Facility: Guided Tours

Ferns Rebel Walking Tour

Ferns Rebel Walking Tour takes people through the ancient village of Ferns where we explore stories from its turbulent past. Learn about the 1798 rebellion and of the rebel leader and priest Fr. John Murphy whos final resting place is in the village. Explore how Ferns was one of a few locations outside of Dublin […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Go Paddle

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We are the Premier Provider of Paddlesports in the SouthEast. And we believe that the River Slaney is one of the hidden gems of County Wexford and we want to share it with everyone!   We provide: Leisurely Kayak Trips on the River Slaney – suitable for everyone. Family Fun Kayak Sessions – tailored to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ballyhack Castle

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**Ballyhack Castle is closed to the public for the duration of 2021**   Ballyhack Castle commands an imperious position on a steep-sided valley overlooking Waterford Estuary. It is thought that the Knights Hospitallers of St John, one of the two mighty military orders founded at the time of the Crusades, built this sturdy tower house […]

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 […]

Nolan’s Forge

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Foundry Lane, Bunclody, Y21 H6HP Nolan’s Forge is a restored traditional heritage forge. The forge was operated by the Nolan whom offered a wide range of blacksmithing and farriery services for 7 generations in the 19th & 20th centuries. The forge is open by appointment. A number of events including heritage days and blacksmithing classes […]

By Hook or by Crooke Boat Tours

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Sailing from Ballyhack in Co Wexford and Dunmore East in Co Waterford By Hook or by Crooke Boat Tours offer guided tours of the scenic and historic Waterford Estuary/ Waterford Harbour by boat. The main emphasis of the boat tour is on the history and cultural heritage of Waterford Harbour which has been for many […]

Craanford Mills

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Craanford Mills is a 17th century Watermill located in Crannford, Gorey, Co. Wexford. This corn-grinding mill has been restored to full working order. The works are on view to visitors with interpretive data, explanatory exhibits and wholesome food served in kiln loft cafe.  Open – 1st May to 14th and 19th to 28th June 2024 […]