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.
Secret Valley Wildlife Park
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 even go for […]
Ahoy Mateys! Come along to Pirates Cove for a great family day out. Enjoy a round of Adventure Golf on our 18 hole subtropical course winding through cascading waterfalls, giant caves and the pirate shipwreck out on our blue lagoon. Be the captain of your own bumper boat on the lake but beware of waterfalls, while the […]
Dedicated to the memory of U.S President John F. Kennedy, the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park stretches across 623 acres, near New Ross in County Wexford. This tranquil arboretum features over 500 different rhododendron and azaleas and an internationally important collection of over 4,500 different trees and shrubs, some of which are very rare. […]
The Irish Experience
The Irish Experience ‘Make it Mór’ We offer a range of different experiences, check them out on our website at www.theirishexperience.com Coastal Canyoneering Experience A combination of multiple adventure sports, such as cliff jumping, swimming, rock climbing & caving Sea Cave Kayaking Experience Our Flagship Experience. This is simply a must-do! […]
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 […]
**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 […]
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
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. […]
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 […]
This Cistercian monastery was founded c. 1200 by William, Earl Marshal on lands held through his marriage to the Irish heiress, Isabella de Clare. This abbey, founded as a daughter-house of Tintern Major in Wales is often referred to as Tintern de Voto. The nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister still stand. In the 16th […]
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 […]
Seal Rescue Ireland
Seal Rescue Ireland ‘Seal Feed & Enrichment’ Experience Mission Statement: Seal Rescue Ireland (SRI) is a registered charity that works around the clock to rescue, rehabilitate and release seal pups found sick, injured, or orphaned across the coast of Ireland. As the only seal rescue center in the Republic of Ireland, they respond to reports […]
PLEASE NOTE: The Ros Tapestry is currently on loan to the OPW in Kilkenny Castle. Our gallery at the Quay in New Ross is closed at present. It is anticipated that the Ros Tapestry will return to New Ross in 2023 when the planned Norman Museum opens at the Quay in New Ross. Queries may […]