Wexford – Stunning Stay on the Slaney
For those of you with the Winter blues, day dreaming about their next vacation, look no further than Wexford for a hassle-free holiday at home. For holiday-makers interested in history and culture, or something out of the ordinary, Wexford has a vibrant history waiting to be explored. The county is home to a series of historical and architectural sights and some of the most scenic areas of Ireland’s Ancient East.
Day 1: Enjoy a winter break away at the 4 Star Ferrycarrig Hotel boasting one of the most inspiring locations in Wexford. Located just 10 minutes outside of Wexford town overlooking the River Slaney it is the perfect choice for an off peak escape. www.ferrycarrighotel.ie
Spend a morning visiting the Irish National Heritage Park where you can step back in time to experience the sights, sounds and stories that shaped Ireland in a unique heritage experience that brings to life over 9000 years of Irish history. The Irish National Heritage Park includes 35 acres of woodlands and wetland trails waiting to be explored. Meander through this outdoor museum to learn about Ireland’s historic ancestors. Following your visit to the park, browse the wonderful gift shop filled with inspiring local art, crafts and other gifts and pick up a souvenir to take home before sitting down for a delicious lunch in the the Fulacht Fiadh Restaurant which showcases the best of local, Irish produce. www.irishheritage.ie
On returning to your hotel, explore the adjacent Ferrycarrig Tower House which stands majestically overlooking the River Slaney. It was built in the 1400s to keep watch over the River Slaney and to protect ferries and other boats from roaming rebels and thieves.
Admire the breathtaking views over the river Slaney before relaxing for the afternoon in the Ferrycarrig Hotel. Enjoy Afternoon Tea in their newly decorated Resident’s Lounge created with a superb menu of handcrafted delights using the finest of local produce. Dinner can be enjoyed in the award winning Reeds Restaurant offering a bistro style dining experience. www.ferrycarrighotel.ie/dining
Day 2: The following morning enjoy a refreshing swim in the hotel’s 20m pool or a workout in the Active Health and Fitness Club. If you enjoy the fresh sea air, wrap up warm and take a brisk walk along one of Wexford’s iconic beaches, which is bound to blow away any cobwebs before returning home. www.ferrycarrighotel.ie/leisure-club
Treat yourself to a 2 night midweek stay with this fabulous seasonal Gourmet offer:
• 2 nights accommodation
• Sumptuous full Irish breakfast each morning
• One evening meal in the award winning Reeds Restaurant
• Full use of our Active Health and Fitness Club with 20m pool
• Complimentary bottled water in your room
• Complimentary car parking for all residents
• Complimentary Hi-speed WiFi and broadband throughout the hotel
From €240 (total for two adults)