See & Do

Things to Do in Wexford this Winter

 

Wexford is one of Ireland's top 3 places that visitors to the Emerald Isle most often take a Winter break in. Explore the fantastic things you can get up to when you visit our corner of Ireland's Ancient East as you #KeepDiscovering Ireland:

 

- Explore one of many beaches along our 250km coastline for a day out with the children or to find the best spots for adventurous Winter water activities like surfing, kitesurfing or kayaking. Are you brave enough? Discover the six Blue Flag and more than ten Green Coast awarded beaches. Be safe and have fun in the water this Winter.

 

- Take a peaceful walk around one of Wexford's many beautiful gardens, perfect all year round. With more than 10 fabulous gardens surrounding castles and Victorian houses, they are a must to any visit to County Wexford this Winter.

 

- Enjoy some of the many festivals, events and experiences that take place across County Wexford during the Winter months with music festivals like Wexford Opera Festival in its 70th year or live music events hosted by Lantern Presents, as well as events like Land of the Light at Wells House & Gardens or a literary production inspired by Oscar Wilde to name a few.

 

- Discover our top attractions, opening times and useful information before your visit. Stay tuned and don't miss what's happening during your stay at VisitWexford.ie

 

Check out our stay section on VisitWexford.ie to find the perfect accommodation for your time in County Wexford this Winter!

 

So, what are you waiting for?

Time for new adventures and fresh trails in Wexford

Discover more at VisitWexford.ie

#BestfForSun #BestForFun #BestForTrails

Lacken Hill Walking Trail

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Lacken Hill Walking Trail is set in a beautiful landscape, overlooking the historic Norman town of New Ross. From the 193m high hill-summit, there are panoramic views of the south-east including the Comeragh Mountains, Brandon Hill, the Blackstairs Mountains and the Barrow estuary.   The four trails will take you through forests rich in wildflowers, […]

Outlart Hill Walking Trail

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Oulart Hill 1798 Battlefield Walking Hub comprises of three walking trails. These trails are centered around one of the most historic and scenic locations in Co. Wexford, the Oulart Hill 1798 Battlefield. The vast panoramas explain the hill’s strategic military significance and why it was the site of the most influential battle of 1798. Step […]

Tara Hill Walking Trail

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Tara Hill (252 metres) is a heather-sloped rocky outcrop that has stunning panoramic views up and down the Wexford and Wicklow coastline. There are 2 walking trails, starting from two different trailheads which give you different flavours of Tara Hill and its surroundings.   The Red Trail, Slí an tSuaimhnais, begins from Tara Hill cemetery […]

Tintern Walking Trails

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There are four walking trails around Tintern for all to enjoy. The trailhead is located at Tintern Abbey.  Tintern Abbey is a Cistercian abbey, founded c.1200 by William, the Earl Marshall, and named after Tintern in Wales. The remains consist of nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister. It was partly converted into living quarters after […]

Raven Point Wood Walking Trail

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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

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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

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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

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Forth Mountain Walking Trail is located just a few kilometres 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

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  We are a Unique Family entertainment Centre full of fun and excitement with so many hidden gems, with up to 24 activities for you to choose from.   Check out our new out door All Aboard and our New Laser tag course with goggle soccer and escape rooms are you up for challenge? We […]

Duncannon Fort

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Duncannon fort is a great example of a bastion or star shaped fort. Built in the Elizabethan period the layers of over 450 year history are mind blowing. Great family day out.

Enniscorthy Promenade Playground

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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

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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 […]