Things to do in Wexford with families in County Wexford this Christmas
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 Christmas with magical experiences on every corner
Find your joy in Wexford.
Book your winter break at VisitWexford.ie
There are large castles in Ireland, and then there are “tower houses” of various sizes. This is a smaller example of the latter – a primitive structure with an attached house that was intended for defense against whoever was unfriendly at the time. It would have housed a family, probably some animals, and a few […]
Active Breaks Rosslare Bike Hire
Active Breaks is based at the main Beach Car park in Rosslare Strand. We offer outdoor activities such as bicycle rental and nordic walking. We also enjoy cold water swimming so why not come and join us one of the mornings you are on your holidays. We also have a cabin and hut just 10 […]
Rosslare Community & Sports Centre
We have a Playground, recently refurbished 18 hole Crazy Golf course, Tennis courts, Outdoor Bowls, Running Track, Basketball area, Football pitch, Indoor Hall, All weather pitch, Picnic Area, Outdoor Seating Area. We hold a variety of fitness classes or you can take a stroll on our beautiful beach. Our Function room and large hall are […]
Come down to the pier for our sauna experience where you can avail of the heat and then take the plunge into the sea. SoulFire is teaming up with The Hidden Gems of Carne to offer you a unique experience designed to let you forget the fast pace of today’s world and relax. Helping you […]
Take a vivid journey through the historical streets and winding lanes of Wexford Town, an ancient viking city. Explore the worlds of medieval ports, bullrings, bloody insurrections, ghostly graveyards and cavernous churches. Hear about local characters, from monstrous murderers to vicious vikings to Oliver Cromwell himself. Join local actor and history buff, Paul Walsh, as […]
Enjoy a unique alpaca trekking experience set in the countryside of Co. Wexford. The trek is one kilometre in distance, 2km round trip. On the trek, you will be walking on the trail through our family working farm where they can embrace the country scenery of Wexford with the alpacas. The trail is located […]
The Barrow Princess River Cruise
Sit back, relax, and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. Departing from New Ross, the Barrow Princess cruises along the river to Waterford and then makes the return journey later in the day. View the landscape from a unique perspective, including landmarks like the magnificent Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge and Barrow Bridge. […]
Rosslare Harbour Village Park and Gardens
A hidden Gem set in 4.4 acres of beautifully maintained community park consisting of five discreet areas interconnected and characterised by attractive formal gardens with informal biodiverse areas that are a delight to explore. The gardens were developed from reclaimed lands by local volunteers. A small Sensory Garden with mosaic seating leads to the Memorial […]
Medieval Ferns Experience
Looking for something to see and do in Wexford? Check out our newest visitor attraction – the Medieval Ferns Experience tells the story of our medieval past in an engaging and fun way using a range of media including virtual reality and audio visual. Before the Normans arrived in Wexford, Gaelic kings dominated – and […]
Before the coming of the Normans, Ferns was the political base of Diarmait Mac Murchada, king of Leinster. William, Earl Marshall built the castle around 1200. Since then, it has had many owners, of diverse political and military colours. Originally, the castle formed a square, with large corner towers. Only half of the castle now […]
National Opera House
The stunning landmark building is nestled into the heart of the beautiful harbour town of Wexford and offers two diverse performance spaces, the O’Reilly Theatre and the Jerome Hynes Theatre, as well as numerous meeting and hospitality facilities including a number of bars and dining spaces that are available for private functions. Just […]