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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Dunbrody Abbey

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Founded in 1210, Dunbrody Abbey is one of the finest examples of a Cistercian monastery in Ireland. Located in Campile, County Wexford, today the abbey features a visitor center and small cafe specialising in delicious home baked goods.  Dunbrody Abbey and Visitor Centre in County Wexford is built on the site of one of the […]

Enniscorthy Castle

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Enniscorthy Castle, in the heart of Wexford’s Enniscorthy Town was built in the 13th century and remains an important piece of Irish history today. Restored and updated, the castle is now home to a new visitor experience that showcases the history of the town and its imposing castle. The Castle has been home to Norman […]

Tintern Abbey

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Tintern Abbey walking trails are open but the Abbey is closed until further notice. Tintern Abbey was founded by William Marshal c. 1200. Known as the Greatest Knight, Marshals impact is visible all across the south-east. From the Colclough Library the visitor has a wonderful view across Bannow Bay. The Abbey was founded for the […]

The Kennedy Homestead

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The Kennedy Homestead -Telling the ultimate success story of the Irish in America The Kennedy Homestead Visitor Centre celebrates the story of five generations of the Kennedy dynasty. The most famous Irish-American family to leave Ireland during the Irish famine. The unique exhibition travels through time recounting the fascination story of a family’s rise from […]

Loftus Hall

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**Loftus Hall will close its doors to the public in October 2020 as the building is currently on the property market**   The haunting beauty of the Hook Peninsula provides the backdrop for Loftus Hall – Ireland’s Most Haunted House.   Visit Loftus Hall and take our 45-minute interactive guided tour through the abandoned mansion. You […]

The Potter’s Yard

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Situated on The Norman Way, The Potter’s Yard is home to Patricia Howard Pottery. Here the traditional and timeless craft of pottery is still taught and practiced as it was eight centuries ago by William Marshal’s monks . By arrangement, we offer pop-up, one-day, and residential workshops. We also sell our distinctive pots and tableware […]

Ferns Castle

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**Ferns Castle is currently closed to the public**   Ferns Castle is a Norman castle built in the 13th century and was originally square in plan with four large towers. Before the coming of the Normans, Ferns was the political base of Diarmait Mac Murchada, king of Leinster. William, Earl Marshall built the castle around […]

Vinegar Hill Battlefield

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The most famous site of the 1798 Rebellion, its current peace, serenity and spectacular views belies its background as one of the bloodiest battlefields in Irish history.  20,000 men, women and children faced 10,000 members of the Crown forces in a battle that lasted only four hours, but left 1,500 dead in a county distraught. […]

Springmount Garden Centre

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We are delighted to be opening again and welcoming visitors once again! Springmount Garden Centre , a family run business since the 1970s, is the perfect venue for plant lovers, offering a great range of plants, trees, fruit and vegetables. Helpful, knowledgeable staff are on hand to provide advice both in the garden centre and […]

Ballymore Historic Features

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Ireland has one of the richest histories in the world. Ballymore Historic Features celebrates and emphasises the past in a refreshing and unique way. Take one of our exclusive tours, which encompasses many features including the museum of local and family history spanning over 300 years, dairy and farming display, 1798 memorabilia room and the Phoebe Donovan art […]

Terry The Weaver

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Terry Dunne designs and makes hand woven tapestries, floor rugs and textile art pieces. His materials are as diverse as wool, cotton, linen, silk, pine needles, driftwood and willow. Inspiration for his work comes from the natural world, including the changing colours through a season and textural studies of the landscape. Pieces made to order. […]

Kilmurry Nursery

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We are delighted to be open again and welcoming visitors!   We are an award-winning nursery with seasonal tearooms during June July and August. Our gardens are open to support Courtown RNLI during the summer months and entrance is by donation to the RNLI. Please follow us on Facebook for all our up to date […]