Strokestown Park House & Gardens - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Strokestown Park House & Gardens
Visit Strokestown Park House, a beautifully restored 18th-century mansion in County Roscommon. This unique property gives you an authentic glimpse into the lives of generations of people who lived and worked here over the centuries, each adding their own chapter to the story and leaving their mark. The house is open to the public, as is the Famine Museum on the grounds.
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Annaghmore Lough is a freshwater lake in the west of Ireland. It is located in County Roscommon in the catchment of the upper River Shannon. Annaghmore Lough has an elevation of 64 metres. Annaghmore Lough is southwest of Owenur River. Annaghmore Lough is located about 5 km northwest of Strokestown. It lies at the centre of a group of small glacial lakes.
5.73km from Strokestown Park House & Gardens
Slieve Bawn is a Hill in County Roscommon, Ireland. It lies between Strokestown and Ballyleague. It is the third-highest point in the county, after Kilronan Mountain and Seltannasaggart. Throughout the forest are looped walks, a trim trail for fitness, an equestrian trail, a raised viewing platform and a new picnic area. These amenities were developed as part of the Sliabh Bawn wind farm and represent a €500K investment by Sliabh Bawn Power a joint venture between Coillte and Bord na Mona.
Rathcroghan Visitor Centre
10.24km from Strokestown Park House & Gardens
Rathcroghan Visitor Centre in the medieval village of Tulsk, County Roscommon is part of the archaeological landscape of Cruachan Aí, the oldest and largest unexcavated royal site in Ireland. Explore the history of the area and discover the origins of Halloween. Discover archaeological sites and protected national monuments in the Rathcroghan landscape.
10.87km from Strokestown Park House & Gardens
Elphin Windmill is a fully restored 18th-century tower mill in Elphin, County Roscommon, viewed as a rare piece of Irish industrial architectural heritage. It is a round, three stage structure with a thatched revolving roof of organic rye. The sails are positioned into the wind by means of a pole attached to a cartwheel which revolves on a circular grooved track on the ground. The mill provided corn meal for the local people, as well as milling flax.
12.85km from Strokestown Park House & Gardens
Lough Bofin is a freshwater lake in the west of Ireland. It is located in the Connemara area of County Galway. The lake is part of the Connemara Bog Complex Special Area of Conservation.
13.11km from Strokestown Park House & Gardens
Lough Boderg is a lake on the River Shannon in County Roscommon and County Leitrim, Ireland. It is a large lough with a surface area of about 1,200 hectares which is on the River Shannon, between Kilmore, County Roscommon and Annaduff in County Leitrim.
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County Roscommon is a county in Ireland. In the western region, it is part of the province of Connacht. It is the 11th largest Irish county by area and 27th most populous. Its county town and largest town is Roscommon. Roscommon County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 64,544 as of the 2016 census.