Vinegar Hill Battlefield

Vinegar Hill, Vinegar Hill Lane, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland

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.


Vinegar Hill sits at the top of Enniscorthy, giving visitors a spectacular panoramic view of the town, its surrounding townslands and the River Slaney. It is free to visit and you can stay and admire the views for as long as you like.


Vinegar Hill is less than one hour from Waterford City and is 70 minutes from Kilkenny City.

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