Attractions

Begin an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s past, with a visit to some of Wexford’s top attractions. Vividly discover the 1978 Rebellion, one of Ireland’s most significant historic events, immerse yourself in a reproduction of the 1840’s Irish famine emigration, step into Ireland’s most haunted house and visit one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. With something for all generations to enjoy, don’t miss out on experiencing the best of Wexford that’s worth talking about back home.

An Emigrant’s Tale Tour

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How many people of Irish descent live across the globe? Too many to count, and on St Patrick’s Day, it seems everyone has a little Irish in them! Many people return to Ireland to trace their roots, to visit the homestead their ancestors left behind and to reconnect with the land. On a day out […]

The Stormin’ Normans Tour

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Interested in the medieval era? This was a time of brave Knights and proud Ladies, there are literally hundreds of stories to tell. Tales of intrigue, desire, alliances and betrayal!   This wonderful day tour will give you a fuller understanding of Ireland’s Medieval past while at the same time allowing you to explore a little […]

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 […]

Cocoa Cookhouse

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  Cocoa Cookhouse hosts ‘bean to bar’ chocolate making workshops, tastings and parties for adults and children. Located in Co. Wexford this is a unique opportunity to learn everything you ever wanted to know about cacao- the food of the gods.   Explore the world of craft chocolate in a hands-on cacao ‘bean to bar’ […]

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 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 […]

Our Beaches

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We have over 275km of coastline in County Wexford, much of which is made up of beautiful wide-open sandy beaches and spectacular coastline. Blue Flag (Courtown, Morriscastle, Rosslare, Ballinesker, Curracloe, Ballymoney North) and Green Coast beaches (Ballymoney, Cahore, Old Bawn, Culleton’s Gap, St. Helen’s Bay, Ballyhealy, Booley Bay, Grange). If it’s surfing, kite-surfing, a sand-castle […]

Our Towns and Villages

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Wexford town is a lively place, where you can experience a wonderful café culture and fine dining, along with a vibrant arts and culture calendar with something for all. A visit to the famous National Opera House of Ireland is a must along with taking a walking tour to enjoy the town’s rich heritage and […]

Woodville House and Gardens

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Woodville House is a fine five bay, two storey over basement Georgian house dating from about 1800 situated above the river Barrow. The property was acquired by P J Roche, great grandfather of the present owner in 1876 and is now occupied by the 5th generation of Roches to live there. It is thought to […]

Wexford Lavender Farm

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Wexford Lavender Farm is Ireland’s first dedicated, organic Lavender Farm! Located near the bustling town of Gorey in the beautiful North Wexford countryside.  Relax and restore in our two acre Lavender field, resting a while to soak up the smell and sight of over 6,500 Lavender plants with butterflies and bees.  Enjoy a walk through […]

Wexford Walking Tours

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A historical and anecdotal tour of Wexford Town daily Monday to Saturday inclusive, from 01 April to 31 September. Tours depart from Wexford Tourist Office on Crescent Quay at 16;30 Cost €7 per person, duration; 45-60mins “History happened in all weathers and so do our tours”  

The Woodturning Studio

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Robert O`Connor is regarded as one of the finest woodturners in Ireland, he works with wood and offers a range of items from functional pieces to gallery pieces. He also offers commissioned pieces for individuals and corporate, Robert has his work for sale at his studio in Gorey which is home to his handcrafted gifts. […]