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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Rebecca Homfray Printmaker

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Taking much of her inspiration from the natural world Rebecca works with a variety of materials and techniques to produce fine art prints by hand in limited editions. Rebecca also prints on fabric producing a range of goods including cushions and tea towels. Opening Hours: Visitors welcome but please call in advance Products can be […]

Colclough Walled Garden

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Restored to its former glory, this enchanting Georgian Walled Garden with curved corners was built by the Colclough family in the early 19th Century. Set on 2.5 acres, the ornamental and kitchen gardens are separated by a brick wall with distinctive intra mural structures. A river, crossed by five bridges, flows through the length of […]

The National 1798 Rebellion Centre

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Fanned by flames of Revolution in America and France, the events of 1798 in Ireland are etched forever on Irish history. Vividly re-told in an exciting interpretation of events the “Rebellion Experience” at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre is not to be missed. On your visit, you will meet the key figures of the Rebellion, […]

JFK Arboretum

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Dedicated to the memory of U.S President John F. Kennedy, the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park stretches across 623 acres, near New Ross in County Wexford. This tranquil arboretum features over 500 different rhododendron and azaleas and an internationally important collection of over 4,500 different trees and shrubs, some of which are very rare. A […]

Wells House & Gardens

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Waiting to be explored is Wells House & Gardens, a Great Victorian House and Gardens in the heart of Wexford, delivering the promise of Ireland’s Ancient East. With two enchanted, interactive woodland walks, a living house tour (not available until 2021),  craft courtyard, terrace gardens, archery, clay pigeon shooting, falconry, an adventure playground and animal […]

Balleyelland 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 […]

Glenavon Japanese Gardens

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Glenavon Japanese Garden     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. There is also a craft […]

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 […]

Wexford Heritage Trail

An age-old gateway into Ireland, County Wexford is steeped in history dating back to the Stone Age, over 6,000 years ago. Journey through time and meet our ancestors – Celts, Christians, Vikings, Normans, French, Welsh and English. Wexford’s history, culture and magnificent landscape is presented to you in a very special way on the Wexford […]

Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum and Gardens

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Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens has a long and colourful story stretching over 800 years The 3 in 1 attraction has a range of activities for all ages. Enjoy a guided tour of the restored 19th-century Castle and unique servants’ tunnel – the longest domestic servants’ tunnel in Ireland. Take a look at the […]