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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The four walking trails around Askamore all begin from the trailhead in the village car park. 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 and beyond.   Entering the […]

Bree Hill Walking Trail

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

Bunclody- Kilbrannish Walking Trail

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Part of the Blackstairs Mountain Range, Kilbrannish Hill has two waymarked looped walking trails.  These trails have beautiful views of Mount Leinster, the Clody Valley and the South Leinster Way.   More information about this Bunclody Trail,  >>here<<  If you want to explore more Wexford walking trails, don’t miss our blog Best Walking Trails in County Wexford. […]

Bunclody – Coolmelagh Walking Trail

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Coolmelagh Forrest, near Bunclody, has three waymarked looped trails that climb to Gibbet Hill. Gibbet is an old English name for Hanging Hill. This hints to a place of execution. Here beautiful views meant that, no matter what your crime, your last sight on earth was heavenly. The trails, which are on on forest roads, […]

Bunclody Walking Trail: The Craan & Long Lane Loop

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Bunclody Walking Trails are scenic, peaceful looped walks on tarred roads. The loops take in the Clody Valley, sided by the Blackstairs Mountains with Mount Leinster itself as the focal mid-point on the loop.   Meandering beside farmland, forestry, streams and open mountain. From Droim Cria (the slate quarry), Blackrock Mountain, Mount Leinster, Kilbrannish Windmills, […]

Carrickbyrne Hill Walking Trail

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Carrickbyrne Hill Walking Trail flows through a public woodland, which is noted for its aesthetic and recreational value.  Carrickbyrne Hill or Carraig Bhrain features a few looped trails individually waymarked. All trails start at the trailhead in the main car park and picnic area beside the N25. These routes provide 18 km of mixed forest […]

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.  The four trails waymarked through the woodland are graded as easy. As you choose your walk along the River Walk, Top Walk, Canal Walk or […]

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 […]

Enniscorthy Riverside Walk

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The Enniscorthy Riverside Walk is a 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, heads past a playground, crosses a footbridge at the River Urrin and follows a gravel path through a semi-wild meadow which […]

Ballyfad Wood Walking Trails

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Ballyfad Wood Walking Trails, set in over 200 acres of mature woodland near Coolgreany, County Wexford appears on the original 1835 Ordnance Survey map! Such old woodland sites are relicts of the original vast forests that covered most of the country prior to the 16th century.   As these woods have never been fully clear-felled, […]

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 […]