Visit Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands

Roscommon is located in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and with an infinite variety of things to do for all ages, it is the ideal destination for your next break away. Discover exciting tracks and lakeside trails and explore archaeological and historical sites. There are numerous top attractions and outdoor activities all within a one-hour drive from Roscommon Town. Choose a family day out at Baysports, Glendeer Farm, Lough Key or Shannon River Adventure Centre. Embrace our culture and visit the captivating heritage site at Rathcroghan or take your pick from interesting museums, castles and stately homes.

The National Famine Way

Experience the rich history of Ireland’s past at Strokestown Park House and the new National Famine Museum, located just a short twenty minute drive from Gleeson’s Townhouse in Roscommon. Strokestown Park House is a beautifully restored 18th century estate that offers visitors a glimpse into the lives of the landed gentry of the time. The grand house is surrounded by stunning gardens and parkland, perfect for a leisurely stroll. The newly opened National Famine Museum tells the story of the Great Famine of the 1840s and its impact on the Irish people, through a variety of interactive exhibits, artifacts and guided tours. The museum also has a genealogy centre to help visitors trace their ancestors who may have been affected by the famine. These must-see historical sites are the perfect complement to your stay at Gleeson’s Townhouse, offering a unique and educational experience for all ages. Immerse yourself in the history of Ireland and gain a deeper understanding of the country’s past, all while staying in the comfort and luxury of Gleeson’s Townhouse.