The hum of the potter’s wheel, the click of the weaver’ s shuttle, hammer blows to the anvil and the calm of needlework – these are the sounds of County Wexford’s craftsmen and women at work. Across this historic county in the towns, villages and down country lanes you will find the studios of today’s practitioners of traditional crafts.
The large public gardens of County Wexford provide an ideal outing for all the family. Our smaller private gardens will give you not only an enjoyable and relaxing afternoon and introduce you to the range of plants which we can grow in this temperate region. Our Garden Trail includes specialist nurseries for the more unusual plants and award-winning garden centres that will provide for all your gardening needs.
An age-old gateway into Ireland, County Wexford is steeped in history dating back to the Stone Age, over 6,000 years ago. Our Heritage Trail leads you to castles, churches and abbeys, battlefields, historic towns and villages, great houses and gardens, windmills, wild bird reserves and forts. You’ll find all this and more in County Wexford, the cornerstone of Ireland’s Ancient East!
In County Wexford we have a diversity of walking trails to accommodate a range of abilities and interests: mountain and hill walking; coastal; riverside; woodland; historic and scenic. Visit the Wexford Walking Trail website for more information. Wexford County Council's Explorer for ArcGIS smartphone app lets you navigate these walks easily. Download the app and see more interesting maps of the county here.
Click here to see the wonderful walks that you can enjoy around County Wexford.
The Norman Way is a heritage trail that runs along the south coast of County Wexford. Along this Wexford Trail you will discover authentic medieval sites which will help you to understand the Norman way of life. The Norman Way in Wexford is a true treasure of Ireland’s Ancient East. Discover the Norman way of life in the place where it first took hold in Ireland over 800 years ago.
Click here to visit The Norman Way website. Let the Normans lead the way...