Tourist Information

Roscrea has so much to offer tourists and visitors alike. From the 11th Century buildings, Leap Castle,18 hole Championship Golf course , hill walking, mountain climbing, and of course Roscrea’s state of the art Leisure Center.

Located in the center of Roscrea is the Queen Anne style Damer House & Gardens (17th Century) now home to many interesting exhibits . Holding a commanding position at the entrance to Damer House is the 13th Century Roscrea Castle which can be accessed by a drawbridge. Only a five minute walk away is the Black Mills Round Tower – West gable & Friary. 2 km outside Roscrea is one of Ireland’s best kept secret, Monaincha Abbey & High Cross dating 11th Century. The remains of the abbey now stand on a drained Island. Check outwww.TheStandingStone.ie click Tipperary also www.HeritageTowns.com and www.MegalithicIreland.com for further information.

Damer House

Damer House

A visit to Leap castle – The worlds most haunted castle is not for the faint hearted and a meeting with its infamous owner Sean Ryan is an unequaled experience . www.LeapCastle.net Follow this Link to See video about Leap Castle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcmPaFfClg0&feature=youtu.be

Leap Castle Video

Leap Castle

Take a 40 drive from Roscrea and you will arrive at the Rock Of Cashel the once seat of the High kings of Munster. Most of the buildings here are 12th century and 13th century. www.Cashel.ie Close by is the HolyCross abbey worthy of a visit too www.HolyCrossAbbey.ie

 

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Roscrea is a great base from which you can tour the midlands and its interesting and varied attractions. Birr Castle is home to one of the oldest telescope in the world which has now been named one of the seven wonders of Ireland. For more information visit www.AtlasIngenousIreland.ie or www.dublinscience2012.ie The Castle hosts a Vintage week www.BirrVintageWeek.combirr castle
Fancy a cycle, walk, picnic in the company of 130 species of wildlife & interesting fauna & amazing bog-land sculpture, wwwLoughBooraParklands.com If walking or cycling is your passion then the Slieve Bloom mountains has a number of Linear andLooped walks – guided if required. Shannon development have created a number of new cycling and walking trails. www.Offaly.ie/walking www.Tipperary.com www.ShannonDevelopment.ie lough boola parklands
Roscrea Leisure Center is a state of the art swimming pool including GYM facilities. www.RoscreaLc.ieroscrea2Big

 

Follow in the footsteps of President Obama and visit his ancestral home in Moneygall is located only 10 minutes or 5 kilometers from Roscrea www.moneygall.ieobama

Golf clubs now available free to guests at Sli Dala B&B

To see a working mill wheel in action check out Fancroft Mills & Gardens in Roscrea. www.Fancroft.ie

We Look forward to welcoming you to Roscrea, tourists, students, tracing your ancestors or just a weekend get away. We will make sure that you enjoy your visit and leave with happy memories of our special town.

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Damer House Gardens Roscrea

Leap Castle Video