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Things to do in Wexford

Wexford has a lot to offer the adventure seeker, as well as being a perfect place to relax and enjoy the people and thousands of years of history. Wexford's Harbour now hosts a new promenade, ideal for an evening stroll. The county's main attractions are all within easy reach of town: (see some examples below ). For more information on Wexford Town please visit Wexford Tourism

Curracloe Beach

Curracloe Beach With 200km of coastline, Wexford has beaches to suit all. Only 7 miles from town, Curracloe Beach is a great example of miles of unspoilt white sandy beach. Guided walking tours of the sand dunes and nearby forest take place daily during summer. In 1997, this was the location for D-Day landing scenes in the Tom Hanks film "Saving Private Ryan".

Selskar Abbey & Westgate Castle

Selskar  Abbey can be seen from most of our bedroom windows Abbey House. This 13th century Westgate Castle and Abbey once formed part of five Norman mediaeval entrances to town. The centre presents an audio-visual theatre with a spectacular presentation of the history of Wexford Town.

Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle Is one of many castles in the area. This is a large gothic-revival style mansion incorporating part of a more ancient castle. It has 50 acres of ornamental grounds and over 200 different kinds of trees, shrubs and three ornamental lakes with wildlife. It also hosts the Irish Agricultural Museum & Famine Exhibition. Johnstown Castle is well worth a visit during your stay in Wexford.

Irish National Heritage Park

Irish National Heritage ParkThis is the region's show piece on a well-developed 35-acre site overlooking the Slaney River. The Park takes you on an adventure through 9,000 years of Irish History. The unique atmosphere presented by the surroundings combined with an excellent restaurant and extensive range of Irish gifts and clothing in the Craft Shop, make it a great day out.

Kilmore Quay

Kilmore Quay Is a small rural fishing village only 20km from town with its lovely thatched houses and miles of sandy beach. Here, you can take a boat trip to the famous Saltee Islands, one of the most important bird sanctuaries in Europe. Bring binoculars to look at the sea birds, there is a colony of Gannets. Kilmore Quay also has a great reputation for Diving and Angling. Species caught locally include bass, cod, shark, tope, ling, mackerel, bream, pollock, skate and whiting. Or just take it easy and sample catch-of-the-day in the local pubs and restaurants.

Dunbrody Heritage Ship

Dunbrody Famine Ship Based in New Ross, Co Wexford, only a 15 minute drive from Wexford Town. This authentic replica of the Three Masted Barque built in Quebec in 1845. This accurate and full scale reproduction of a 19th century famine ship provides the visitor with a unique experience from a period in history which shaped modern day America and Ireland. Tracing the amazing success stories of The Kennedy's, Henry Ford and Commodore Barry and others. A well presented re-enactment, audio visual and computer database of passengers makes this ship well worth a visit.