See & Do

Balleyelland Pottery

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Ballyelland Pottery Mairead captures nature’s magical beauty in her inspiring and timeless clay pieces. In her thrown pots, she uses vibrant colours to create Marvellous Teapots, Generous Tea Cups and Flowery Vases. Her Sculptural work is inspired by the breath-taking Seas, Light and Skies of Wild Wexford. Visit her studio, Ballyelland Pottery, set in the beautiful 18th Century Water Mill. Mairead also […]

Ballycanew Riding School

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Ballycanew Riding Centre Operated under the constant personal supervision of the owner, Sandra Maguire, this compact equestrian centre offers the ideal conditions and encouragement to get started in the exciting world of ponies and horses. Individual attention is assured to ensure the comfort, care and safety of every rider. Beginners, improvers and advanced welcome. AIRE […]

Archery for All Activity Centre

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Have a go at Archery and enjoy a fun battle with Pom-Pom arrows, show off your skills at Target Paintball, get wild, wet and mucky on our Obstacle Course and show off your strength at Maide Leisg. Whats that, you cry? Just wait and see. Each activity is individually priced or as a package. Child […]

3D Archery Ireland

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3D Archery Ireland at Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens Bring Ireland’s Ancient East to life with this Norman-themed woodland archery experience. We offer a Norman-themed woodland archery activity suitable for all the family. Follow a Norman historical themed trail as you shoot at a wide range of 3D animal replica targets at various distances. Learn about […]

An Emigrant’s Tale Tour

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

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

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 […]

Bunclody Golf and Fishing Club

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  Bunclody Golf Club and Fishing Club   Bunclody Golf Course and Fishing Club is situated in 300 acres of breathtaking in former Hall-Dare Estate on the Carlow/Wexford border.  Newly opened in March 2009 it is already ranked in the top 21 parkland courses in Ireland and was recently voted ‘the Best Hidden Gem in […]

Glenavon Japanese Gardens

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Glenavon Japanese Garden     This one acre garden, created over ten years, on the challenging clay Macemore soil, depicts the four seasons and is centred round a beautifully recreated Japanese pavilion. Stone lanterns, statues and other features accentuate this theme and a Liquidambar walk flanks one of the perimeters. There is also a craft […]

Hook Lighthouse Bus Tour

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  Wexford has so much to see and do so why not start with 3 of its best attractions.   From the comfort of your mini bus we will take you to Hook Lighthouse, Dunbrody Famine Ship and subject to opening dates either Loftus Hall or Tintern Abbey. Dunbrody Famine Ship This tour takes you […]

The Kennedy Story and the emigrant trail

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Wexford has unique Irish American links being the ancestral home to President John F. Kennedy. Visitors can explore this connection through the emigrant trail, visiting the Kennedy Homestead, the JFK Memorial Park and the Emigrant Flame and Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the famine ship which his great grandfather left Ireland aboard.

The Norman Way

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In 1166, Diarmuid MacMurrough was ousted as King of Leinster, fled Ireland and sought help from Henry II. Henry gave Diarmuid permission to recruit mercenaries and authorised his subjects to help Diarmuid. In May 1169 the Normans first landed in Ireland at Bannow Bay in Wexford. They set about conquering Leinster and the territories over […]