Activities

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 the great activities available in Wexford this Summer.

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The Norman Way Carriage Trails

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Carriage rides will be unavailable for the remainder of 2021, please keep an eye on our social media pages to find out whats happening in 2022!   Discover the Norman Way in a horse drawn carriage   This trip gives you the chance to go back in time and see various medieval sites along the […]

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 […]

Mairead Stafford Artist

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Ceramics and contemporary art inspired by land, the sky and the fun things for the soul. Her workshop and shop is set in a charming old stone mill, with a café adjacent and her shop is brimming full of beautiful ideas for you and your loved ones. Her paintings and stargazer sculptures capture colour, movement […]

Ballycanew Riding Center

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  Ballycanew Riding Center 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 […]

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 […]

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 Arboretum and the Emigrant Flame and Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the famine ship which his great-grandfather left Ireland aboard.   Kennedy Homestead website: […]

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 […]

Gallivanting.ie – Guided Woodland Walks and Experiences.

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  “Magical, bewitching, fascinating and entertaining, I was amazed by how much I learned on an hours walk. Can’t recommend enough!” – P. O’Gorman, Dublin    Seanacaí or traditional storyteller Lorraine is known across Wexford for her unique method of teaching the history of the region through a blend of folklore, historical recordings and quirky facts. […]

Bicycle Hire at Kilmore Quay

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The Harbour Master’s Office is situated in the heart of Kilmore Quay, offering visitors facilities such as showers, laundrette, bicycle hire, and broadband.

Ballinteskin Golf Club

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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 […]

Ballymoney Golf Club

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Ballymoney Golf Club offers great value golf membership deals and affordable green fees in Wexford. Our membership is open and packages are available for as low as €180 for our distance (more than 50km away) membership, individual memberships start at a very affordable €200. Our Par 71 parkland course is a gem among Wexford courses.  […]

New Ross Golf Club

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Established in 1905 New Ross Golf Club is a mature parkland golf course situated between the scenic Barrow and Nore valleys with the magnificent Brandon and Blackstairs mountains providing the backdrop. New Ross is one of the driest golf courses in South East Ireland, rarely closed due to bad weather and therefore can be enjoyed throughout the year.  The […]