Magic at Strokestown Park

I made a return visit to Strokestown Park as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project. Although Roscommon isn't on the Wild Atlantic Way it's one of the neighbouring counties and is well worth a visit. I didn't go on the house tour this time as I've covered it on a previous blog post. So... Continue Reading →

Victorian Christmas at Strokestown Park

Today I went along to Strokestown Park for their Victorian Christmas Experience. It was a really magical experience and I didn't even have any kids with me!! As soon as your approach the entrance to Strokestown there are signs of Christmas.  There was an elf to welcome everyone just outside the cafe. The children were... Continue Reading →

Strokestown House

Back to my trip to Strokestown Park.  I had a brilliant guided tour around the house.  Our tour guide was Dara, he was very interesting and told us some great stories about the house and it's occupants.  We also got to see possibly the scariest dolls in the world! It was great to see the... Continue Reading →

Strokestown Park -the gardens

I love gardens and Strokestown Park gardens are very beautiful.  They remind me a bit of Lissadell House gardens (Lissadell is now closed to the public). I was delighted to have the Canon 100D with me that Canon Ireland have lent me.  I'm very pleased with the results, it's a fantastic camera. There are so... Continue Reading →

Strokestown Park

This week I had one of the best visits I've had in a while.  It's taken me days to go through the photos because I took so many and also because it's such a big place.  I headed to Strokestown Park in Roscommon and got to meet John O'Driscoll the director of the park, he's... Continue Reading →

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