Attractions

Begin an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s past, with a visit to some of Wexford’s top attractions. Vividly discover the 1798 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 what Wexford has to offer.

Secret Valley Wildlife Park

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Secret Valley Wildlife Park & Zoo is fourteen acres of fun for all the family and the only fully licensed zoo in the southeast of Ireland. We have a full daily timetable of fun activities to keep everyone entertained from bottle feeding our kid goats, to holding guinea pigs, insects and lizards. The children can […]

Pirates Cove

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Pirates Cove is a family run attraction in Courtown Harbour. At Pirates Cove they work hard to make sure that you get the best family day out in the South East of Ireland. They are open 7 days a week all year round and cater for Kids Birthday Parties and they also welcome group bookings. […]

Wells House & Gardens

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Waiting to be explored is Wells House & Gardens, a Great Victorian House and Gardens in the heart of Wexford, delivering the promise of Ireland’s Ancient East. With two enchanted, interactive woodland walks, a living house tour, craft courtyard, terrace gardens, archery, clay pigeon shooting, falconry, an adventure playground and animal farm with falconry centre […]

Irish Agricultural Museum & Johnstown Castle Gardens

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With one of the most comprehensive displays of farming and rural life in the country, the Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens make a wonderful day out for all the family – whatever the weather. The beautifully maintained ornamental gardens surrounding the castle extend to 40 hectares and feature three lakes, a walled garden […]

The Irish National Heritage Park

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Located on the banks of the picturesque River Slaney, ‘The Irish National Heritage Park’ truly is the cornerstone of ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’. An outdoor museum depicting 9,000 years of re-created Irish History situated within natural forestry & wet woodlands. Take an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s past and experience stories, sights and sounds that shaped our […]

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience & Restaurant New Ross, Co. Wexford   The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is a spectacular feature of the New Ross quayside. There are some tourist attractions that cant be missed and The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience In New Ross, Co. Wexford is one of them. The Dunbrody Famine Ship & Irish Emigrant Experience visitor centre […]

Hook Lighthouse

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Hook Lighthouse – The oldest original operating lighthouse in the World. Enjoy a tour of Hook Lighthouse, one of the most popular visitor attractions on Ireland’s Ancient East. Loved by visitors year round this 800 year old lighthouse has many accolades, chief amongst them; it is the oldest original operating lighthouse in the world… yes, […]

Dunbrody Abbey

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Dunbrody Abbey is a wonderful example of at 12th Century Cistercian Monastery. However, the visitor centre houses all sorts of other gems.  Pride of Place is the maze and golf.  The Maze is made of 1500 Yew Trees, causes great confusion for people.  The Golf is ideal for families and no golfing experience is necessary. […]

Enniscorthy Castle

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Enniscorthy Castle, in the heart of Wexford’s Enniscorthy Town was built in the 13th century and remains an important piece of Irish history today. Restored and updated, the castle is now home to a new visitor experience that showcases the history of the town and its imposing castle. The Castle has been home to Norman […]

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

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WEXFORD WILDFOWL RESERVE A WILDLIFE SANCTUARY ON FARMLAND Wexford Wildfowl Reserve on the North Slob is a conservation site of major international importance, visited by over 250 species of birds. Located on reclaimed land, it is the winter home for nearly half the total population of Greenland White-fronted Geese, over 7000, from October to April. […]

Tintern Abbey

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Tintern Abbey was founded by William Marshal c. 1200. Known as the Greatest Knight, Marshals impact is visible all across the south-east. From the Colclough Library the visitor has a wonderful view across Bannow Bay. The Abbey was founded for the Cistercian order and the monks lived and worked here for centuries. After the dissolution […]

The Kennedy Homestead

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The Kennedy Homestead -Telling the ultimate success story of the Irish in America. The Kennedy Homestead Visitor Centre celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty, the most famous Irish-American family to leave Ireland during the Irish famine. The unique exhibition travels through time recounting the fascination story of a family’s rise from […]