Don’t sit out this Summer season. Choose Wexford for your staycation.
We may not be able to fly abroad this Summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t go on a holiday. Escape to the Sunny South East for an unforgettable staycation this summer and enjoy all that County Wexford has to offer.
Clocking up the most hours of sunshine than any other Irish county, Wexford should be at the top of your list for your family staycation, romantic retreat, or a much needed weekend getaway with friends this year.
Make a Break for Adventure
Take to the coast and spend a day discovering some of Wexford’s famous beaches and coastlines. Spanning for miles it’s the perfect place to take a dip or try your hand at some water sports. Whether it’s kayaking, fishing, or surfing, there’s nothing like being out on the water and taking in the scenery all while having fun to put you in that holiday mood. See some great activities on offer in County Wexford here.
© Kite Surfing in Duncannon
For a family fun day out, explore some of the many parks, gardens, and farms scattered across the Model county. Our parks and gardens are blooming with fauna and have acres of lush green grass and trails for the children to run around. Well’s House and Gardens and JFK Arboretum are some local favourites. While Secret Valley Wildlife Park, The Village at Wheelock’s, Kia Ora Mini Farm, Blackwater Open Farm, and Seal Rescue Ireland are ideal destinations for animal lovers. Spend the day visiting and learning about all the different animals from donkeys, pigs, and goats to llamas, monkeys, and tortoises. You can count on Wexford to be the best for fun.
© Wells House and Gardens
To make planning easier for you, we have prepared a list of:
1) The best self-catering, glamping, pods and camping available across County Wexford for your staycation this summer,
2) The best family friendly hotels and best value for a staycation in County Wexford as well as
3) A list of the top things to see and do during your family staycation in County Wexford.
Make a Break for Relaxation
Whether you plan to take a solo trip or a romantic couples retreat, we all could do with a little R&R this summer. Book yourself in for a day of pampering at the spa. Leave your stresses at the door as you enjoy a range of treatments at some of Wexford’s award-winning Spas such as Oceo Spa at Seafield Hotel or the 5-star Monart Destination Spa. For the list of the most perfect B&Bs, guest houses, castles and luxury and unique hotel accommodation in County Wexford for that ideal romantic couple’s staycation click here.
© Wilton Castle
Take a break from cooking and takeaways and indulge in some of Wexford’s finest, local fare. Known best for our seafood, meat, and dairy industry you’re sure to have a memorable dining experience at many of the quality restaurants, cafes, and eateries in Wexford. See the best cafes and delis here or view the best restaurant here. You can also view some great food experiences available in County Wexford here.
© La Cote Seafood Restaurant
There’s no shortage of stunning routes for a rejuvenating walk or cycle for people of all fitness levels. Check out some of Wexford Trails’ recommended routes, take it easy on one of our sandy beaches or make the effort to climb Mount Leinster or the Blackstairs Mountains – the views are so worth it. View Wexford’s amazing trails here or if you are interested in culture and heritage click here. For more on what to see and do in County Wexford during your staycation click here.
© Dunbrody Abbey
Make a Break for Reconnecting
Reconnect with your friends and family. What better way to celebrate being reconnected with friends and family than a group staycation in County Wexford? Pack your bags, make a break for it and choose Wexford for a weekend of adventure, relaxation or just catching up. Share some food, have a laugh, and make memories to last a lifetime with those you love in Wexford.