Elphin Windmill, Elphin

#5 of 10 in Historic Sites in County Roscommon
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Elphin Windmill is a fully restored 18th-century tower mill in Elphin, County Roscommon, viewed as a rare piece of Irish industrial architectural heritage, and possibly the oldest operational windmill in Ireland.
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  • We enjoyed visiting the windmill - the gentleman who showed us around was very knowledgeable and could answer any question we asked with his passion for this restoration project clearly evident. The.....  more »
  • We had a wonderful visit to the oldest windmill in Ireland. Our tour guide Barry was very informative and entertaining. If you want to step back to 18th century Ireland and enjoy yourself in...  more »
  • Went there with the family. Finbarr gave us an extended tour of the windmill and surrounding buildings, along with a tour of the short wood land walk. He was very knowledgeable of the local area and had a great manner about him. Well worth the visit.
  • Enjoyed visit there with my son, he loved the windmill and model windmill. Staff we very friendly.Well worth a look as only 3 windmills remain in Ireland and this is the oldest example.
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