Feel the spirit of Wexford this Autumn
A place with people of spirit & story. Let’s stay in holiday mode longer.
Make a break for Wexford and let the autumnal spirit fulfil postcard memories that will last a lifetime.
Discover wholesome staycation spots, hearty food, hidden gems, history galore and so much more. Create truly unique memories in Wexford this autumn! Plan your trip to Wexford now and embrace autumn in Ireland’s Ancient East.
A Different Story Every Time
It doesn’t matter if you have been to Wexford a hundred times before, there is always something new to discover and another story to hear. Wexford people are full of life and stories and they are passionate about sharing them. Whether it’s a personal anecdote made from Wexford memories or a historic tale or legend, the people of Wexford are sure to tell the story of this spectacular county in Ireland’s Ancient East.
Unearth Layers of History
Wexford is the cornerstone of Ireland’s Ancient East and a place with layers upon layers of history waiting to be unearthed and discovered. From the Irish National Heritage Park to beautiful castle gardens like Johnstown Castle Gardens and Museum, and JFK and Dunbrody Famine Ship to Viking ships and other renowned and historic landmarks and locations, our history is layered, varied and vibrant. From historic artefacts, museums, guided tours, landmarks and history told through art, you’ll unfold a part of historic Wexford in every way you plan to explore this autumn.
Adventures for Every Season
Whatever the season, there are adventures to be had around every corner in Wexford. Even through the autumn months, enjoy sea cave kayaking, woodland trails, farm visits or seeing how people lived in Ireland hundreds of years ago, Wexford is the place for discovering something new and don’t let the crisper autumn months stop you. Wexford is beautiful through every season but something about the crisp golden crunch as you explore Ireland’s sunniest county is truly magical and adds to the spirit of Wexford.
Spend Autumn in Wexford
During the autumn months, Wexford’s coast is alive with migrating birds, and the Hook Peninsula offers some of the best whale-watching excursions the country has to offer. Not to mention the stunning views from Hook Lighthouse, one of the oldest operational lighthouses in the world. The rich tapestry of Ireland’s history comes vividly to life in the cornerstone of Ireland’s Ancient East. Immerse yourself in Wexford’s past, uncover 9,000 years of history and fall in love with Wexford. Experience the history of the 1798 Rebellion in Enniscorthy, discover the emigration story of Dunbrody Famine Ship or be intrigued by pre-historic times with a visit to the Irish National Heritage Park.
Ballycross Apple Farm is a must-visit for all ages during the autumn season. Take a traditional tractor and trailer ride to the farm’s pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin. The farm is surrounded by walking trails where you can stretch the legs and return to the on-site cafe for a hot drink to warm up after your excursions. Don’t forget to bring home some of Ballycross Apple Farm’s yummy apple juice!
Or for an even scarier Halloween experience, try out the all new adult scare night at Secret Valley for the Cornmaze Massacre Adult Scare Night…will you dare?! For more spooky, fun and ghouly Halloween experiences across Wexford this autumn, keep an eye on Visit Wexford’s ‘What’s On’ guide where you’ll find everything happening across Wexford from now until next year – don’t miss a thing and keep the spirit of Wexford alive! Come experience Halloween here and stay for longer as you discover Wexford’s finest beaches, trails, iconic attractions, history and more.
The county is covered in gorgeous hiking trails and scenic seaside walks to enjoy whatever the weather. With over 250km of coastline, who says the sandy beaches in Wexford can only be enjoyed in the summer? There is nothing like a stroll along Curracloe Beach, Baginbun Beach or Ballymoney Beach on an autumn’s afternoon.
Feel the spirit of Wexford.
Book your autumn escape at VisitWexford.ie