See & Do

 

Things to do in Wexford with families in County Wexford this winter

 

Wexford is one of Ireland's top 3 places that visitors to the Emerald Isle most often take a break in during the winter months. Explore the abundance of fun and fantastic family-friendly things you can get up to when you visit our corner of Ireland's Ancient East as you keep discovering Ireland. Explore one of many beaches along our 250km coastline or to find the best spots for adventurous water activities like surfing, kitesurfing or kayaking. Are you brave enough? 

 

Take a peaceful walk around one of Wexford's many beautiful gardens, discover iconic locations like our famous Hook Lighthouse, Wells House, Dunbrody Abbey and Enniscorthy Castle among County Wexford's top-class attractions based on history. Enjoy festivals, events and experiences that take place across County Wexford during the autumn months with live music and comedy, to family, crafting and workshops and other events taking place across the county this winter.

 

Come and enjoy Wexford's see and do this winter with spectacular experiences on every corner

 

Start your adventure here.

Book your winter break at VisitWexford.ie

Dunbrody Abbey

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Founded in 1210, Dunbrody Abbey is one of the finest examples of a Cistercian monastery in Ireland. Located in Campile, County Wexford, today the abbey features a visitor centre and small cafe specialising in delicious home-baked goods.  Dunbrody Abbey and Visitor Centre in County Wexford are built on the site of one of the most […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Kennedy Homestead

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The Kennedy Homestead -Telling the ultimate success story of the Irish in America The Kennedy Homestead Visitor Centre celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty. The most famous Irish-American family to leave Ireland during the Irish famine. The unique exhibition travels through time recounting the fascination story of a family’s rise from […]

The Irish National Heritage Park

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Located on the banks of the picturesque River Slaney, ‘The Irish National Heritage Park’ truly is the cornerstone of ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’. An outdoor museum depicting 9,000 years of re-created Irish History situated within natural forestry & wet woodlands. Take an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s past and experience stories, sights and sounds that shaped our […]

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. […]

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 […]