Things to Do in Wexford
Wexford being in the top 3 places to visit for a staycation is not surprising. Find below only an example of what to do while visiting Wexford.
- Explore one of many beaches along our 250 km coastline for a day out with the children or to find the best spots for water activities like surfing, kitesurfing or kayaking. Discover the six Blue Flag and more than ten Green Coast awarded beaches.
- Take a peaceful walk around one of Wexford's many beautiful gardens, splendid all year long. More than 10 fabulous gardens surrounding castles and Victorian houses are a must in your visit.
- Enjoy one of the many festivals that take place on County Wexford. Music festivals like the world-known Opera Festival or the Spiegel tent Festival, as well as literary festivals like Write by the Sea or Art in the Open to name a few.
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Raven Point Wood Walking Trail
The Raven Point Wood walking trail loop runs through sand dunes with woodlands consisting mainly of Corsican pine trees. Raven Point Wood owned by the National Parks and Wildlife Service is a Nature Reserve. As such is it home to a variety of flora and fauna. As you walk, you may be lucky enough to […]
Rosslare Harbour Walking Trail
The Rosslare Harbour Walking Trail starts at the viewing point car park overlooking the port in Rosslare Harbour. The harbour originates from the 19th century when Wexford Town was the main shipping port of the South East. By this time Wexford port was in decline owing to the silting up of the estuary. This coincided […]
Three Rocks Walking Trail
Take time to make your way along the Three Rocks Walking Trail, among landmarks and landscape, from Ferrycarrig to Barntown and over Forth Mountain to find breathtaking scenery, biodiversity, and stories of bravery. Three Rocks Trail leads you along part of the route traversed by the Wexford men during the 1798 rebellion in Wexford, while […]
Forth Mountain Walking Trail
Forth Mountain Walking Trail is located just a few km from Wexford Town. Forth Mountain is a rock outcrop rising to a height of 780 feet (235m). No other mountain in Ireland can boast of 500-600 million-year-old rock, a pivotal location in the 1798 Rebellion, the remains of houses built in the early 1900s, a […]
Leisure Max- Bowling Alley, Play Centre with Indoor and Outdoor Activities
Leisure Max has everything under the one roof both indoor and outdoor. We have up to 24 activities with something to suit everyone both young and old from bowing, Lego to wall climbing. Leisuremax is the No 1 fun-filled family entertainment venue in Wexford, the sunny south-east of Ireland. From Ten Pin Bowling to Archery, […]
Enniscorthy Promenade Playground
Enniscorthy Promenade Playground includes a central play unit with the Play-Odyssey Senior Tower with “Gun Powder Store” at top level, 2 tunnel double poly slides and many other fun features which offer children plenty of play value. Specialist sensory and special needs equipment are also included, including eco-tube chimes, an inclusive & fully accessible multi-user […]
The Min Ryan Park and Playground
A new Playground in Wexford Town The new Min Ryan public park and playground, opened in June 2020 in Wexford Town, provides high quality and attractive open public space which is accessible to all. Situated next to the new Loreto Secondary School the park will boast an array of attractive features, including a playground, picnic […]
Rebecca Homfray Printmaker
Taking much of her inspiration from the natural world Rebecca works with a variety of materials and techniques to produce fine art prints by hand in limited editions. Rebecca also prints on fabric producing a range of goods including cushions and tea towels. Opening Hours: Visitors welcome but please call in advance Products can be […]
A trip to the Saltee Islands is a popular day out. It is advisable to book your place on the ferry well in advance, especially during the peak summer months of July and August. The Saltee Islands are one of the most recognizable landmarks of the south Wexford coastline. Just 5 km from Kilmore Quay, […]
Colclough Walled Garden
Restored to its former glory, this enchanting Georgian Walled Garden with curved corners was built by the Colclough family in the early 19th Century. Set on 2.5 acres, the ornamental and kitchen gardens are separated by a brick wall with distinctive intra mural structures. A river, crossed by five bridges, flows through the length of […]
Blackwater Open Farm
Visit Blackwater Open Farm, Wexford in the Sunny South East of Ireland for a fun day out for all the family, meet the animals, play in the playgrounds, milk Jessie the model dairy cow, ride the tractors and enjoy a bite to eat in our seasonal Café.