Activities in Wexford
Wexford offers a host of exciting outdoor activities and adventures that create precious family moments in stunning settings.
Whether you prefer the serenity of woodland walks, fairy gardens and hand-feeding animals or maybe the historic setting of manicured gardens and the tea rooms of a Victorian-era house.
Or, on the contrary, you may experience an action-packed afternoon of archery, karting and adventure golf to name just a few hobbies you might take home from holidays.
Hop on a river cruise, take to paddleboard, enjoy a family day kayaking in the Hook peninsula, or strap yourself into the driving seat for a karting adventure. All those activities are possible in Wexford.
There are also many indoor activities for those with a different taste in the fun. Loads of arts & crafts activities,
All in all, there is no shortage of fun adventures in Wexford for everyone to choose from to suit all tastes and needs. See below to check out some of what's available.
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
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
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 […]
3D Archery Ireland
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
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
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
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
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 […]
Gallivanting Food and Heritage Tours
Welcome to Gallivanting Tours. Under the warm-hearted care of the vibrant and passionate Seanachai or Traditional Storyteller, Lorraine O’Dwyer; this is your opportunity to get deep into rural Ireland with a true expert. Drawing on her long front line experience in tourism and hospitality, and expertise as a professional Storyteller, Lorraine has curated tours that […]
Killiane Castle Driving Range
The Killiane Driving Range is located three miles from Wexford Town. The only driving range Wexford has in that area that is suitable for using a driver. The full length of this floodlit range is 300 meters. Price: 30 balls for €2. Opening Times: Open all year around from 9am to 9 pm daily
Ballinteskin Golf Club
Enjoy a great game of nine-hole par three golf in the beautiful surroundings of Ballinteskin Par 3 Golf Golf Course, New Ross, Co. Wexford. All weather course open all year round. Ranging in distance from a tricky 87 yards over an ancient Rath Fairy Ring site, to a testing 160 yards, this course can be enjoyed […]