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.

Ferns Castle

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**Ferns Castle is currently closed to the public**   Ferns Castle is a Norman castle built in the 13th century and was originally square in plan with four large towers. Before the coming of the Normans, Ferns was the political base of Diarmait Mac Murchada, king of Leinster. William, Earl Marshall built the castle around […]

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. […]

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 […]

Ballyhack Castle

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**Ballyhack Castle is closed to the public until further notice**   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 around 1450. […]

Seal Rescue Ireland

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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 centre in the Republic of Ireland, they respond to reports nationwide and aim to rehabilitate the pups back […]

Hook Tourism

Hook Tourism is a community organisation which aims to promote the Hook Peninsula as a premier tourist destination and to protect its unspoiled natural landscape and built heritage. A membership body made up of over 75 local businesses work together towards achieving these goals. The organisation runs the peninsula tourist offices in the villages of […]