You’ll quickly warm to the charm and beauty of sunny Wexford.
Let Wexford’s coast inspire you with gorgeous golf courses and a host of watersports
With luscious valleys and hills, Wexford is ideal for walking and cycling. The Wexford Coastal Path is particularly stunning area to take in.
You can enjoy a burst of fresh sea air with a beautiful coastal golf course like St Helen’s Bay or else head more inland with elegant, undulating courses like Faithlegg.
Dedicated to the memory of the US president, this lovely parkland, forest and garden is beautifully designed with over 4,500 trees from all over the world.
Covering an area of seven acres, these lovely gardens encompass formal walled gardens and are rich with design features including an Italian loggia and “old-English” style herbaceous border.
Learn windsurfing, kayaking and sailing at the Rosslare Watersports Centre, explore haunting shipwrecks off the coast with the Pierhouse Dive School, or try some leisurely cruising at the beautiful Kilmore Quay Marina.
With sand-sculpting and quad biking, Wexford’s great for the kids.
Every August, marvel at the incredible pieces sculpted from sand. This festival is a great event and now includes daily children’s activities, and a Hawaiian beach party.
Great fun for all the family with adventure golf, fun caves and 10-pin bowling.
As well as excellent quad biking, Quad Attack boasts a bungee burst, rodeo bull and sumo wrestling. And there’s also a bouncing castle for smaller children to enjoy.
Culture & Festivals
Indulge your cultural side with some excellent festivals from opera to hooves and grooves
An action-packed three days with free gigs, exhibitions, street theatre and more. The centrepiece is the beautiful Dunbrody ship anchored at the quays.
An annual celebration featuring live music, horse racing, a rowing regatta, street theatre, open-air markets and more.
For three months every autumn, Wexford town explodes with a much-loved opera festival with excellent productions and unique shows.
Eating, Drinking & Luxury
Check into an award-winning guesthouse and some luxury four-star accommodation.
Luxurious four-star hotel located on its own private grounds, just a three-minute stroll from Gorey town. All 60 splendid bedrooms are “modern classical” in style.
Churchtown House was associated with some of Wexford’s most powerful families and is now an award-winning guesthouse.
Wexford’s the place to go for beautiful and unique pottery.
Beautiful hand-thrown pottery for the home and garden.
Stylish hand-thrown and handcrafted pottery, with a complete range of tableware, kitchen accessories and one-off pieces.
Discover a wonderful 16th century fort and a replica emigrant ship.
The magnificent Dunbrody is a full-scale replica of a ship built in 1845 for the Graves family of New Ross, which carried thousands of emigrants from Ireland to North America.
This wonderful star-shaped fortress was built on an important promontory in Duncannon Harbor. It was built in 1588 to withstand an invasion by the Spanish Armada.