See & Do

Things to Do in Wexford this Winter

 

Wexford is one of Ireland's top 3 places that visitors to the Emerald Isle most often take a Winter break in. Explore the fantastic things you can get up to when you visit our corner of Ireland's Ancient East as you #KeepDiscovering Ireland:

 

- Explore one of many beaches along our 250km coastline for a day out with the children or to find the best spots for adventurous Winter water activities like surfing, kitesurfing or kayaking. Are you brave enough? Discover the six Blue Flag and more than ten Green Coast awarded beaches. Be safe and have fun in the water this Winter.

 

- Take a peaceful walk around one of Wexford's many beautiful gardens, perfect all year round. With more than 10 fabulous gardens surrounding castles and Victorian houses, they are a must to any visit to County Wexford this Winter.

 

- Enjoy some of the many festivals, events and experiences that take place across County Wexford during the Winter months with music festivals like Wexford Opera Festival in its 70th year or live music events hosted by Lantern Presents, as well as events like Land of the Light at Wells House & Gardens or a literary production inspired by Oscar Wilde to name a few.

 

- Discover our top attractions, opening times and useful information before your visit. Stay tuned and don't miss what's happening during your stay at VisitWexford.ie

 

Check out our STAY section on VisitWexford.ie to find the perfect accommodation for your time in County Wexford this Winter!

 

So, what are you waiting for?

Visit Wexford this Winter and make #WexfordMemories

Book your Winter Break at VisitWexford.ie

#BestfForSun #BestForFun #BestForTrails

Beechdale Garden Centre

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We are delighted to be open again and welcoming visitors to the centre!    Beechdale are a well established, well known, family run business, having been on their present site since 1990, with a reputation for value, convenience and quality. Set in an attractive rural setting Beechdale Garden Centre is easily accessible just off the […]

Gilly Thomas Sculpture Gallery

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Gilly Thomas Sculpture is located next to Gilly’s studio/workshop in beautiful, south County Wexford. You will find her Gallery two miles from Ballinaboola on the L4023 which is the road from the N25 to the JFK Arboretum – drop in on your way there. Gilly is a figurative sculptor creating pieces for the country home […]

Shore Angling with Bass Fishing Wexford

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My name is Sean Jordan and I have been an angler for over 40 years. I offer a shore based saltwater guiding service for beginners & experienced alike, groups are kept small for maximum attention ( Max of three persons per group). Our focus will be catching Bass, or Sea-Trout on lure’s or fly methods around beautiful South […]

Ballycross Apple Farm

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Ballycross Apple Farm – The Perfect Family Day Out   Ballycross Apple Farm, situated just outside Wexford in Bridgetown, is the perfect destination for a fun family day out. Home to the award winning Ballycross Apple Juice, this REAL working apple farm is bursting with activities for big and small kids alike.   Kids will […]

Blue Egg Gallery

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The Blue Egg Gallery, in the centre of Wexford town, exhibits and sells contemporary craft work by Irish and international makers. Here, the owner, Mary Gallagher, organises four or five group exhibitions annually where she brings together work by artists working in clay, glass, textiles, wood, willow and metal. In addition the gallery stocks an […]

Bianca Divito Glass Artist

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A beautiful collection of handcrafted “Forever” glass and crystal gifts created by RHS Chelsea, award winning artist, Bianca Divito, are available for her charming studio at The Old Schoolhouse in Coolgreany. Bianca welcomes special glass commissions for a variety of architectural and domestic settings and offers occasional stained glass courses to glass enthusiasts from her professional […]

Viking Stayover at Irish National Heritage Park

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The Viking House Stayover is a chance to stay in a Viking House which was common in Ireland 1000 years ago. You will stay in the Viking House on the shore of the river Slaney, which has wattle walls, a thatched roof and a central hearth. Dress up in the authentic costumes provided and cook […]

Bevel Woodworking School

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Bevel Woodworking School offers a range of 1 and 2 day courses, from making your own Adirondack chair to carving a woodspirit. We host the courses at Bevel Furniture Workshops where your own bench, tools and timber are all supplied.  All courses are explained in a step by step process by the tutor Tommy and […]

Marlfield House & Garden

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Surrounding a beautiful regency period house, these gardens and grounds extend to 36 acres. Set amongst woodlands, meandering paths cross an extensive kitchen garden of herbs, vegetables and fruits, with borders of shrubs and herbaceous perennials leading to the lawns and formal gardens.  The lake and wildfowl reserve, form a completely separate garden to the […]