Places to visit in Wexford this Winter

Winter is a magical time, so make it even more special with a visit to County Wexford


Keep discovering our corner of Ireland’s Ancient East this Winter for staycationsstaycations or that little bit longer

Visit Wexford this Christmas and find jour joy in magical experiences and cosy self-care stays with local food and fun filled nights. Explore Christmas shopping on every corner, stunning coastlines, iconic attractions and Santa experiences for those unforgettable memories. 

Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than planning a festive trip to County Wexford? Discover some of Wexford’s Best Christmas Breaks and enjoy all that the festive season has to offer with Wexford’s Best Christmas Experiences. It’s time to make magical Wexford memories.


If the bustling and vibrant ambience of busy towns is your scene, there are plenty of gorgeous towns scattered across Wexford that are buzzing with experiences and excitement during the Winter months. 



There is nothing quite like a day exploring the outdoors

From coastal to woodland walks, to heritage and culture trails, Wexford has it all. Explore Curracloe Raven Point or Cahore Point Cliff Walk to enjoy a stroll in Wexford’s unique beaches. Tintern Abbey Trails or Ferns Castle trails will delight history and culture lovers. To enjoy a walk through woodlands, try the Courtown Woodland trail or the different trails in Bunclody.



Treat yourself to retail therapy and experience the festivities

Take to the streets of County Wexford’s many market towns and enjoy the spectacle of Christmas lights that decorate the county from late November. Winter is a wonderful time to hit the high streets, where many retailers have winter sales to a T for the upcoming holiday season. County Wexford is a place for plenty of fun and a variety of festive activities for the whole family to enjoy. There are plenty of cafés and restaurants nearby to indulge in a hot chocolate and a delicious festive treat to warm up after an exciting visit to the main man! See more of What’s On in Wexford to ensure you make the most unforgettable memories this Christmas.



Grab some wholesome grub in the warmth of our many fantastic eateries

All the fresh winter air is sure to leave you with an appetite. Wexford’s winter season sees an abundance of hearty, culinary delights introduced on menus of our restaurants and gastro pubs. Warm your body and soul with wholesome dishes prepared using only the best fresh, local Wexford produce. Winter is undeniably a time for indulgence, so go on and treat yourself. Adults can enjoy a warm winter treat such as mulled wine or eggnog while the children can delight in creamy hot chocolate. County Wexford is sure to tickle your taste buds with its abundance of food and drink options.



Experience the most popular attractions in Wexford this Winter

Just because it is a bit chillier outside doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to explore in Wexford. Many of the main attractions in the Model County are open year-round – including the Irish National Heritage Park, Hook Lighthouse and the National 1798 Rebellion Centre. Learn the incredible stories about the history of Wexford, from the pre-historic era to the epic rebellions. All attractions often have a café, so you can kick back and relax with a hot drink and a snack afterwards.


Winter is an excellent time to avail of the many fantastic accommodation deals offered to those visiting County Wexford. Choose from a variety of cosy, welcoming and stunning hotels, guest houses and self-catering accommodations as your base for exploring Wexford. 


Many hotels, attractions and business establishments will have magical Christmas events and festivities taking place throughout the merry season to keep the whole family entertained. See what’s on here.


Explore the winter wonderland that is Wexford this year! Take joy in the magic of County Wexford, in Ireland’s Ancient East this festive season.  


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