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.

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 […]

The Gaslamp Gallery

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The Gaslamp Gallery is a contemporary modern gallery with a relaxed informal atmosphere located amidst the many boutiques, restaurants and superb shops that Gorey has to offer. We represent a diverse selection of local, national, and international artists including Yvonne Coomber, Kevin Roche, Kate Kos, Sam Toft, Niki Purcell, Emma Campbell, Jaanika Talts and Aaminah […]

Forge Craft and Design Centre

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The Forge Craft +Design Centre Baldwinstown, Co. Wexford Once a real working forge, dating back as far as the 1700s, The Award Winning Forge Craft +Design Centre is home to Bramble Crafts. Padraic Parle makes hand-crafted kitchens, home furniture and other unique pieces in wood. Padraic is the sixth  generation to work from this historic […]

Seal Rescue Ireland

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Seal Rescue Ireland Courtown Harbour, Co. Wexford Come visit Seal Rescue Ireland for a unique educational experience for all ages! The SRI Centre is the only seal rescue facility in the Republic of Ireland and takes in sick and injured seal pups from across the entire coast. They rehabilitate over 120 seals a year for […]

Paul Maloney Art and Ceramics Studio

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Paul Maloney Art and Ceramics studios are easily found on the outskirts of Wexford Town. We make hand thrown ceramics for the heart of the home or for serving friends at the table with well-crafted mugs, jugs and bowls to complement any occasion. Visitors are welcome to have a look around the workshop to see […]

Mary Wallace Visual Artist

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Mary Wallace is an artist with a unique individual approach to art. She finds beauty in imperfection, extraordinary in the everyday, complexity in simple things. Her creative style is immediate, vibrant and contemporary. Use of colour suspended in beeswax, paired with pure gold, makes for an opulent visual experience. “Working with gold leaf is a […]

Lightworker Candles and Crystals

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Denise and Gordon joined the craft courtyard in Wells House & Gardens in December 2012 and have run their wonderful little craft and gift shop since April 2013. We love being a part of the Wells House experience and meeting customers from near and far.
We stock a wonderful selection of fair trade and quirky gifts. […]

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 […]