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.

Loftus Hall

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The haunting beauty of the Hook Peninsula provides the backdrop for Loftus Hall.   Ireland’s Most Haunted House. Visit Loftus Hall and take our 45 minute interactive guided tour through the ground floor of this abandoned mansion. You will hear all about the grim and often troubled history of the Hall and experience a re […]

Ros Tapestry

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The Ros Tapestry is a unique project that has been on-going in the South East of Ireland since 1998 and has involved over 150 stitchers working on 15 giant tapestries for a permanent exhibition in New Ross. It is an excellent example of creativity and community spirit on a grand scale and depicts our Norman […]

Ferns Castle

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This Norman castle was built in the 13th century and was originally square in plan with four large towers. Today only two towers remain and visitors have access, by guided tour, to the most complete tower. Along with various defensive features such as arrow-loops and steep stairs the tower also contains a beautiful chapel. Castles […]

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. […]

Tacumshane Windmill

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Tacumshane Windmill is the only surviving complete windmill in the Republic of Ireland. It was built in 1846 by the millwright Nicolas Moran, who obtained his training as an apprentice millwright in Rotterdam. The year 1846 is carved on the lintel inside the eastern doorway. A rare feature is its revolving straw thatched cap to […]

Duncannon Fort

Duncannon Fort is an impressive presentation of a bastioned fortress perched on the side of the stunning Hook Peninsula, County Wexford, part of Ireland’s Ancient East. This historic structure has gathered countless intriguing and awe inspiring stories over its 450 year history and holds one of the best vantage points to take in the beautiful […]

Lochmahon Lakes

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Lochmahon Lakes comprises 3 spring fed lakes stocked with Brown and Rainbow trout, Rudd and Tench. One lake is dedicated to Fly fishing only with specimen fish up to 18 lbs. The bait lakes are open to everyone from complete beginners to experienced anglers, adults and children. Facilities include: Indoor seated area with tea/coffee/snacks, tackle […]

Ballymore Historic Features

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Ireland has one of the richest histories in the world. Ballymore Historic Features celebrates and emphasises the past in a refreshing and unique way. Take one of our exclusive tours, which encompasses many features including the museum of local and family history spanning over 300 years, dairy and farming display, 1798 memorabilia room and the Phoebe Donovan art […]

Kiltrea Pottery

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Kiltrea Pottery is light years away from the machine-made and mass-produced. Kitchenware is quietly understated, restrained and elegant while garden pieces exhibit clean, robust and enduring lines. Kiltrea Pottery is distinctive: Michael’s creations are instantly recognisable and possess fluidity, grace and honesty of form. His work reflects a maker who has immense technical skill and […]

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. […]

Terry The Weaver

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Terry Dunne designs and makes hand woven tapestries, floor rugs and textile art pieces. His materials are as diverse as wool, cotton, linen, silk, pine needles, driftwood and willow. Inspiration for his work comes from the natural world, including the changing colours through a season and textural studies of the landscape. Pieces made to order. […]

Ballyhack Castle

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Ballyhack Castle is a large tower-house thought to have been constructed by the Crusading Knight Hospitallers c. 1450. The castle has many defensive features such as a murder hole, machicolation and steep stairs along with a chapel, a secret room and plenty of space for prisoners! We have an impressive display of replica armour for […]