Historic Houses

Every house tells a story, and you'll discover no end of tales and trivia with the walls of Roscommon's four great houses. But Clonalis, Strokestown Park, Castlecoote and King House go a little further, too. They also tell the story of Roscommon itself.


Castlecoote House

Castlecoote House, home of the Percy French Summer School, is a fine Georgian country house overlooking a beautiful stretch of the River Suck, just outside the village of Castlecoote, in the centre of County Roscommon.

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Clonalis House

Ancestral Home of the O'Conors descendents of the last High Kings of Ireland and Kings of Connaught, Clonalis House was built in 1878 by Charles Owen O Conor Don. The House was designed by Pepys Cockrell - it is a Victorian Italianate Mansion with 45 rooms.

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King House

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

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Strokestown Park House

A Georgian Palladian Mansion preserved with its original furnishings and fabrics with restored 6 acre walled pleasure gardens.Strokestown Park is a unique visitor attraction in Strokestown.

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Supported By

This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.