Activities

Hop on a river cruise, take to a paddle board, try your hand at archery, or strap yourself into the driving seat for a karting adventure! Wexford offers a host of exciting outdoor adventures and activities that create precious family moments in stunning settings, whether you prefer the serenity of woodland walks, fairy gardens and hand-feeding animals, the historic setting of manicured gardens and the tea rooms of a Victorian era house, or an action packed afternoon of archery, karting and adventure golf to name just a few hobbies you might take home from holidays!

The Apex: Sports, Health & Leisure Centre

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The Apex: Sports, Health & Leisure Centre is New Ross’s premier fitness centre. It encompasses all the facilities necessary for your journey into fitness and better health.   The Apex consists of   A 25m Swimming pool A kiddies fun pool and a learner swimming pool Health Suite that includes a sauna, steam room & […]

Wexford Swimming Pool and Leisure

Wexford Swimming Pool and Leisure is a public pay as you go facility in Wexford.  It is the  25m long and 1.8m  with a separate learner pool and meets all your swimming needs. It features the first pool pod accessibility platform in Ireland and has a sauna and steamroll on deck. Enjoy a workout in […]

Ballyellen Equestrian

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Ballyellen Equestrian Ballyellen Equestrian Centre is an AIRE approved centre run by the Walters family.  Nestled at the end of a country lane it is set in 60 acres of farmland.  With a cross-country course, new indoor area and two outdoor floodlit arenas, we pride ourselves on having the best facilities in the area and are constantly […]

Balleyelland Pottery

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Ballyelland Pottery Mairead captures nature’s magical beauty in her inspiring and timeless clay pieces. In her thrown pots, she uses vibrant colours to create Marvellous Teapots, Generous Tea Cups and Flowery Vases. Her Sculptural work is inspired by the breath-taking Seas, Light and Skies of Wild Wexford. Visit her studio, Ballyelland Pottery, set in the beautiful 18th Century Water Mill. Mairead also […]

Ballycanew Riding School

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Ballycanew Riding Centre Operated under the constant personal supervision of the owner, Sandra Maguire, this compact equestrian centre offers the ideal conditions and encouragement to get started in the exciting world of ponies and horses. Individual attention is assured to ensure the comfort, care and safety of every rider. Beginners, improvers and advanced welcome. AIRE […]

Archery for All Activity Centre

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Have a go at Archery and enjoy a fun battle with Pom-Pom arrows, show off your skills at Target Paintball, get wild, wet and mucky on our Obstacle Course and show off your strength at Maide Leisg. Whats that, you cry? Just wait and see. Each activity is individually priced or as a package. Child […]

Adventure Alley

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Adventure Alley Adventure Alley includes a trampoline park and Europe’s first & largest free lane trampoline park.  This exciting new sport will cater for children over 8yrs up to adults (ages 5 – 7 years may enter the trampoline if accompanied by an adult). There are also trampoline fitness classes, basketball hoops, dodgeball and other fun events […]

3D Archery Ireland

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3D Archery Ireland at Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens Bring Ireland’s Ancient East to life with this Norman-themed woodland archery experience. We offer a Norman-themed woodland archery activity suitable for all the family. Follow a Norman historical themed trail as you shoot at a wide range of 3D animal replica targets at various distances. Learn about […]

Bunclody Golf and Fishing Club

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  Bunclody Golf Club and Fishing Club   Bunclody Golf Course and Fishing Club is situated in 300 acres of breathtaking in former Hall-Dare Estate on the Carlow/Wexford border.  Newly opened in March 2009 it is already ranked in the top 21 parkland courses in Ireland and was recently voted ‘the Best Hidden Gem in […]

Hook Lighthouse Bus Tour

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  Wexford has so much to see and do so why not start with 3 of its best attractions.   From the comfort of your mini bus we will take you to Hook Lighthouse, Dunbrody Famine Ship and subject to opening dates either Loftus Hall or Tintern Abbey. Dunbrody Famine Ship This tour takes you […]

The Kennedy Story and the emigrant trail

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Wexford has unique Irish American links being the ancestral home to President John F. Kennedy. Visitors can explore this connection through the emigrant trail, visiting the Kennedy Homestead, the JFK Memorial Park and the Emigrant Flame and Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the famine ship which his great grandfather left Ireland aboard.

The Norman Way

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In 1166, Diarmuid MacMurrough was ousted as King of Leinster, fled Ireland and sought help from Henry II. Henry gave Diarmuid permission to recruit mercenaries and authorised his subjects to help Diarmuid. In May 1169 the Normans first landed in Ireland at Bannow Bay in Wexford. They set about conquering Leinster and the territories over […]