See & Do

 

Things to do in Wexford with families all year round

 

 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 summer months with live music and comedy, to family, crafting and workshops and other events taking place across the county this summer.

 

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

 

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Tulach a’tSolais Monument

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“The construction of a tulach or burial mound, as a place of connection between the world of the living and the ‘other world’ was common in ancient Ireland. The United Irishmen’s uprising of 1798, fuelled by the revolutionary example of the United States and France, took place at Oulart Hill. Victory led to the establishment […]

The Parable Gardens

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The Parable Garden Education Project is based in a special place near Curracloe, Co Wexford. Located in a walled garden beside the seashore there are lovely walks in the forests, over the hills and along the beach. The walled garden was built during the middle of the nineteenth century to enclose an orchard. Long since […]

Monksgrange Gardens

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Monksgrange Garden & Norman Gallery has extensive gardens with views to Mount Leinster. A walk around some of the bucolic beds and borders is a must! Supplanting the original 18th century garden, the current layout was completed in the 1920’s. A folly castle built in 1822 adds an air of history to its surrounding garden. […]

Coolaught Garden

Coolaught Gardens is a family run business which opened in the year 2000. The gardens comprise of 2.5 acres, surrounding a beautiful old farmhouse, with many different areas within the garden showing both use of plants and ideas. The front garden is in keeping with the old farmhouse, pergola draped with highly scented roses and […]

The Stables Gorey

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Looking for fun things to do in Wexford with kids? At the Stables, we believe in kids having fun, being active and embracing the outdoors.    Our active kids classes give your child a chance to experience a wide range of fun, fitness related activities to help with their co-ordination, flexibility, agility, strength, speed and […]

Outdoor Activities Wexford | Adventure Trail

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The Wexford Adventure Trail brings together the best adventures and outdoor activities available in Wexford!   Imagine Kayaking in the open sea or on the river Slaney, quad-biking through the countryside, or challenging yourself to Climb the High Ropes or Learn to Surf on one of Wexford’s many beaches. And of course, the open farms […]

Talbot Lake and Nature Walk

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Talbot Lake and Nature Walk is an attraction in Blackwater. Set on the grounds of a sprawling Georgian estate, our amenities include a 1.5 km lakeside nature walk around our man-made lake with breathtaking scenery. We also have a playground and lots of fun areas for kids, picnic areas, and a Coffee Kiosk. We also […]

Craft Central

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Drop-in Arts & Crafts activities for all the family AND you can build your own bear. Most painted items can be brought home the same day! Prices range from €10-€25. Takeaway kits can be put together to make at home & we carry a nice selection of arty gift ideas too. No need to book […]

Sightseeing and Fishing Trips from Kilmore Quay

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Our charter vessel ‘Karen Ann’ operates out of Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford. “Karen Ann” is Department of Marine licensed and insured for 12 passengers, with an operational area of 20 miles from Kilmore Quay. The vessel is fully licensed for 12 passengers we will carry 6 with COVID-19 restrictions in place. We comply with all […]

Horse Riding Lessons Wexford

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About Anvil Lodge Riding School    Established in 2005, Anvil Lodge Riding School is a small family run riding school located in the heart of Ballindaggin, just 7 short miles from Enniscorthy town and Bunclody. The school offers small group lessons, as well as hacking across County Wexford’s beautiful countryside. These breathtaking hacks take place […]

Kilmore Angling

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Take to the seas with Kilmore Angling! Join Eamonn and the crew for Wreck, Reef & Deep Sea, Up-tiding, Tope & Bass Fishing or simply book a daytime or evening cruise along one of Irelands most scenic coastal regions and the Saltee Islands. Head over to our website for more details.  

Loch Mahon Fishing Lake

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Lochmahon comprises three spring-fed lakes stocked with Trout, Carp, Roach, Rudd, and Tench. Our facilities include a dedicated fly lake, specimen carp lake (up to 25Ib), and course/match lake. Private free parking, rod hire, toilets, fly fishing lessons, outdoor lawn, picnic/bbq area, overnight fishing by arrangement. Our tackle shop is stocked with leading brands, Fox, […]