Heritage and Culture

The Makers House Wexford

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The Makers House is a creative venture set in the heart of Wexford town. Bringing together some of the finest Designer Makers from the county we exhibit and sell contemporary Irish art, craft and design created by us in Wexford. A member of Wexford Craft Trail and registered with the Design Craft Council of Ireland […]

Duncannon Fort

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Duncannon fort is a great example of a bastion or star shaped fort. Built in the Elizabethan period the layers of over 450 year history are mind blowing. Great family day out.

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, […]

Wexford Arts Centre

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Wexford Arts Centre based in the historic Cornmarket building was established in 1974, and we are very proud to be the oldest regional arts centre in Ireland. We have been providing art and entertainment for native and visitor alike ever since. We are thankful to all our supporters including main funding from Arts Council Ireland, Wexford County Council, Pobal and Wexford Local Development.

The Norman Way Carriage Trails

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 Discover the Norman Way in a horse drawn carriage   This trip gives you the chance to go back in time and see various medieval sites along the route, taking in the stunning scenery and landscape on the way.   Discover the Norman Way in a horse drawn carriage This trip gives you the chance […]

An Emigrant’s Tale Tour

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How many people of Irish descent live across the globe? Too many to count, and on St Patrick’s Day, it seems everyone has a little Irish in them! Many people return to Ireland to trace their roots, to visit the homestead their ancestors left behind and to reconnect with the land. On a day out […]

The Stormin’ Normans Tour

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Interested in the medieval era? This was a time of brave Knights and proud Ladies, there are literally hundreds of stories to tell. Tales of intrigue, desire, alliances and betrayal!   This wonderful day tour will give you a fuller understanding of Ireland’s Medieval past while at the same time allowing you to explore a little […]

The Ring of Hook Tour

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  Hook Peninsula is one of my favourite areas of Wexford County, very lush, green and fertile land on one side and the wild Irish sea on the other! This set tour takes you through an area with narrow and winding country roads and pretty villages with some quite remarkable stories behind them. All you need […]

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 […]

Our Towns and Villages

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Wexford town is a lively place, where you can experience a wonderful café culture and fine dining, along with a vibrant arts and culture calendar with something for all. A visit to the famous National Opera House of Ireland is a must along with taking a walking tour to enjoy the town’s rich heritage and […]

Slaney Tours

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A family-run tour company in the heart of Wexford. Slaney tours is not just your regular tour service. The proprietor, James Shannon will also be your personal tour guide. He will delight you on your journey with stories of local history, folklore and even some Irish jokes! James has already received an award from Board Fáilte […]

Heritage Tours Wexford

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Operating for over 10 years Heritage Tours Wexford offers unique and bespoke tours of South East Ireland. We offer reasonable rates for tours of Co Wexford and the surrounding counties of Wicklow, Waterford, Kilkenny and Carlow. Are you a movie fan? Why not check out our Brooklyn Movie Tour. Adapted from a book by world […]