Three Rocks Walking Trail

Ferrycarrig Tower House, Ferrycarrig, County Wexford, Ireland

Take time to make your way along the Three Rocks Walking Trail, among landmarks and landscape, from Ferrycarrig to Barntown and over Forth Mountain to find breathtaking scenery, biodiversity, and stories of bravery.

Three Rocks Trail leads you along part of the route traversed by the Wexford men during the 1798 rebellion in Wexford, while you are immersed in scenic beauty.


A little adventure goes a long way! The Three Rocks Walking Trail passes by:

    1. Ferrycarrig Castle (16th century) and Bridge
    2. The Crimean War Monument / Round Tower (1858)
    3. Lost Town of Carrig
    4. Carrig Church and Graveyard –
    5. 1798 Attack Site
    6. Barntown Castle (16th century)
    7. Barntown Schools and Community Hall (1871-1989)
    8. St Alphonsus Church Barntown (1848)
    9. The Village with Old School & Church
    10. The Three Rocks 1798 Campsite
    11. Carrigfoyle/ Windgap Quarry
    12. Three Rocks Battle Site
    13. 1798 Militia Burial Site
    14. Carrigfoyle Rock (Cliff Rock)
    15. Carrigshinna Rock (Rock of the Fox)
    16. Drooping Rock
    17. Clourane (Thistle top)
    18. The Raven Rock
    19. Jim Furlong’s House
    20. Skeater Rock (Bushy Summit)
    21. Carrigatinna Rock (Rock of Fire)
    22. Skeaterpark Trailhead (Car Park)

The Ferrycarrig Trailhead and car park is between the bridge and the Ferrycarrig Hotel beside Ferrycarrig Castle on the N11 on the outskirts of Wexford town. The Skeatrepark Trailhead and car park is on the R733, 6.5km from Wexford town and 12km from Wellingtonbridge.  

If you want to explore more Wexford walking trails, don’t miss our blog Best Walking Trail in County Wexford.

More information about the Three Mountain Trail, here