center of the pond. Some people go there every day for a walk. It is only a couple of blocks from the... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful castle in the heart of the town, free entry, nice park to take in the surrounding area. A must if your in the area. The

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Thank Liambourke
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Free roadside castle ruins. Child friendly and wheel chair ramp too. The remaining stairways and chambers are fenced off but there are plenty of places to climb about and explore.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The castle is free to enter and have a look around. It is large with a great inner grass area. Walked the perimeter of the castle and had a peek at the cows in the pasture outside the castle.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Roscommon Castle is located in Loughnanane Park. The castle is in ruins but it is still open for visits & the information board outside has a plan on how it would have looked like in its hay day. The Loughnanane Park has exercise machines and it seems to be quite popular with the local citizens. You can spend at least... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Loughnanane Park was an amazing park with exercise machines, a pond with ducks, lots of walking and Roscommon Castle! At least the ruins of it! Nothing much to do in the castle as all the big gaps in the walls are sealed with a gate, but there was lots of space to play around in and some big rocks to... More 

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