Wexford Trails

Wexford Trails

Showcasing the best of what Wexford has to offer, these themed trails include the 

  • Craft Trail: Across this historic county in the towns, villages and down country lanes you will find the studios of today’s practitioners of traditional crafts
  • Cycling Trail: the Slaney Route, the Coastal Route or the South Wexford Route, three looped cycling routes in Wexford, check out the Nine Stone if you are an experimented cyclist
  • Garden Trail: Our larger public gardens provide an ideal outing for all the family, and our smaller private gardens will give you not only an enjoyable and relaxing day, but they will also introduce you to the large range of plants which we can grow in this County
  • Heritage Trail: From mountain to sea, mainland to islands, this trail leads you to castles, churches and abbeys, battlefields, historic towns and villages, great houses and gardens, windmills and forts.
  • Walking Trail: wooded, historic, coastal and mountain trails, a wide variety of walking trails in Wexford

Look out for the Wexford Trails signs on your travels and let us guide you on your journey through this fascinating place. Leading the way with Wexford Trails…

 

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Askamore Walking Trail

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These four walks, all beginning from the trailhead in the car park in quiet Askamore village, make up the Askamore Loop. Individually waymarked, the walks all begin by following a minor road which brings you uphill through scenery reminiscent of an Austrian valley, with trees sweeping below you, and wonderful views to the Wicklow Hills […]

Bree Hill Walking Trail

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The Bree Hill Walking Trail features three looped walks, individually waymarked, which start at the trailhead at the car park of Bree Community Centre in the village of Bree. These routes provide 23 km of mixed forest trails, offering peace and tranquillity and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. It is important to note that […]

Bunclody- Kilbrannish Walking Trail

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Kilbrannish has two waymarked looped walks which are part of the Blackstairs Mountain Range whose highest point is Mountain Leinster (796 metres). These trails have beautiful views of the Clody Valley and the South Leinster Way.   WINDMILL LOOP Distance: 3 km (1.9 miles) Ascent: 70 m Walking time: 1hr Waymarking: Green Grade Easy KILBRANNISH LOOP Distance: […]

Bunclody – Coolmelagh Walking Trail

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The Coolmelagh Trail, near Bunclody, three looped walks climb to Gibbet Hill. Gibbet is an old English name for Hanging Hill. This hints to a place of execution where beautiful views meant that, no matter what your crime, your last sight on earth was heavenly. These loops on forest roads all rise with a steady […]

Bunclody Walking Trail: The Craan & Long Lane Loop

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The two Bunclody Walking Trail scenic, peaceful looped walks around the Clody Valley, sided by the Blackstairs Mountains with Mount Leinster itself as the focal mid-point on the loop. The loops meander beside farmland, forestry, streams and open mountain. From Droim Cria (the slate quarry), Blackrock Mountain, Mount Leinster, Kilbrannish Windmills, New Deerpark, John’s Hill, […]

Carrickbyrne Hill Walking Trail

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Carrickbyrne Hill (Carraig Bhrain) Walking Trail flows through a public woodland, which is noted for its aesthetic and recreational value. The geology of the hill is Ordovivian Volcanic Felsites and Rhyolites; these rocks were formed during volcanic activity about 400 million years ago. Carrickbyrne Hill features few looped trails individually waymarked – starting at the […]

Courtown Woodland Walking Trail

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Courtown Woodland Trail is bounded by the Owenavorragh River on the north side and the canal on the seaward side to the east. The woodland dates back to pre-Famine times. At 25 hectares, it was once home to oak and ash trees. Acquired by the State in the late 1950s, it was planted with commercial […]

Croghan Mountain Walking Trail

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Raheenleagh (the small grey rath or fort), at Croghan Mountain, has hosted many visitors over the years. In prehistoric times it was a burial site. In 1795, miners panned for gold, and in 1798, the United Irish men, returning from the battle of Vinegar Hill, camped beside the trail entrance. The Forde family were the […]

Enniscorthy Riverside Walk

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The Enniscorthy Riverside Walk is linear trail is a 3 km (6 km round trip) scenic walk along the western bank of the River Slaney south of Enniscorthy town. The trail starts along the promenade walk at the southern end of the town and heads past a playground, crosses a footbridge at the River Urrin […]

Ballyfad Wood Walking Trails

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The Ballyfad Wood Walking Trails are set in over 200 acres of mature woodland near Coolgreany, Co. Wexford which is an example of an old woodland site that is shown in the original 1835 Ordnance Survey map. Such old woodland sites are relicts of the original vast forests that covered most of the country prior […]

Cahore Point Walking Trail

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The Cahore Point Walking Trail is a new cliff trail developed by Wexford County Council and the Ballygarrett Tidy Towns group. The walk is 2.4 km long, starting at Cahore Point Trail and linking up with the nearby Old Bawn Beach. It is the idyllic trail to explore North Wexford’s stunning coastline, all while stretching […]

Eurovelo Route Cycling Trail

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The Eurovelo Cycling Route through South County Wexford is a scenic cycling route that takes you along some of the County’s lesser-known highways and byways from Rosslare Harbour in the East to New Ross in the West. Some highlight along the way: Rosslare Harbour Visit the oldest Marian shrine in Ireland at Lady’s Island A […]