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 experienced 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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Mairead Stafford Artist

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Ceramics and contemporary art inspired by land, the sky and the fun things for the soul. Her workshop and shop is set in a charming old stone mill, with a café adjacent and her shop is brimming full of beautiful ideas for you and your loved ones. Her paintings and stargazer sculptures capture colour, movement […]

Glenavon Japanese Gardens

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Glenavon is delighted to be open again and welcoming visitors!     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 […]

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 […]

Kilcannon Garden Centre and Restaurant

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  Kilcannon Garden Centre and Restaurant     Kilcannon Garden Centre stocks everything that you need to create a perfect designer garden all year round. We also have a wonderful restaurant on-site for you to enjoy. Follow us on Facebook! Kilcannon Garden Centre and Restaurant also provides a few additional services: Horticultural Training | Plant Propogation […]

Woodville House and Gardens

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Woodville House is a fine five bay, two storey over basement Georgian house dating from about 1800 situated above the river Barrow. The property was acquired by P J Roche, great grandfather of the present owner in 1876 and is now occupied by the 5th generation of Roches to live there. It is thought to […]

The Irish National Heritage Park

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JUNE OPENING HOURS:  9.30 to 5.30 pm (last admissions 4 pm).   Located on the banks of the picturesque River Slaney, ‘The Irish National Heritage Park’ truly is the cornerstone of ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’. An outdoor museum depicting 9,000 years of re-created Irish History situated within natural forestry & wet woodlands. Take an unforgettable journey […]

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

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Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience & Restaurant New Ross, Co. Wexford   Dunbrody Famine Ship, Experience & Restaurant opens its doors again after a 5-month restoration of the historic ship that anchors place in the waters surrounding the establishment in New Ross.   The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is a spectacular feature of the New Ross quayside. There are […]

Hook Lighthouse

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Hook Lighthouse – The oldest original operating lighthouse in the World. Enjoy a tour of Hook Lighthouse, one of the most popular visitor attractions on Ireland’s Ancient East. Loved by visitors year round this 800 year old lighthouse has many accolades, chief amongst them; it is the oldest original operating lighthouse in the world… yes, […]