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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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 Experience

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The Irish Experience ‘Make it Mór’   We offer a range of different experiences, check them out on our website at www.theirishexperience.com   Coastal Canyoneering Experience A combination of multiple adventure sports, such as cliff jumping, swimming, rock climbing & caving   Sea Cave Kayaking Experience Our Flagship Experience. This is simply a must-do!   […]

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. […]

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

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WEXFORD WILDFOWL RESERVE A WILDLIFE SANCTUARY ON FARMLAND Wexford Wildfowl Reserve on the North Slob is a conservation site of major international importance, visited by over 250 species of birds. Located on reclaimed land, it is the winter home for nearly half the total population of Greenland White-fronted Geese, over 7000, from October to April. […]

Wells House and Gardens

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  The Fairy Walk & Mogue’s Enchanted Walk Discover the enchanted woodland creatures and Fairy folk at Wells House, two beautiful woodland walks full of magic and wonder. Children will be enthralled as they uncover hidden treasures within the spectacular landscape of magical plants and trees. Watch out for the wishing well, fairy doors and […]

The Surf Shack Curraloe

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The Surf Shack is a Surf Adventure Centre based in Curracloe, Co.Wexford (Filming location for Spielberg’s epic war drama “Saving Private Ryan”). We offer surf lessons and kids camps at a number of beaches in Co.Wexford from April – October. We also stock a quality online surf shop and some of our own clothing. Learn […]

Tintern Abbey

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This Cistercian monastery was founded c. 1200 by William, Earl Marshal on lands held through his marriage to the Irish heiress, Isabella de Clare. This abbey, founded as a daughter-house of Tintern Major in Wales is often referred to as Tintern de Voto. The nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister still stand. In the 16th […]

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 […]

Forge Craft and Design Centre

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The Forge Craft +Design Centre Baldwinstown, Co. Wexford Once a real working forge, dating back as far as the 1700s, The Award Winning Forge Craft +Design Centre is home to Bramble Crafts. Padraic Parle makes hand-crafted kitchens, home furniture and other unique pieces in wood. Padraic is the sixth  generation to work from this historic […]

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 […]

Seal Rescue Ireland

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Seal Rescue Ireland is offering one-hour “Seal Feed and Enrichment Experiences” three times per day (10 AM, 1 PM and 3.30 PM). Participants should book in advance to avoid any disappointment and groups are limited to six people (age restrictions apply). They also offer a 30 minute guided tour experience for all the family. April-June […]

Ros Tapestry

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PLEASE NOTE: The Ros Tapestry is currently on loan to the OPW in Kilkenny Castle. Our gallery at the Quay in New Ross is closed at present. It is anticipated that the Ros Tapestry will return to New Ross in 2023 when the planned Norman Museum opens at the Quay in New Ross. Queries may […]