BRIEF  DISCUSSION  WITH  VISITORS  IN  ADVANCE  OF  TRAVELLING  ALLOWS  US TO  RECOMMEND THE OPTIMUM ROUTE FOR THEIR JOURNEY.


 

 

DIRECTIONS From Dublin:

Exit motorway, M7, at junction 21.
Proceed toward Roscrea via R445.
Follow signs for N62 (Birr).

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DIRECTIONS From Limerick:

Exit motorway, M7, at junction 22, for Roscrea .
Proceed through town centre to N62 (Birr).

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DIRECTIONS From Roscrea:

Head North on the N 62 (Birr road) for 2 km.
Turn right onto L 3104 (A brown & white signpost indicates FANCROFT MILL & GARDENS). Pass by Roscrea Oil depot on left hand side. After 1 km, at crossroad, go straight through.
After 1 more km, at T junction, turn left.
Follow the winding road, after 400m you will see the gates of FANCROFT MILL & GARDENS.

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DIRECTIONS From Birr:

Follow the N62 (Roscrea).
After 17 km  on left hand side note DROMAKEENAN school.
Proceed 1 more km, turn left onto L3104 (A brown & white fingerpost indicates FANCROFT MILL & GARDENS).
Pass by Roscrea Oil depot on left hand side. After 1 km., a crossroad, go straight through.
After 1 more km, a T junction, turn left.
Follow the winding road, after 400m see the gates of FANCROFT MILL & GARDENS.

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Large Coaches/Trucks:

RECOMMENDED ROUTE  TO AVOID HAIRPIN BEND!!
From Roscrea take R 421 (Kinnitty road ).
Proceed 2.9 km  and turn left onto L 4029. (A fingerpost indicates FANCROFT HOUSE & GARDENS).        
Proceed for 500m to a Y junction, take the right hand route.
Follow the winding road, after 400m see  gates of FANCROFT MILL & GARDENS .

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GPS coordinates: Lat. 52.9840 Long. -7.8017

 

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