For a Dry Day

Here are our tips for things to do in Wexford when the weather is good:

Johnstown Castle and Gardens

Just a 10-minute drive outside Wexford town, Johnstown Castle and Gardens is the location of the Irish Agriculture Museum. The castle itself is used…

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Rosslare Beach

for a family day out

Located 11km south along the coast from Wexford town, Rosslare is a great family-friendly beach. It has a blue flag for…

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Carne Beach

for a long walk

Carne beach and adjoining St Margaret’s Strand in the far south east of the county together make up an idyllic setting for…

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Curracloe Beach

for a refreshing dip

Famed for playing the role of Omaha beach in Saving Private Ryan, Curracloe is perhaps the most visually impressive beach in…

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Dollar Bay

for a relaxing picnic

This is the perfect spot to get away from the crowds and enjoy a snippet of Wexford’s beautiful coastline in a more…

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Wexford Wildfowl Reserve (The Sloblands)

On the outskirts of Wexford town, 2,500 acres of reclaimed low-lying flat land form the Sloblands, an internationally significant wetland home to…

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JFK Arboretum

Spread over more than 600 acres, JFK Arboretum boasts a beautiful and diverse collection of plants and 4,500 varieties of trees from each of the five…

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Ros Tapestry

Depicting the vivid history of New Ross and the Norman landing in the south east, the Ros tapestry exhibition is a rare treat. Started in 1998, this…

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Loftus Hall

If you enjoy a good old spooking, take the road that runs through Hook Peninsula and stop off at Loftus Hall. No need for specific directions,…

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Hook Lighthouse

Hailed by Lonely Planet in 2011 as the ‘Flashiest Lighthouse’, Hook lighthouse, at the tip of Hook Peninsula, is thought to be one of the oldest…

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1798 Centre

Set beside Vinegar Hill, the award-winning National 1798 Centre is perhaps one of Ireland’s most fascinating history museums. Take yourself back to…

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Enniscorthy Castle

Dating back to 1230, Enniscorthy Castle was built by Anglo-Normans and used primarily as a private dwelling for its various owners. It was the…

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Dunbrody Famine Ship

Docked in the historic town of New Ross, the Dunbrody is a full-scale replica of a famine ship originally built in the 1840s. A step on board will…

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Kilmore Quay

For great seafood restaurants, cosy pubs and a range of seaside activities, take a 22km drive from Wexford town to the quaint fishing village of…

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National Irish Heritage Park

With ringforts, crannogs, fulacht fiadh and Ogham stones, the National Irish Heritage Park takes you on a historical ramble through 900 years of…

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