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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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… […]

Gilly Thomas Sculpture Gallery

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Gilly Thomas Sculpture is located next to Gilly’s studio/workshop in beautiful, south County Wexford. You will find her Gallery two miles from Ballinaboola on the L4023 which is the road from the N25 to the JFK Arboretum – drop in on your way there. Gilly is a figurative sculptor creating pieces for the country home […]

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 […]

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 centre and small cafe specialising in delicious home-baked goods.  Dunbrody Abbey and Visitor Centre in County Wexford are built on the site of one of the most […]

Blue Egg Gallery

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The Blue Egg Gallery, in the centre of Wexford town, exhibits and sells contemporary craft work by Irish and international makers. Here, the owner, Mary Gallagher, organises four or five group exhibitions annually where she brings together work by artists working in clay, glass, textiles, wood, willow and metal. In addition the gallery stocks an […]

Bianca Divito Glass Artist

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A beautiful collection of handcrafted “Forever” glass and crystal gifts created by RHS Chelsea, award winning artist, Bianca Divito, are available for her charming studio at The Old Schoolhouse in Coolgreany. Bianca welcomes special glass commissions for a variety of architectural and domestic settings and offers occasional stained glass courses to glass enthusiasts from her professional […]

Bevel Woodworking School

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Bevel Woodworking School offers a range of 1 and 2 day courses, from making your own Adirondack chair to carving a woodspirit. We host the courses at Bevel Furniture Workshops where your own bench, tools and timber are all supplied.  All courses are explained in a step by step process by the tutor Tommy and […]

Beechdale Garden Centre

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We are delighted to be open again and welcoming visitors to the centre!    Beechdale are a well established, well known, family run business, having been on their present site since 1990, with a reputation for value, convenience and quality. Set in an attractive rural setting Beechdale Garden Centre is easily accessible just off the […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Irish National Heritage Park

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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 through Ireland’s past and experience stories, sights and sounds that shaped our […]

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. […]