Wexford Attractions

Wexford Tourist Attractions

County Wexford is home to some of the top points of interest in Ireland.

Begin an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s past with a visit to some of the top Wexford tourist attractions. Vividly discover the 1798 Rebellion, immerse yourself in the stories of the Great Irish Famine, step into Ireland’s most haunted house and visit one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world.

With something for everyone to enjoy, don’t miss out on experiencing the best places to visit in Wexford and explore the tourist attractions Wexford has to offer.

Lukes deadly Dinosaurs

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Dinosaurs are Back in the Park………July 12th, July 26th & August the 16th.   Join us here in the Park for Luke’s Deadly Dinosaurs A trip back through time with a difference with a fun and interactive workshop with Luke & Reggie. Look at some of the most spectacular dinosaurs that ever lived, models, 3d printed […]

Kilmokea Gardens

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A beautiful Heritage Garden of seven acres As well as being a beautiful Heritage Garden of seven acres, Kilmokea is one of the most historic sites in the South East, and a small Viking settlement and a Norman Motte & Baily and a wooden boat telling the story of Cessair, daughter of Noah, & her […]

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 […]

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   Dunbrody Famine Ship, Experience & Restaurant opens its doors again after a 5-month restoration of the historic ship that anchors place in the waters surrounding the establishment in New Ross.   The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is a spectacular feature of the New Ross quayside. There are […]

Dunbrody Abbey

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Founded in 1210, Dunbrody Abbey is one of the finest examples of a Cistercian monastery in Ireland. Located in Campile, County Wexford, today the abbey features a visitor centre and small cafe specialising in delicious home-baked goods.  Dunbrody Abbey and Visitor Centre in County Wexford are built on the site of one of the most […]

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 […]

Vinegar Hill Battlefield

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The most famous site of the 1798 Rebellion, its current peace, serenity and spectacular views belies its background as one of the bloodiest battlefields in Irish history.  20,000 men, women and children faced 10,000 members of the Crown forces in a battle that lasted only four hours, but left 1,500 dead in a county distraught. […]

Wexford Alpacas

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We are a family run alpaca farm that run ‘meet and greet’ and ‘picnics with the pacas’ where people can learn all about these endearing animals and get up close for photos and feed them their favourite treats, carrots

Ballyhack Castle

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**Ballyhack Castle is closed to the public for the duration of 2021**   Ballyhack Castle commands an imperious position on a steep-sided valley overlooking Waterford Estuary. It is thought that the Knights Hospitallers of St John, one of the two mighty military orders founded at the time of the Crusades, built this sturdy tower house […]

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 […]

Nolan’s Forge

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Foundry Lane, Bunclody, Y21 H6HP Nolan’s Forge is a restored traditional heritage forge. The forge was operated by the Nolan whom offered a wide range of blacksmithing and farriery services for 7 generations in the 19th & 20th centuries. The forge is open by appointment. A number of events including heritage days and blacksmithing classes […]