See & Do

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.

    1. 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. 
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. Discover the top attractions, opening times and useful information before your visit

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Ballyelland 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 Center

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  Ballycanew Riding Center 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 […]

An Emigrant’s Tale Tour

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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

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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

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  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 […]

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 Gardens are closed until May 2021**     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. […]

Heritage Tours Wexford

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Whether you are into castles or gardens, museums or lighthouses, we have a range of tours available for you to enjoy the beautiful South East of Ireland. Take a trip in the comfort of our minibus and enjoy Ireland’s Ancient East with our knowledgeable driver/guide.   Hook Highlights Tour Wexford has so much to see and […]

Wexford Walking Trail

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Choose from a wide range of quality waymarked walks through diverse rural and urban landscapes of assorted character. All trails are steeped in the history of the island long regarded as ‘the end of the known world’. Located in the south east of the island of Ireland, County Wexford has an exceptionally varied landscape for […]

Wexford Garden Trail

Wexford Garden Trail will lead you to some of the most beautiful, unique, rare and exotic gardens in Ireland’s Sunny South East. Our gardens reflect the history and diversity of the county and its landscape. Some of the gardens were originally laid out in the 18th century, while others were established just 10 years ago. […]

Wexford Craft Trail

The hum of the potter’s wheel, the click of the weaver’s shuttle, hammer blows to the anvil and the calm of needlework – all these are the sounds of Wexford’s craftsmen and craftswomen at work. Across this historic county in the towns, villages and down country lanes, you will find the studios of today’s practitioners […]

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 Arboretum and the Emigrant Flame and Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the famine ship which his great-grandfather left Ireland aboard.   Kennedy Homestead website: […]