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 and tourist attractions that Wexford has to offer.

The National 1798 Rebellion Centre

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Fanned by flames of Revolution in America and France, the events of 1798 in Ireland are etched forever on Irish history. Vividly re-told in an exciting interpretation of events the “Rebellion Experience” at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre is not to be missed. On your visit, you will meet the key figures of the Rebellion, […]

The Village at Wheelocks

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The Wheelocks have been growing fruit at the family farm since the 1950s. Now we are delighted to welcome you to our farm to experience the Village at Wheelock’s! Our newly developed 17-acre site is in a beautiful rural setting just outside Enniscorthy and easily accessed from the M11 motorway between Dublin and Wexford.   […]

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 and Gardens

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  The Fairy Walk & Mogue’s Enchanted Walk Discover the enchanted woodland creatures and Fairy folk at Wells House, two beautiful woodland walks full of magic and wonder. Children will be enthralled as they uncover hidden treasures within the spectacular landscape of magical plants and trees. Watch out for the wishing well, fairy doors and […]

Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens

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Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens has a long and colourful story stretching over 800 years The 3 in 1 attraction has a range of activities for all ages. Enjoy a guided tour of the restored 19th-century Castle and unique servants’ tunnel – the longest domestic servants’ tunnel in Ireland. Take a look at the […]

The Irish National Heritage Park

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MAY OPENING HOURS:  9.30 to 5.30 pm (last admissions 4 pm). 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 […]

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience & Restaurant New Ross, Co. Wexford *Tours will resume Mid June*   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 & […]

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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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 center and small cafe specialising in delicious home baked goods.  Dunbrody Abbey and Visitor Centre in County Wexford is built on the site of one of the […]

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 […]

Tintern Abbey

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Tintern Abbey walking trails are open but the Abbey is closed until further notice. 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 […]