Heritage and Culture

Traditional Blacksmith Workshop

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Have you ever daydreamed about working in a Forge, using only your hands and brute force to craft something practical and beautiful?   Perhaps it’s something that your ancestors did and have often wondered what it was like, Or maybe it’s a career change your looking for, but want to try it first before packing the […]

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 to […]

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 […]

Gallivanting Food and Heritage Tours

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There is so much to see and do while in Wexford so why not combine it all on a custom tour, designed just for you! We provide custom tours of the region, tours that include a little history, a little culture, and lot of great stories! Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard to […]

Woodville House and Gardens

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Woodville House is a fine five bay, two storey over basement Georgian house dating from about 1800 situated above the river Barrow. The property was acquired by P J Roche, great grandfather of the present owner in 1876 and is now occupied by the 5th generation of Roches to live there. It is thought to […]

Wexford Walking Tours

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A historical and anecdotal tour of Wexford Town daily Monday to Saturday inclusive, from 01 April to 31 September. Tours depart from Wexford Tourist Office on Crescent Quay at 16;30 Cost €7 per person, duration; 45-60mins “History happened in all weathers and so do our tours”  

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 […]

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, participate in our state […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wells House & Gardens

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Waiting to be explored is Wells House & Gardens, a Great Victorian House and Gardens in the heart of Wexford, delivering the promise of Ireland’s Ancient East. With two enchanted, interactive woodland walks, a living house tour, craft courtyard, terrace gardens, archery, clay pigeon shooting, falconry, an adventure playground and animal farm with falconry centre […]

Tintern Abbey

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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 Cistercian order and the monks lived and worked here for centuries. After the dissolution […]